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Model Operations Engineer

Company: USAA
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Job Description:

Purpose of Job

CANDIDATE MAY WORK IN THE SAN ANTONIO, TX, HOME OFFICE A REGIONAL OFFICE AND/OR REMOTE As a key member of the Model Ops Team the role will require working closely with the Business and Modelers to code financial model implementations and develop the ongoing monitoring code-bases geared to minimize manual touch and to develop an inventory of re-usable code to leverage similar requirements for other models. The primary implementation platform is Python and well-designed, testable, efficient code is paramount. Separately, another workstream is the rationalization of existing data pipelines for complex model suites with the goal to identify opportunities for efficiencies and/or the reduction of risk in the existing processes.

Provide decision support for business areas across the enterprise. Staff in this area will be responsible for applying mathematical and statistical techniques and/or innovative /quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to action' recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change. The essence of work performed by the Decision Science Analyst involves gathering, manipulating and synthesizing data (e.g., attributes, transactions, behaviors, etc.), models and other relevant information to draw conclusions and make recommendations resulting in implementable strategies.

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.

USAA Careers - Award Winning Workplace (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcGKT_Nxdgc) (17 seconds) USAA Careers World Class Benefits (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APwPQizcENY) (31 seconds)

* Leverages business/analytical knowledge to participate in discussions with cross functional teams to understand and collaborate on business objectives and influence solution strategies. * The business problems analyzed are typically medium to large scale with impact to current and/or future business strategy. * Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to action' recommendations to answer the business objective and drive the appropriate change. * Translates recommendation into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review and mid-to-upper level management. * Incorporates visualization techniques to support the relevant points of the analysis and ease the understanding for less technical audiences. * Identifies and gathers the relevant and quality data sources required to fully answer and address the problem for the recommended strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis (EDA). * Integrates/transforms disparate data sources and determines the appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply. * Thoroughly documents assumptions, methodology, validation and testing to facilitate peer reviews. * Subsequent analysts should be able to rely on documentation to replicate and continue work. * Understands and adopts emerging technology that can affect the application of scientific methodologies and/or quantitative analytical approaches to problem resolutions. * Delivers analysis/findings in a manner that conveys understanding, influences mid to upper level management, garners support for recommendations, drives business decisions, and influences business strategy. * Recommendations typically have an impact on business results.

Minimum Education:

* Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or other quantitative discipline or 4 years work experience in statistics, mathematics or quantitative analytics or related experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree in addition to the minimum years of work experience required (8yrs total experience in lieu of a degree) OR A Master's Degree in quantitative analytics or a related field OR A PhD in quantitative analytics or a related field

Minimum Experience:

* If Bachelor's degree, 4 or more years experience in a decision support analytic function. OR If Master's Degree, 2 or more years experience in a decision support analytic function. OR If PhD, 1 or more years experience in a decision support analytic function * Demonstrates competency in mathematical and statistical techniques and approaches used to drive fact-based decision-making * Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be required

Preferred Experience

* Strong and demonstrable programming skills in Python. * Advanced scripting and strong coding discipline demonstrated through command of several programming languages; Python, R etc. * Strong background in data integrity / management and a familiarity in data structures and stores - both relational and flat file * Familiarity with modeling ecosystems and ability to advise on preferred operational processes to account for data and process efficiencies, governance and model life-cycle management

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 package 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 available for this position.

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