QuoteOriginally posted by: minimal00Hi,I am wondering about roles that are "around" the front office (it depends of the structure, but often it is considered middle office or compliance). In fact I would like to know which would be the most interesting in terms of learning and experience or ability to switch/move/evolve.- Model Validation (I have heard it depends of the structure, but this is my first choice)- Market Risk (I have heard it is becoming more and more compliance, with less and less charming aspects for quant finance lovers)- Quant Business Analyst (half quant half IS specialist) (Some people say it is not possible to move from it, even if you are on the trading floor)ThxUh. Problem with Model Val is that it can a shithole in which you don't do anything useful (ask Gamal). It depends on the firm.Market Risk is a big area. I think research is quite interesting. But you could also end up crunching some numbers and running backtesting/ calibration routines written by someone else, so be careful.Quant business analyst sounds like a nightmare to me!