Modeling Analyst I

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Modeling Analyst I for our Remote, Addison, TX, Tampa, FL (Sabal Park) or Phoenix, AZ facility.

Develop and analyze data to predict business results or member behavior. Technically proficient in statistics, mathematics, and tools used in predictive modeling. Partner cross-functionally with business to deliver breakthrough analytical solutions to support a winning strategy in a continually changing business environment.

Job Requirements

  • Develop, enhance and support implementation of statistical and other quantitative models to support forecasting, member behavior based scoring and other business applications.
  • Understand technical issues in econometric and statistical modeling and apply these skills toward solving business problems.
  • Proficient in the model development process and builds relationships with the business customer: from conceptualization through data exploration, model selection and validation, implementation, business user training and support.
  • Understands the model lifecycle management process with ability to apply to models.
  • Monitor statistical model performance and provide technical guidance to business leadership.
  • Communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field; Or 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
  • 4 or more years related work experience in statistical analysis and model development; OR If a Master's Degree, 2 or more years related experience in statistical model development; OR If a Ph.D., 1 or more years related experience in statistical model development
  • Proficient knowledge of data analysis tools and industry data sources
  • Proficient knowledge in developing analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, BI tools or other analysis software
  • Proficient knowledge in 2 or more statistical techniques (Generalized linear modeling, Time Series, CART, Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Factor analysis experimental design and hypothesis testing).
  • Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be required.


  • 6 or more years AML experience in transaction monitoring in design/validation statistical analysis and model development.
  • Proven experience in one or more industry platforms (i.e. Actimize).
  • Proven experience working with model risk management in the model validation process.
  • Proven experience in retail banking organization.
  • Active AML Certifications.
  • Proficiency in SQL and standard modelling tools (e.g. SAS, SPSS, Python, R, etc.).
  • Experience in conducting and documenting tuning and optimization activities related to Transaction Monitoring models, including data validation, statistical analysis, recommendation of thresholds, and presentation of results.
  • Experience in producing documentation in a highly regulated environment.

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.