Purpose of Job
We are seeking a talented Quantitative Risk Analyst I Mid Level
(Machine Learning/Model Risk Management) for our Phoenix, AZ
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. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that
exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk
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
USAA Careers - Award Winning Workplace
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcGKT_Nxdgc) (17 seconds) USAA
Careers World Class Benefits
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APwPQizcENY) (31 seconds)
* Utilizes advanced analytics to assess future risk,
opportunities, and effectiveness and translates results into
meaningful solutions to enhance decision making. * Assesses and
mitigates exposures through the identification of key and emerging
risks in alignment with the risk strategy and appetite. * Applies
knowledge to produce analytical material for discussions with cross
functional teams to understand complex business objectives and
influence solution strategies. * Produces and communicates
analytical content for discussions with cross functional teams,
governance committees and business process owners to influence
business strategies. * May create statistical reporting and
financial analysis to forecast results for required stress test
scenarios, including analyzing and challenging stress testing
results and partnering with relevant functions to validate those
results. * May engage in model validations, produce model
validation reports, measure and aggregate model risks, and/or
report on model issues to committees, auditors, and regulators.
* Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics,
Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline
OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum
required may be substituted in lieu of a degree. * A minimum of 4+
years (8 years if no degree) related quantitative analysis
experience in a discipline relevant to risk management to include
statistical analysis, modeling, mathematics or other quantitative
discipline; OR an advanced degree/designation in Economics,
Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other
quantitative discipline and 2 years of work experience in a
quantitative discipline relevant to risk management; OR a PhD in
Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
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.
* Experience with programming languages including R and Python.
* Understanding of machine learning and artificial intelligence
algorithms' theoretical background. * Ability to work with large
amounts of data. * Strong written and verbal communication
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 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
managers approval prior to posting.
Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is
8/11/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .