Senior Quantitative Analyst - Credit Risk

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: October 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: R12266
NYC 299 Park Avenue (22957), United States of America, New York, New York

Senior Quantitative Analyst - Credit Risk

Capital One, a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation’s top 10 banks, is one of the largest, most analytically sophisticated Financial Services providers in the world. We offer a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared Values, come together to make Capital One a great company and a great place to work.

Capital One's Commercial Bank contains an approximately $60B (exposure) loan portfolio that has grown by virtue of several acquisitions. It is a Commercial Portfolio of C&I, CRE, Construction, and various specialty lending. As one of its top initiatives, the bank is currently building its full suite of Basel-compliant, statistically-based Dual Risk Rating models that produce Probability of Default and Loss Given Default. 

- Develop Basel compliant Probability of Default, Loss Given Default and Exposure at Default models for the Commercial Bank.

- Work under the guidance of the reporting manager during the model development process 
- Actively participate in all stages of model development from data collection, model building, model validation, testing and calibration 

- Support the implementation of models in the Risk Rating platform and connectivity with other loan systems and data marts.

- Develop comprehensive model documentation that stands up to Capital One and regulatory standards 
- Understanding technical issues in econometric and statistical modeling and applying these skills toward solving business problems 
- Communicating technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds 

- Develop, maintain and enhance econometric models for various R&D projects, such as macro-economic linkage model and stress testing methodology.
- Work on various ad hoc quantitative, modeling, and programming assignments using R, SAS, Matlab, SQL, Access and VBA.

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- At least 1 year of experience in econometric or statistical modeling of credit risk

- At least 1 year of experience with SAS, Matlab, R or Python

Preferred Qualifications
- Master's degree or PhD in Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Business or Physics
- 2+ years’ experience in econometric/statistical modeling of credit risk within a commercial bank or a risk consulting firm
- Deep understanding and knowledge of commercial banking business and Basel framework
- Experience in underwriting, deal structuring, credit analysis or credit portfolio management
- Professional qualifications (CFA, FRM, etc) a plus
- Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- Strong influencing skills and ability to partner/collaborate across functions
- Results driven approach to work

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


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