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Sr. Quantitative Risk Analyst - Credit Card Portfolio (Remote Work Environment Available)

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Job ID R0052657 Date posted 09/29/2020

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Sr. Quantitative Risk Analyst - Credit Card Portfolio (Remote Work Environment Available). This position is available in the San Antonio Home Office, Plano, or 100% Remote Work Environment.

The Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst – Credit Card Portfolio position will provide independent oversight and effective challenge to first line of defense teams with respect to credit card portfolio account management post-origination strategies. The ideal candidate will have analytical card experience in a large financial institution, the proven ability to be a self-starter, critical thinker and problem solver, and technical expertise in SQL, Python, SAS or similar.

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 quantitative and analytical practices and processes. 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 quantitative analytics to identify and solve complex and/or undefined risk problems. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans. Works with leadership to remediate gaps and improvements identified between existing practices and regulatory requirements.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

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ABOUT USAA RISK Management

USAA is a growing financial services company and the Risk Management function at USAA is an important part of this growth.  It is an exciting time at USAA and in our Risk Management organization.  We are a diversified team of Risk professionals, working across all lines of business across USAA operations (banking, insurance, investments) seeing the incredible growth first-hand. Working at USAA in Risk Management affords you the ability to be a part of USAA’s noble mission on a daily basis. We stand behind our 11 million members who rely on us every day.

Tasks:

  • Utilizes advanced analytics to assess future risk, opportunities, and effectiveness and translates results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making.
  • Applies advanced knowledge and industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate 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 Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline. 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 6 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 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.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven ability to be a self-starter, independent and critical thinker, and problem solver
  • Experience communicating to senior leadership with the ability to influence
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Strong technical programming experience in SQL, Python, SAS or similar
  • Prior experience in a 1st or 2nd line Credit role in a large financial institution

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 packages 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 available for this position.

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