• Risk
  • Traineeship
  • Junior
  • €3,629 p/m
  • 36 - 40 hours
  • Randstad

Junior Quantitative Model Validator

(Almost) finished your degree in Econometrics, Mathematics, or something similar? And would you like to continue developing your knowledge and skills? Kickstart your career as a quantitative model validator with one of our partners, and develop yourself with our traineeship! 

This is what you'll do

You’ll get started as a full-blown quantitative model validator right away, instantly becoming a part of a team within companies such as ING, de Volksbank or Tikkie. In this role, you identify and quantify model risks and recommend model adaptations when necessary. Your main task will be checking advanced financial models that improve risk management and optimise financial performance. That’s why you need to know your way around financial modelling, validation and risk assessment. You’ll also need in-depth knowledge of financial theories and tools, market structures and regulations.

This is you

  • You’ve (almost) finished a university degree in Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics, or something similar.
  • You’re familiar with programming languages, such as: Python, R, C or MATLAB.
  • You have strong communication skills.
  • You have strong analytical skills.
  • You work accurately and systematically.
  • You currently live in the Netherlands.

What our traineeship brings to you

Accelerate your development

Get ready to grow. With a jam-packed schedule, you’ll take huge strides in developing knowledge and skills. Plus, you’ll get a personal budget to spend on specialised training and courses.

A personal talent manager

During your traineeship, you’ll be guided by your very own talent manager. By giving you their full focus and personalised advice, you’ll learn a lot about your qualities and how you can unlock your full potential. But it doesn’t stop there; you’ll also find out what your blind spots are and how you deal with pitfalls.

Close-knit group of young professionals

You’re not in this alone. Share your experiences and knowledge with young professionals from all kinds of backgrounds in both a professional and personal environment. You’ll see that by the end of your traineeship, you’ll have built strong personal and professional relationships with this group of people.

The benefits

  • A gross salary of €3,629.53 or €3.823,96 per month based on 40 hours (including vacation allowance and a 13th month pay). The exact salary amount depends on the role.
  • The opportunity to develop yourself in a fast-growing environment.
  • 25 annual leave days (based on 40 hours).
  • Travel reimbursement.
  • A wide selection of courses focused on topics such as SQL and Access.
  • Personal training budget of €2,000 annually. Free to be spent however you see fit. The freedom to (partially) work from home.

"When you start working full-time straight out of university, you need some time to adjust. By pursuing a traineeship, you get added value of proper guidance and advice."

avatar Bregje Klomp
Young Professional

“The traineeship really boosted my confidence. I stand up for myself more, and I have more confidence in my own abilities.”

avatar Matthijs Lip
Young Professional

Het traineeship

To grow from a starting quantitative model validator into a specialist, it’s crucial to develop yourself in various areas. During your studies, you’ve already gained a lot of knowledge about Finance & Risk, but now it’s time to put that knowledge into practice at one of our client companies.


In addition to your job at the company, you’ll also receive coaching from a talent manager at Solid Professionals. With your talent manager, you’ll discuss your progress and any issues you might encounter on your client assignment.

Not your average employer

During your traineeship, you’re employed by Solid Professionals. And let us tell you, we’re not your average employer. We are convinced organisations are built by the people who work for them, which leads us to believe that we need to help our employees achieve their full potential.


Your development and happiness at work are our priority. We aim to be your source of information and knowledge and hope to be someone you can truly rely on. To stay connected with one another, we organise lunches, drinks, BBQs, and sports activities. We also regularly invite interesting guest speakers, so we all stay inspired. With all these fun and interesting activities, you’ll get to know all of your fellow trainees and alumni who have gone through the same process as you.

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I’ve applied. What now?

Interested? Apply now. We’ll contact you as soon as possible to see if there’s a match. Do you have any questions about the application process? Check our FAQ!