MUFG Union Bank Oprisk Quantitative Modeler, Associate in Monterey Park, California

Operational Risk Quantitative Modeler, Associate

Monterey Park

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Operational Risk Quantitative Analysis Manager, the Operational Risk Quantitative Modeler will be part of a team that is responsible for the construction and implementation of the bank’s Operational Risk (OpRisk) capital model. The OpRisk Quantitative Modeler will also be responsible for making updates to all related documentation, running the capital model from start to finish on a monthly and/or quarterly basis, and building components of stress test models. Also participate in ideation activities with other members of the modeling team.

Major Responsibilities

• Run all components of the bank’s OpRisk capital model on a periodic basis 45%

• Coding/testing/debugging – write new statistical modeling routines; update/modify existing routines as needed. Statistical routines will include a variety of univariate and multivariate probability distributions, as well as Monte Carlo simulation programs. 15%

• Work with the Quantitative Analysis Mgr to recommend viable statistical approaches for addressing model needs. 15%

• Write/maintain model documentation 10%

• Conduct exploratory data analysis on the bank’s OpRisk data 10%

• Build components of the bank’s OpRisk stress test models 5%

• Should be proficient in probability theory and fitting data to probability distributions

• Should be well-versed and experienced in applied multiple regression analysis

• Should be experienced in working with multiple datasets

• Should be an advanced user of the following packages/languages:

  • SAS Modeling experience

  • MS Office packages such as Excel, Word.

  • R Modeling experience (plus, but not required)

  • SAS/STAT, SAS/IML (plus, but not required)

• Good verbal and written communication skills.

• Good presentation skills (a plus)

Education & Experience

• Requires a graduate degree in Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or Statistics (Ph.D. preferred) – emphasis on probability theory is preferred.

• Experience in analytics and/or quantitative areas within the financial services industry is a plus (not required).

• Experience (academic or professional) in the development and/or documentation of a large scale modeling effort is a plus.

• Financial Risk Management (FRM) industry certifications a plus, in particular, actuarial modeling certifications.

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Job: *Risk & Compliance

Title: Oprisk Quantitative Modeler, Associate

Location: CALIFORNIA-Monterey Park

Requisition ID: 10009370-WD