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Lead Quantitative Risk Analyst, Credit Risk Review - Wholesale Data Analytics (Hybrid)

Company: USAA
Location: Tempe
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Job Our Data Analytics team supports, enables, and solutions the data and analytics needs of the Wholesale Credit Risk Review team. This unique opportunity will enable the Quantitative Risk professional to collaborate with others across business units, risk management, and the USAA Enterprise in the translation of business needs into data requirements and the fulfillment thereof.

This Lead Quantitative Risk Analyst is the Counterparty and Investment credit Data Analytics subject matter expert in Credit Risk Review.
---This position is responsible for the quality and timely execution of data analytics requests in support of Continuous Monitoring, Periodic Reviews, and Portfolio Assessments for non-lending wholesale credit risk residing in USAA Federal Savings Bank and identification of additional wholesale lending and non-lending credit risks across the Enterprise
---Provide support to the Wholesale Credit Risk Review team through an independent and robust Data Analytics program including:
o Data acquisition
o Data preparation
o Data wrangling
o Data presentation and delivery
o Data visualization
o Build solutions that empower the Wholesale Credit Risk Review team with timely information to inform their work, automating where possible
---Serve as a coach and mentor of other colleagues on the Data Analytics team
---Conduct peer reviews and establish protocols
---Collaborate with other Wholesale Credit Risk Review Leads to understand their data needs, provide solutions, and enable the consistent execution of the USAA Credit Risk Review programs

This position reports to the Credit Risk Review Director of Data Analytics and is available as Hybrid in Plano TX, San Antonio TX, Charlotte NC, Tampa FL, Phoenix AZ, and Colorado Springs CO

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. Works with leadership to remediate gaps and improvements identified between existing practices and regulatory requirements. Leads and executes complex initiatives and cross functional teams within the Chief Risk Office and across the Enterprise that drive problem resolution. Leverages broad enterprise knowledge and business acumen related to core discipline(s), products and processes. Job Requirements 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.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Applies expert analytical knowledge to utilize advanced analytics to assess future risk and/or new risks, opportunities, and effectiveness.
  • Translates results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making.
  • Presents findings to senior level leadership.
  • Applies expert knowledge and industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate exposures.
  • Develops complex systems and programs that measure aggregate risk exposures.
  • Performs model validations and presents results to senior leadership.
  • 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 senior leadership. Recommendations typically have a major impact on business results.
  • Provides subject matter expertise in operationalizing recommendations.
  • Applies expert knowledge to produce advanced analytical material to lead discussions with cross functional teams and senior leadership to understand complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Demonstrates thought leadership in cross functional team environments.
  • Drives and creates cross functional teams in support of initiatives that have significant impact to the enterprise or a core business area.
  • Provides direction and mentorship to other team members in the peer review process.
  • Expertly communicates analytical results, findings and solutions to governance committees and business process owners and influences business analysis. Minimum Requirements:
    • 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.
    • 8 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 6 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 4 years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk managementPreferred Experience:
      • Data analytics or science experience using SQL, SAS, and visualization tools (Tableau) preferred
      • Automation solutions through technology preferred, but not required
      • Knowledge of market credit data transactions, including derivatives, settlements and mortgage capital markets at large financial institutions is preferred
      • Expertise in quantitative analysis of public and private sector fixed income securities and knowledge of fixed income markets preferred
      • Data Analytics experience in Credit Risk Review is preferred, but not required
      • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required with ability to present complex and sensitive issues to managementCompensation:USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $117,600.00 - $211,700.00 (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average. Shift premium will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.Please click on the link below for more details. USAA Total Rewards Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Tempe , Lead Quantitative Risk Analyst, Credit Risk Review - Wholesale Data Analytics (Hybrid), Professions , Tempe, Arizona

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