Senior Associate - Quantitative Analyst

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jul 23, 2022
Aug 21, 2022
Full Time
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Associate - Quantitative Analyst

At Capital One data is at the center of everything we do. As a startup, we disrupted the credit card industry by individually personalizing every credit card offer using statistical modeling and the relational database, cutting edge technology in 1988! Fast-forward a few years, and this little innovation and our passion for data has skyrocketed us to a Fortune 200 company and a leader in the world of data-driven decision-making.

As a Quantitative Analyst at Capital One, you'll be part of a team that's leading the next wave of disruption at a whole new scale, using the latest in cloud computing and machine learning technologies and operating across billions of customer records to unlock the big opportunities that help everyday people save money, time and agony in their financial lives.

This position is part of Capital One's Risk Management division. Successful candidates will partner cross-functionally with business throughout the company to deliver breakthrough analytical solutions to support a winning strategy in a continually changing business environment.

Responsibilities and Skills:

- Partner with internal teams to enhance statistical modeling and analytical framework for counterparty risk ranking and measurement

- Use predictive analytics and machine learning techniques to solve complex problems and drive business decisions

- Solve analytical problems and effectively communicate methodologies and results

- Collaborate in a cross-disciplinary team to build cloud-based, real-time, intelligent solutions (APIs) grounded in data

- Identify opportunities to apply quantitative methods, machine learning and automation solutions to improve business performance and process efficiencies

Expertise in quantitative analysis is central to our success in all markets. Our modelers thrive in a culture of mutual respect, excellence and innovation.

Successful candidates would possess:
- Strong understanding of quantitative analysis methods in relation to financial institutions
- Demonstrated track-record in machine learning and econometric analysis

- Strong coding skills in modern scripting languages such as Python or R
- Ability to clearly communicate modeling results to a wide range of audiences

- Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to document analyses for reproducibility

Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree plus at least 5 years of experience in data analytics, or Master's Degree plus at least 1 year of experience in data analytics, financial modeling or econometric modeling (can include Graduate School Research work)

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's Degree in a highly quantitative field (Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science/Machine Learning or Technology related discipline)

- Experience with developing and implementing models using modern scripting languages (Python, R or other statistical languages) and working with data using query languages such as SQL

- Experience in statistical techniques such as classification, clustering, regression, and natural language processing

- Experience with machine learning platforms and frameworks (e.g., scikit-learn, PyTorch, Spark, NLTK)

- Experience working with large-scale, cloud-based coding environments and databases

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

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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