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by QuantOrDie
September 17th, 2011, 11:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: I think I left it too late ...
Replies: 4
Views: 18800

I think I left it too late ...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AlkmeneThe terminology for what I am doing is vague but mainly doing back office quant support for product risk and product control. Example, to make it clear: BO high wing Vol surface interpolation/extrapolation schemes with arb free conditioning, Local vol testing for...
by QuantOrDie
September 17th, 2011, 8:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: I think I left it too late ...
Replies: 4
Views: 18800

I think I left it too late ...

<t>What have you been doing in the BO? "Supporting on structured trades quant issues" seems vague. Were you doing risk? Regulatory? Tech? Ops? Risk is probably best to move to a trading role.However, you are probably too old, and it doesn't sound like you have much more relevant experience than a 2n...
by QuantOrDie
September 17th, 2011, 8:40 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: GOOG
Replies: 14
Views: 22526

GOOG

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: HansiFairly relaxed and good culture but pay is generally considerably lower when compared to banks/HFs.I know a number of people who had offers from GOOG at 250k+ (USD)So it's not that much of a step back (depending on what your role in the bank/fund is).If you like co...
by QuantOrDie
July 19th, 2011, 12:45 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Is this believable?
Replies: 19
Views: 21121

Is this believable?

Why would you ever believe a word that any recruiter says to you?
by QuantOrDie
July 19th, 2011, 12:44 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: citi
Replies: 9
Views: 22706

citi

I was getting some calls from them. I had the same question.
by QuantOrDie
June 17th, 2011, 4:09 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Gravitational potential energy
Replies: 16
Views: 28618

Gravitational potential energy

QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunHow much energy do you need to rapturize 6 billion people?Enough to prevent yourself from getting a beatdown from the Macho Man.
by QuantOrDie
June 17th, 2011, 4:06 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Factors
Replies: 11
Views: 30987

Factors

wileys, did you ever find a quant job?
by QuantOrDie
June 17th, 2011, 4:05 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: 12345678987654321
Replies: 2
Views: 28777

12345678987654321

by QuantOrDie
June 14th, 2011, 10:59 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: hbs grads make 3.3 million over 20 year career: does this sound right to you?"
Replies: 16
Views: 21693

hbs grads make 3.3 million over 20 year career: does this sound right to you?"

QuoteOriginally posted by: albertmillsdecent engineers working in the oil and gas industry do make about 165k a yearThat's an example of the type of highly-demanded specialty I mentioned as a caveat...
by QuantOrDie
June 14th, 2011, 10:57 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: hbs grads make 3.3 million over 20 year career: does this sound right to you?"
Replies: 16
Views: 21693

hbs grads make 3.3 million over 20 year career: does this sound right to you?"

Excelling (hah!) at anything will always be more valuable than getting a sheepskin, even from HBS.BTW, an average engineer does not earn 3.3 mill over 20 years at current prices, even with a phd (except in some very highly sought specialties).
by QuantOrDie
June 13th, 2011, 4:00 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Front Office Quant Developers in London earn £144K
Replies: 13
Views: 21252

Front Office Quant Developers in London earn £144K

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentQuoteOriginally posted by: mrmisterQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentQuoteOriginally posted by: QuantOrDieI suggest you get a quant to check those numbers...lol this guy again. You do know who Dominic is?The quoted base is very large, unless it is f...
by QuantOrDie
June 13th, 2011, 3:52 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Front Office Quant Developers in London earn £144K
Replies: 13
Views: 21252

Front Office Quant Developers in London earn £144K

QuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentQuoteOriginally posted by: QuantOrDieI suggest you get a quant to check those numbers...lol this guy again. You do know who Dominic is?Yes. I also know that there is no selection of {114,38,7} that sums to 144
by QuantOrDie
June 11th, 2011, 4:11 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Front Office Quant Developers in London earn £144K
Replies: 13
Views: 21252

Front Office Quant Developers in London earn £144K

I suggest you get a quant to check those numbers...
by QuantOrDie
June 6th, 2011, 4:25 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Quants are happy, even model validation (mostly) and I can prove it.
Replies: 40
Views: 25358

Quants are happy, even model validation (mostly) and I can prove it.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsQuoteOriginally posted by: QuantOrDieQuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsQuoteOriginally posted by: QuantOrDieI'm at a tier 1 in non fo with 2yrs, and bonuses are well over your fo bonus range.Maybe you should consider working more than 8.5 hours a day.So you...
by QuantOrDie
June 6th, 2011, 3:24 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Quants are happy, even model validation (mostly) and I can prove it.
Replies: 40
Views: 25358

Quants are happy, even model validation (mostly) and I can prove it.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsQuoteOriginally posted by: QuantOrDieI'm at a tier 1 in non fo with 2yrs, and bonuses are well over your fo bonus range.Maybe you should consider working more than 8.5 hours a day.So you're saying you're not direct revenue generator and you're getting somethin...
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