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Quantitative Analyst Lead/Model Development

Company: USAA
Location: Avondale
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented Quantitative Analyst Lead/Model Development for one of the following locations: San Antonio Home Office I, Austin Design Studio, Colorado Springs Campus, Phoenix Campus,/ Plano Legacy, San Antonio Vista Corporate, San Antonio Convent Street, San Antonio Home Office II/III, San Antonio One Riverwalk, Tampa Campus or Remote.

Acts as strategic partner in anticipating modeling opportunities and developing solutions to drive business results. Leads, motivates and facilitates cross-functional teams through the problem resolution process, including creating models to produce substantiated recommendations and reports in support of business initiatives, efficiencies and potential strategies. This may include modeling design, development, process and utilization of sophisticated statistical modeling methods and tools. Considers risks, competitiveness and business impact of requests and builds models where evaluation of intangibles is required. Independently, under minimal supervision, with a high level of certainty, manages/ performs multiple complex and often unique work assignments and problem resolution across systems, processes or channels; and navigates obstacles to deliver the work product. Drives and directs quality work efforts. Accountable for achieving business objectives and results; and has the authority to make business related decisions.Job Requirements

  • Assist leadership to develop a strong modeling analytics team.
  • Acts as a mentor to junior modeling analysts providing ongoing feedback and coaching.
  • Develops team reputation as highly skilled experts in the area of predictive modeling.
  • Regularly interacts with business partners to identify opportunities for predictive analytics to drive business strategy and results.
  • Ability to deliver analytical insights to senior leadership.
  • Lead the development, enhancement and implementation of statistical and other quantitative models to support loss prediction, assess member value, predict
  • member behavior or financial performance and other business applications.
  • Full ownership of the model development process and relationship with the business customer: from conceptualization through data exploration, model selection and validation, implementation, business user training and support.
  • Develops and provides subject matter expertise on current and emerging predictive modeling techniques for various areas within the financial services industry.
  • Monitors and understands emerging technology that can affect modeling and potential business risk.
  • Researches new internal and external data sources.
  • Communicates technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Educates and coaches peers and business partners to leverage predictive analytical solutions.
  • Coordinates with legal counsel to ensure regulatory compliance regarding model design and the acquisition and usage of data for segmentation and modeling purposes.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field (4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.)
      Or
      A Master's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field
      Or
      A PhD in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field
      If Bachelor's degree, 8 or more years related work experience in statistical model development
      Or
      If a Master's Degree, 6 or more years related experience in statistical model development
      Or
      If a Ph.D.,4 or more years related experience in statistical model development
    • 3 or more years of direct and/or indirect management experience
    • Expert knowledge of data analysis tools and industry data sources
    • Expert knowledge in developing analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, R, BI tools or other analytical software
    • Expert knowledge of a broad range modeling techniques (Generalized linear modeling, Time Series, CART, Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Factor analysis, experimental design, hypothesis testing, etc.)
    • Demonstrated leadership ability and capability to influence decision making at various levels of management*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
      • Experience knowledge with Economic Capital Modeling
      • Experience knowledge with Asset Liability Management
      • Experience knowledge with Operational Risk Modeling
      • Experience knowledge with Stress Testing
      • Experience knowledge with Capital Markets
      • Experience knowledge with Credit Risk ModelingThe 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 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 2/27/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.

Keywords: USAA, Avondale , Quantitative Analyst Lead/Model Development, Professions , Avondale, Arizona

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