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Manager, Quantitative Analysis

Job ID R77788 Updated date 06/12/2019 Location McLean, Virginia
McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

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Manager, Quantitative Analysis

As a Manager, Quantitative Analysis at Credit Review, you will lead model reviews contributing to key credit decisions. You will enhance your technical and analytical skills, while also working closely with business leaders and Divisional Model Risk Officers to advance modeling practices. With a network of over 200 Quants and Data Scientists, we’ve created a dynamic environment with plenty of room for you to learn, grow, and realize your full potential.

Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

- Design and lead model review projects with risk-based approaches

- Influence business and risk management leaders in adopting appropriate modeling methods and risk management practices

- Assess model risk and effectiveness of risk management in new business areas and analyze outcomes with limited data

- Collaborate with credit business review team members to provide seamless and thorough credit reviews

- Research and utilize industry leading practices for credit modeling and risk management

- Communicate model review results to senior management, model owners, Divisional Risk Officers and regulators

- Enhance risk identification to allow early warning discussion and escalation  

- Utilize advanced quantitative techniques to detect risk trends and increase risk management efficiency

- Leverage education, colleagues and training opportunities to develop solutions to business problems

- Create benchmark models to challenge the status quo

Basic Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree in Finance, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Quantitative Finance or Computer Science

- At least 4 years of experience in model development or risk management

Preferred Qualifications:

- PhD in “STEM” field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)

- 4+ years of experience in developing or risk management of credit models

- 1+ years of experience in Python, R or other open source languages

- 1+ years of experience working with regulatory requirements (e.g. CCAR/DFAST, ALLL, CECL)

- Strong written and executive level communication skills

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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