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DWS - Product Structuring Analyst

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

IT, Product
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Job Description:

About DWS:

Today, markets face a whole new set of pressures – but also a whole lot of opportunity too. Opportunity to innovate differently. Opportunity to invest responsibly. And opportunity to make change.

Join us at DWS, and you can be part of an industry-leading firm with a global presence. You can lead ambitious opportunities and shape the future of investing. You can support our clients, local communities, and the environment.

We’re looking for creative thinkers and innovators to join us as the world continues to transform. As whole markets change, one thing remains clear; our people always work together to capture the opportunities of tomorrow. That’s why we are ‘Investors for a new now’.

As investors on behalf of our clients, it is our role to find investment solutions. Ensuring the best possible foundation for our clients’ financial future. And in return, we’ll give you the support and platform to develop new skills, make an impact and work alongside some of the industry’s greatest thought leaders. This is your chance to achieve your goals and lead an extraordinary career.

This is your chance to invest in your future.

Read more about DWS and who we are here.

Team / division overview

The structuring department of DWS develops investment solutions for our retail and institutional investors worldwide. While the focus of activities lies on quantitative aspects, also regulatory and / or accounting issues relating to the developed investment solutions are being analysed.

Role Details

As a product structuring analyst you will (be):

  • Support the development and enhancement of proprietary quantitative models of the DWS Structuring team and document and test those models.
  • Working closely with the Structuring team on topics including model assumptions and limitations to ensure models remain fit for purpose and execute tests and controls to identify model weaknesses.
  • Participate in independent model reviews on complex topics in accordance with business needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Assurance of Model Risk Management requirements.
  • Development of model-based Strategic Asset Allocations for institutional clients, as well as individual asset allocation strategies and model-based investment solutions.
  • Preparation of simulations and sensitivity analyses of various investment strategies and portfolio compositions.
  • Elaboration of asset-liability studies for institutional customers based on existing liability profiles including the creation of deterministic- and / or stochastic scenario and sensitivity analyses.
  • Ongoing analysis of existing solutions and consulting approaches and their conceptual further development.
  • Create new and maintain existing code in different programming environments to implement models and solutions developed by the Structuring team.

We are looking for

  • Completed university degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Mathematical Finance / Statistics / Computer Science).
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Good knowledge of capital markets.
  • Programming skills, ideally in Python, C# and / or Matlab.
  • Professional handling of common MS Office programs, especially Excel (VBA). Experience in LaTeX is beneficial.
  • Very good written and spoken English skills are required, German language skills are beneficial.
  • Flexibility in learning new tasks and the ability to work carefully and purposefully even under pressure.
  • High resilience and a high degree of creativity, initiative, and entrepreneurship.

What we’ll offer you:

At DWS we’re serious about diversity, equity and creating an inclusive culture where colleagues can be themselves sand it’s important to us that you enjoy coming to work - feeling healthy, happy and rewarded. At DWS, you’ll have access to a range of benefits which you can choose from to create a personalised plan unique to your lifestyle. Whether you’re interested in healthcare, company perks, or are thinking about your retirement plan, there’s something for everyone.

DWS’ Hybrid Working model is designed to find the right balance between in-person collaboration and engagement in the office, which is core to our working culture, and working from home. Each business group varies on the split between time spent in the office and at home, but this will be discussed and made clear as part of your application and interview process. We will continue to review and evolve our working environments and methods to ensure that we are working in the best way possible for our people.

If you require any adjustments or changes to be made to the interview process for any reason including, or related to a disability or long-term health condition, then please contact your recruiter and let them know what assistance you may need. Examples of adjustments include providing a change to the format of the interview, or providing assistance when at the DWS office. This will not affect your application and your recruitment team will discuss options with you.

The successful candidate will be asked to present a recent version of the criminal record.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.


We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.