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Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst

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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 Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst 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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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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Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst

Job ID R0031254

Purpose of Job

Conducts and develops quantitative and analytic models, assessments and/or applications in support of risk management efforts that assess the market and identify risks and gaps in existing or proposed processes. Applies diverse methodologies and deep experience in a variety of disciplines to identify and solve complex and/or undefined risk problems. Works with leadership to remediate gaps and improvements identified between existing practices and regulatory requirements.

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.
  • Applies advanced knowledge and industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate exposures.
  • Develops complex systems and programs that measure aggregate risk exposures.
  • Engages in model validation and produces model validation reports Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change.
  • Translates recommendations into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review and management.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to produce advanced analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Provides mentorship to other team members in the peer review process.

Minimum Experience:

  • 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.
  • 6 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 4 or more years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management
    Or PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline and up to 2 years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management
    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

  • 6 years + performing quantitative analytical work, statistical analysis, financial modeling, risk management reporting, portfolio analysis, etc.
  • Experience managing, organizing, and structuring complex data for use in analytics across risk functions and/or retail lending products
  • Industry experience in residential mortgage, home equity lending, ALLL, other retail bank lending, or credit union, etc.
  • Industry experience with loss mitigation and default servicing in residential mortgage portfolios
  • Intermediate SAS programming skills or equivalent experience with other programming/scripting languages (e.g., Python, Matlab, R, etc.)
  • Master's or PhD in a quantitative discipline
  • One or more of the following designations:
    • SAS or Microsoft programming certifications
    • Professional Risk Manager (PRM)
    • Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
    • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

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 04/16/19 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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