Financial Engineer in Westlake Village, CA at AmeriHome Mortgage Company

Date Posted: 11/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Title:            FINANCIAL ENGINEER

What we’re looking for:

AmeriHome Mortgage is looking for a Financial Engineer to join our Capital Market’s Analytics Team. The Analytics team works closely with the firm’s trading desk and is responsible for building and maintaining the firm’s core financial and optimization models and providing analytical support for trading and hedging. In this role, a successful candidate can look forward to a progressive career path and continued professional growth.

What you will do:

  • Create, maintain and deliver quantitative processes including data mining, predictive modeling and other complex data processing
  • Utilize complex quantitative software to manage the pipeline and servicing positions, risk analyses, hedge strategies and market data
  • Design, develop and maintain tools for the firm’s trading desks to support bidding, hedging, pooling and other analyses

What you will need:

  • Requires either (i) an advanced degree in Quantitative Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or some other technically rigorous curriculum or (ii) 2+ years of work experience in quantitative finance.  Must have earned a 3.50 cumulative GPA or better from undergraduate and, if applicable, advanced degree institution
  • Previous developing and programming experience and/or intensified course work in Computer Science preferred
  • Previous support of trading desks or knowledge of fixed income trading, mortgage banking or correspondent lending a plus

What will really catch our eye:

  • Requires a strong background in C#, SQL Server, Excel and Excel VBA
  • Experience manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources

Our top performers share the following traits:

  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner (both verbally and in writing)
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced environment

What We Offer:

At AmeriHome, our employees are our most important asset. To demonstrate our commitment to them, in addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer a comprehensive suite of benefits to help our employees manage their personal lives and plan for the future, while working hard at their home away from home. We offer a generous contribution strategy that keeps our benefits competitive and affordable and ensures that we are able to attract and retain the best talent.

Who We Are:

AmeriHome Mortgage, a Western Alliance Bank company, was established in 2014. By 2017, we earned the distinction of being a Top 10 mortgage lender. AmeriHome is a multi-channel, mortgage investor, direct-to-consumer lender, and servicer, headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. We currently employ over 1000 people in our Thousand Oaks, Dallas, and Irvine facilities where we purchase and originate over 12,000 loans per month.

Focused on delivering excellence in lending, our motivation for success is represented throughout the company and thrives from the trust built between all employees. AmeriHome is always looking for top talent to join our growing, fast-paced, and friendly teams.


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