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Quantitative Risk Analyst Careers

1) How different are quantitative risk analyst positions to desk quant positions? Do you pick up the same knowledge in terms of pricing derivatives and programming? How easy is it to move?
2) What are the downsides to this role?
3) How able are you to move to quant development?
4) What is the difference between a risk analyst and a quantitative risk analyst?
5) How easy is it to get pigeonholed into this and be able to move an adjacent role?
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