Quantitative Risk Analyst I

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Quantitative Risk Analyst I for our San Antonio, TX, Tampa, FL, Phoenix, AZ, Colorado Springs, CO or Plano, TX facility.

This Job Posting is for multiple openings available in 2018 and 2019.

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 practices and processes. Assesses and mitigates enterprise and business un exposures through the identification of key and emerging risks and evaluates alignment with risk strategy and appetite. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans.

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.

 

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.

See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:

USAA Careers

  • Utilizes advanced analytics to assess future risk, opportunities, and effectiveness.
  • Translates results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making.
  • May present findings to various levels of leadership.
  • Utilizes industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate exposures.
  • Develops complex systems and programs that measure aggregate risk exposures.
  • May engage in model validation and/or produce model validation reports.
  • Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change using developed knowledge.
  • May translate recommendations into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review and management.
  • Produces advanced analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Communicates analytical results, findings and solutions to governance committees and business process owners and influences business analysis.
  • May create statistical reporting and financial analysis to forecast results for required stress test scenarios.
  • Analyzes and challenges stress testing results and partners with relevant functions to validate those results.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline required.
    4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 4 or more 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 2 or more years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management Or PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline
  • Successful completion of an analyst assessment may be required 

Preferred

  • Ability to support model development and maintenance, including documentation, testing, performance monitoring and re-development as necessary
  • Experience with programming languages such as SAS, Python, and R
  • Strong knowledge of modeling techniques such i.e.. (Generalized linear modeling, Time Series, CART, Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Factor analysis experimental design and hypothesis testing.)
  • Advanced degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline

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.