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Modeling Analyst Lead (Remote)

Company: USAA
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Modeling Analyst Lead for our Charlotte facility. This person may also work remotely.

Serves as a 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. Manages and 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 RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA 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:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Contributes to the development of a strong modeling analytics team that works with key partners to design databases that meet organizational needs using conceptual, logical, and difficult data models.
  • Develops team reputation as highly skilled experts in the area of predictive modeling; serves as a mentor to teammates.
  • 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.
  • Leads 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.
  • Manages and owns all aspects of the model development process including managing 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 across team 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.
  • Coordinates with legal counsel to ensure regulatory compliance regarding model design and the acquisition and usage of data for segmentation and modeling purposes.
  • Maintains sustainable model code and follows best practices for collaboration and version control.Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's -degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • 8 years related work experience in statistical model development; OR If Advanced Degree, 6 years of experience in statistical model development.
    • Expert knowledge of data analysis tools and industry data sources.
    • Expert knowledge in developing analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, R, BI tools, other analysis software or scripting language.
    • 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 strong cross functional leadership ability and capability to influence decision making at various levels of management.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of related risk management framework and policies.
    • Extensive experience in data analysis and story-telling, going beyond the "what" to tell the "why" and "how" within data driven approaches.
    • Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be required.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 be able to change your responses.Preferred Experience:
      • Experience with Model Risk Management and model validation.
      • Experience with at least one or several of the following areas: Economic Capital Models, Interest Rate Risk Management, Liquidity Management, Forecasting and Planning, Stress Testing, Fixed Income Analytics and Finance.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.Compensation: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: $106,800 - $192,300*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.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Gastonia , Modeling Analyst Lead (Remote), Professions , Lowell, North Carolina

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