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Quantitative Risk Analyst I

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With USAA, you can make a difference in the lives of our members. Among an inspiring team, you will develop quantitative and analytic models, assessments and applications. Through your deep experience in various disciplines, you will apply diverse methodologies to solve complex and undefined risk-related problems. Come build a meaningful career and work alongside leadership to drive USAA forward.

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What makes a successful Quantitative Risk Analyst I at USAA? Review the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re the right fit.

  • Consistent
  • Results driven
  • Focused
  • Detailed oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Strategic

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Here's what our people are saying

Jackie Galvin, Risk Analyst, Senior

The leadership team is committed to enabling employees to learn and grow. I am proud to work for a company that focuses so clearly on doing the right thing for our members and our employees. That commitment and drive is evident as we work together to ensure effective Risk Management throughout the lines of defense.

Jackie GalvinRisk Analyst, Senior

Zyn Nie, Director Quantitative Risk Management

USAA reminds me every day that while we take care of each other and those who count on us to serve them, we will absolutely be rewarded. We are truly blessed to work for such a great company, alongside all the amazing people who are diligently dedicated to fulfill our commitment to become a fully compliant company.

Zyn NieDirector Quantitative Risk Management

Ashley Morrison, Lead Risk Analyst

I love working at USAA. I feel empowered as a risk professional and I enjoy working alongside leaders who are passionate and mission focused.

Ashley Morrison Lead Risk Analyst

Benefits

  • Health Insurance

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Onsite Gym/ Fitness Center

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plan (With Match)

  • Health and Wellness Programs

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  • Corporate responsibility — Our corporate responsibility programs share a common purpose of giving back to the military community.
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  • Educational opportunities — We foster a culture of learning, inspiring you to further develop your skill set and education.

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Quantitative Risk Analyst I

Job ID R0030964

Purpose of Job

Provides risk management support for a line of business or staff agency in key risk identification, measurement and aggregation, and the understanding and management of risk through appropriate practices and processes. Assesses and mitigates enterprise and business un exposures through the identification of key and emerging risks and evaluates alignment with risk strategy and appetite. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans.

Job Requirements

  • Utilizes advanced analytics to assess future risk, opportunities, and effectiveness.
  • Translates results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making.
  • May present findings to various levels of leadership.
  • Utilizes industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate exposures.
  • Develops complex systems and programs that measure aggregate risk exposures.
  • May engage in model validation and/or produce model validation reports.
  • Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change using developed knowledge.
  • May translate recommendations into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review and management.
  • Produces advanced analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Communicates analytical results, findings and solutions to governance committees and business process owners and influences business analysis.
  • May create statistical reporting and financial analysis to forecast results for required stress test scenarios.
  • Analyzes and challenges stress testing results and partners with relevant functions to validate those results.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline required.
    4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 4 or more years related quantitative analysis experience in a discipline relevant to risk management to include statistical analysis, modeling, mathematics or other quantitative discipline
  • Or advanced degree/designation in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline and 2 or more years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management
  • Or PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline
  • Successful completion of an analyst assessment may be required 

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in economics, statistics, or closely related quantitative field
  • Knowledge of modeling/methods such as of limited dependent and/or variables time series econometric
  • Experience with statistical platforms such as SAS or R
  • Knowledge of a programming language such as Python
  • Strong writing skills

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 04/10/19 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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