Quantitative Analyst - Model Validation, Dublin

Date: 29 May 2024

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Quantitative Analyst – Model Validation


Location: AIB Group, Molesworth Street, Dublin (Model Validation is currently working on a hybrid basis with a set 2 days per week in the office)


Are you an analyst with more than one year’s experience who is seeking to progress in their career? Are you interested in how data and analytics can help us to back our customers and ensure the success and stability of the bank?


We’re looking for someone who:


  • Uses statistical techniques and data analytics tools to review and challenge the models being used within the bank;
  • Challenges the modelling teams and business areas in the bank to assure and improve the bank’s models;
  • Works with business units to promote and deliver a best in class analytics service consistent with their needs;
  • Actively seeks opportunities to learn from other team members and to grow within the role;
  • Provides on the job training to more junior team members.


Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you have:


  • Relevant third level qualification or Postgraduate qualification in an analytical discipline, e.g. mathematics, applied mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering, econometrics, actuarial science;
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a quantitative analytics role (credit risk analytics experience is preferred);
  • Experience in applying statistical tools and techniques in a practical setting to help the bank in ensuring models and data driven decisions are robust and can be relied upon;
  • A natural inclination to challenge established ways of thinking and an ability to articulate your opinion;
  • Practical knowledge and professional experience of analytics languages (SAS is preferred but R or the use of Python for statistical analysis will also be considered) and data extraction using SQL;
  • An understanding of the regulatory expectations as it applies to credit risk models and a willingness to gain the in-depth understanding required to progress in the role.


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information  the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them via email careers@aib.ie.



Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.


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