Senior Catastrophe Modeling Analyst
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Purpose of Job We are currently seeking a talented Senior
Catastrophe Modeling Analyst. This Candidate will work in a Remote
Work Environment. The opportunity to have a Hybrid Schedule or work
in the San Antonio Home Office may be considered.
This role performs catastrophe risk analyses for multiple P&C
insurance personal product lines.
This role will develop and analyze data to predict business results
or member behavior. Expert knowledge in statistics, mathematics,
and tools used in predictive modeling. Partner cross-functionally
with business to deliver breakthrough analytical solutions to
support a winning strategy in a continually changing business
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level.
Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from
business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively
identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and
procedures for business activities.
Leads the development, enhancement and implementation of
statistical and other quantitative models to support forecasting,
member behavior based scoring and other business applications.
Understands technical issues in econometric and statistical
modeling and applies these skills toward solving business
Identifies opportunities to apply quantitative methods to improve
efficiency and outputs and may focus on issues such as reducing
data redundancy or improving data movement across systems.
Conducts all aspects of the model development process including
managing relationship with the business customer: from
conceptualization through data exploration, model selection and
validation, implementation, business user training and support.
Applies strong understanding of the model lifecycle management
process to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement in
Develops model monitoring plan, monitors statistical model
performance, and provides technical guidance to business
Communicates technical subject matter clearly and concisely to
individuals from various backgrounds.
Maintains sustainable model code and follows best practices for
collaboration and version control.
Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering,
Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or related field; OR 4 years of
related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience
required) may be substituted in lieu of a degree (10yrs total
experience in lieu of a degree)
6 years related work experience in statistical analysis and model
development; OR If Advanced Degree in a relevant discipline, 4
years of experience in statistical model development.
Advanced knowledge of data analysis tools and industry data
Expert knowledge in developing analysis queries and procedures in
SQL, SAS, BI tools, other analysis software or scripting
Expert knowledge in several statistical techniques (Generalized
linear modeling, Time Series, CART, Decision Trees, Neural
Networks, Factor analysis experimental design, hypothesis testing,
and/or advance techniques).
Knowledge of metadata management and related tools.
Comprehensive knowledge of related risk management framework and
Capable of accurately joining large data sets from multiple data
sources, created complex logic for data cleaning & outlier
detecting, and build & refine business rules to validate and
monitor the model forecast.
Demonstrated leadership ability and capability to influence
decision making at various levels of management.
Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be
Strong P&C personal lines expertise.
4+ years prior experience running or developing catastrophe
modeling software, such as AIR, KCC or RMS, understanding nuances
behind the model and how to customize for a specific company's
business and desired model uses in business decisions.
Experience researching, recommending, and supporting model
adjustments or overlays, hybrid approaches, or blending results
from multiple catastrophe models as appropriate.
Experience validating exposure data and claims data.
Experience working with and developing a strong relationship with a
variety of business partners, such as product managers, state
managers, underwriters, pricing actuaries, reinsurance actuaries,
Prior programming experience managing large datasets, improving
processes for efficiency gains, or building models (catastrophe
models, predictive models, etc.).
Advanced degree in one of the following areas: Atmospheric Science,
Climatology, Environmental Science, Physics, Geosciences,
Statistics, or related field.
AIR Certified Extreme Event Modeler (CEEM), RMS Certified
Catastrophe Risk Analyst (CCRA), Certified Specialist in
Catastrophe Risk (CSCR), or Certified Catastrophe Risk Management
Professional (CCRMP) certifications.
Experiences demonstrating strong learning agility, creative problem
solving, strong written and verbal communication skills,
initiative, collaboration with team and with external business
partners, strong project management skills as well as ability to
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and
establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid
within the salary range based on your experience and market
position. The salary range for this position is: $97,200 -
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall
corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the
USAA Board of Directors.
- Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is
additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations
where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift
premium will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable
roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their
physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include
comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension,
life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time
off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and
various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning
and continuing education assists employees with their professional
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Relocation assistance is not available for this position
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