Risk ENG - Retail Parameter Quantification - Analyst

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
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Schedule Type
Full Time
Quantitative Engineer
Business Unit
Risk Engineering
Employment Type




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We are seeking an Analyst level candidate to join the Risk Parameter Quantification team responsible for generating the Basel parameters (PD, LGD & EAD) used for Capital estimation purposes complying with regulatory guidance. 


Typical responsibilities of an Analyst level candidate in this team include the following:


  • Partnering with business units and broader Credit department to assess data availability, data sufficiency, and appropriate modelling approaches
  • Developing and monitoring the risk models and/or segmentation specific to the retail/securitization exposures
  • Quantification of the Basel risk parameters utilizing the models/segmentation
  • Documenting the model development/quantification procedures
  • Performing the ongoing Model/Segmentation validation tests assessing the strength/stability/accuracy of the models
  • Establishing requirements for data maintenance and management and working with Technology on implementation


Qualifications/Desired Skills:

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with a degree in a quantitative discipline (Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics etc.). Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong Excel skills and experience using a data querying language (SAS, SQL)
  • Strong writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong project management / organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently



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