• General
  • Amsterdam/Remote
  • Full-time
  • Immediately

How you describe yourself

  • You love solving quantitative problems in a team and you are able to distinguish main issues from side issues. Your second love is data (or first – that is also fine).
  • Master’s degree in econometrics, actuarial sciences, mathematics, physics, or other quantitative studies.
  • Experience with programming and analyzing data using Python, SAS, SQL, R, or other languages.
  • Eager to develop yourself and discover the business units of RiskQuest: Financial Risk Modeling, Data Science, Data Engineering and Solutions.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
  • This role is for starters only (less than 2 years of working experience).

What we offer you

  • 2 year program in which you thoroughly get to know RiskQuest and its activities, with a minimum of 2 external projects at different business units and 1 internal assignment.
  • A training program to develop your soft and hard skills through a mix of internal and external courses on risk management, credit risk, financial crime analytics, data science and data engineering.
  • On the job mentoring by senior colleagues.
  • Challenging projects where you are in the lead to help the client to get the most out of their data, models and organization.
  • A flat organization where the lines are short, and you can help shape the strategy of the organization.
  • A fantastic office location in the heart of Amsterdam with a garden and a bar.
  • A great team of 50 smart, inspiring and sociable colleagues.
  • Excellent primary and secondary employment conditions.

Want to go for a traineeship at RiskQuest

The 2 year traineeship is designed to prepare RiskQuest’s future consultants by providing graduates challenging roles and projects at various financial institutions, insurance companies and pension funds.

You will rotate across at least 2 of our business units (Financial Risk Modelling, Data Science, Data Engineering, and Solutions), develop your soft and hard skills through a mix of internal and external courses, and be closely mentored by senior colleagues.

In addition to excellent primary and secondary employment conditions, we offer serious intellectual challenges, a very pleasant working atmosphere with regular social activities as well as flexible working hours.

Our Company

We are a consultancy specialized in (risk) models for the financial sector. In an increasingly complex world, there is also an increasing need to manage risks. Models are an important instrument in this regard. Our services focus on all aspects of the use of models: data, model development, validation, policy and strategy.

In recent years we have been able to build up an impressive customer base. We work for all major Dutch financial institutions. In addition, we are continuously expanding our services.

We are a team of 50 ambitious individuals, almost all of whom have a quantitative background in econometrics, mathematics and physics. Mutual social contacts and an informal working atmosphere with a lot of individual freedom are important to us. You quickly become part of our close-knit team.


Your day at RiskQuest

  • Start of the day
    09:00  -  09:30
    Every team member provides a short update and you discuss what you will be working on that day.
  • Data analysis
    09:30  -  11:00
    In the morning, you continue with your analysis that will be used as input for models
  • Table tennis break
    11:00  -  11:30
    After getting some satisfactory results, you can do with a break by challenging your colleague to a game of table tennis
  • Lunch
    12:00  -  13:00
    It is time for lunch with all of your colleagues
  • Client meeting
    13:00  -  14:00
    You share your results with the client and get some valuable input from him
  • Team meeting
    14:00  -  16:00
    Together with your team you go over the latest findings, and determine the direction for the upcoming days
  • Coach meeting
    16:00  -  16:30
    As a trainee you will have frequent meetings with your mentor to discuss your progress
  • Training
    16:30  -  17:00
    You finish the day with a training or a knowledge session from a colleague.

Some insights from your colleagues at RiskQuest

At RiskQuest you can make a meaningful impact from day one, while working with the biggest players in the industry. Learning and development is at the centre of what we do, and is propelled by a diverse and experienced group of colleagues. We celebrate success and work as a team.

Louise Schriemer
Consultant - Financial Risk Management

Our application procedure

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The recruitment team screens your application on the basis of a CV, motivation letter and list of grades. Do we look like a good match on paper? Then the recruitment team will contact you within 2 days.
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Introductory meeting
Match? Then we would like to welcome you to the office. We would love to get to know you through an introductory meeting
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Second interview
If the introductory meeting was a success, we would like to plan a second interview with two of our consultants. You will be given a case interview if deemed necessary in the introductory meeting.
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Third interview
If the second interview with the consultants was a success, we would like to plan a third interview with senior people within the organization.
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If all interviews were succesful, we will present you with an offer!
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RiskQuest strives to provide feedback within 2 working days

When you find a position that matches your skill set. Click the "Apply now" button on any open job listing. From there, you can fill out the form and submit your application.

We support learning and development for all RiskQuesters. Together with your coach you will map out your learning needs.

Our company's main language is English.

The RiskQuest Recruitment team (Recruiter, Consultant and Partner) will review your resume, grade lists and cover letter.

Diederik careers

Do you have a question?

Feel free to contact Diederik, Recruiter at RiskQuest.
06 - 20 04 34 19

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