Principal Quantitative Analyst - CMA Predictive Analytics

Employer
Capital One
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Oct 14, 2021
Ref
R122625
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Quantitative Analyst - CMA Predictive Analytics

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.

The Quantitative Analyst teams at Capital One offer a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic analytics and modeling team focused on developing behavior and valuation models for balance sheet portfolios. These portfolios can range from investment securities, retail and commercial deposits, mortgage loans, derivatives, and other fixed income products. 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 the various lines of business to enhance modeling and analytical framework.
- Work across Capital One entities to create novel analytical solutions to the challenging business problems.
- Identify opportunities to apply quantitative methods and automation solutions to improve business performance and process efficiencies.
- Collaborate in a cross-disciplinary team to build cloud-based solutions grounded in data.
- Identify opportunities to apply quantitative methods or machine learning to improve business performance.
- Apply deep expertise in econometric, statistical and machine learning methods to generate critical insights and decision frameworks for our business and customers.
- Providing technical guidance to business leadership.
- Communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds.

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.
- Experience utilizing model estimation tools.
- Ability to clearly communicate modeling results to a wide range of audiences.
- Drive to develop and maintain high quality and transparent model documentation.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

- Strong presentation skills.
- Ability to fully own the model development process: from conceptualization through data exploration, model selection, validation, deployment, business user training, and monitoring.

- Proficiency in key econometric and statistical techniques (such as predictive modeling, logistic regression, survival analysis, panel data models, design of experiments, decision trees, machine learning methods)

Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree plus at least 5 years of experience in data analytics, or Master's Degree plus at least 3 years in data analytics, or PhD
- At least 2 years of experience in data analytics or financial modeling or econometric modeling (can include Graduate School Research work).

Preferred Qualifications:
- Master's Degree or PhD in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Engineering, Finance, Physics or related discipline.
- 1 year of experience with Python, R or other statistical analyst software
- 2 years of experience with data analysis
- 1 year of experience manipulating and analyzing large data sets.

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

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