Analyst, Market Risk Strategy

Date: Nov 12, 2022

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)


Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Home


Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #: 70521



The Role at a Glance:

We’re excited to add an Analyst, Market Risk Strategy to the Market Risk Strategy Team.  

An exciting opportunity to join a newly created team within Market Risk Management (MRM) that is responsible for the hedging and market risk management strategy, product risk management strategy, and fund risk management analytics and strategy. The position will be heavily involved in developing market risk strategies that use capital markets, actuarial and computational tools and models to hedge and manage capital market risk exposures to the underlying businesses and investments. The role will also work with, and leverage the work of, other MRM asset and liability teams and other product and finance teams across the company closely and play a vital role in optimizing our hedging programs, and managing the inforce business and developing new products to support company’s sustainable growth. 

What you'll be doing:

Contribute to the overall strategic in the development and implementation of hedging strategies and solutions to manage embedded market risks within Lincoln’s annuity and life insurance products. 
Contribute to continued enhancements of our market risk management and hedge solutions in practice and theory, on asset/liability risk modeling, hedge strategies, risk analytics, and performance attribution reporting.  
Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) or responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions. 
Hedge Strategy:  
Perform integrated asset/liability hedge strategy analysis, developing tools and leveraging the MRM risk modeling and derivatives portfolio teams for support of asset/liability projections and modeling support. Improve strategy to maintain its optimality as the book, markets, market experience evolves. Reduce hedge costs by looking for synergies across products/businesses. Develop hedge strategy that optimizes the value of the in-force and supports sustainable growth. 
Product Strategy: 
Provide MRM advisory oversight of product market risk review while adhering to support sustainable growth. Developing tools and leveraging models and tools from other teams. Be an active part of product design such that market risks can be internally sourced/recycled/offset. Be a partner to the lines of businesses in ideating and developing next generation of products and market risk solutions. 
Fund Strategy and Analytics: 
Perform the funds analytics function that actively measures and reports fund performance, underlying the variable products, and its impact on key financial metrics, making hedge strategy recommendations and working with Funds Management as needed.  Provide MRM advisory oversight of the onboarding of new funds and changes to the risk management platform while adhering to best practices in financial engineering. 

What we're looking for:

Must Haves 

  • 4 Year/Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field or equivalent work experience 
  • 3 - 5+ Years of work experience, with two years of experience programming or modeling for financial industry with C++ in high-performance applications involving multi-threading, multi-processes, and/or MPI.  

Nice to have  

  • Annuity valuation and product pricing experience strongly preferred, with working knowledge of annuity products & marketplace, statutory capital, GAAP accounting of VA, FIA and RILA annuities, hedging strategies and mutual funds 
  • Recent annuity hedging program experience strongly preferred, with working knowledge of quantitative finance, stochastic simulation, and financial derivatives.  
  • Hands -on modeling experience of complex financial projections, such as actuarial pricing projections and FP&A 
  • Investment, actuarial, or risk management credential 
  • Prior experience in rating agency or investment banks performing life insurance industry analysis 
  • Prior experience on hands-on computational modeling and data analysis using C++/Python/SQL 
  • Prior experience for fund analysis or portfolio analysis for VA products  
  • Prior experience in capital management or financial analysis function

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.


What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training


Work Arrangement

Hybrid/Home : Employees will work from home on average more days per week.


 About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at


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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


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