Modeling Analyst Senior

United Services Automobile   •  

San Antonio, TX

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 350 days ago

Purpose of Job

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience using mathematic and statistical analysis to assist management in making risk based anti-money laundering decisions related to products, services and customers. This position requires the use of communication skills to convey the results of statistical analysis to various levels of management.

Develop and analyze data to predict business results or member behavior. Expert knowledge 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.

We are currently seeking talented Modeling Analyst Senior for our San Antonio, TX or Remote facility.

Job Requirements

  • Lead the development, enhancement and implementation of statistical and otherquantitative 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. Identify opportunities to applyquantitative methods to improve business performance.
  • Full ownership of the model development process and relationship with the business customer: from conceptualization through data exploration, model selection and validation, implementation, business user training and support.
  • Strong understanding of the model lifecycle management process with ability to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement in business applications.
  • Develop model monitoring plan, monitor statistical model performance, and provide technical guidance to business leadership.
  • Communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds.
  • Communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements

  • 6+ years related work experience in statistical analysis and model development Or If a Master's Degree, 4+ years related experience in statistical model development Or If a Ph.D., 3+ years related experience in statistical model development
  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis tools and industry data sources
  • Expert knowledge in developing analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, BI tools or other analysis software
  • Expert knowledge in several statistical techniques (Generalized linear modeling, Time Series, CART, Decision Trees, Neural Networks,
  • Factor analysis experimental design, hypothesis testing, and/or advance techniques).
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field 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.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*

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.


  • Experience in categorical data analysis
  • Experience in analyzing customer, transactional, and financial product data collectively
  • Ability to provide robust documentation that details full process leading to analytic findings
  • Experience partnering with IT to deploy results of analysis into production
  • Financial Services industry experience in machine learning, statistical modeling, optimization or data mining involving large data sets
  • Proficiency in data visualization and Strong programming skills (VBA, SAS, SPSS, SQL, R)
  • Experience with very large transactional systems or with relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server


Business Acumen; Collaboration (Team Building); Communication; Demonstrate Adaptability (Agility); Drive for Results; Innovation.

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.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Job Number: R0013761