Project Manager 6 / Quantitative Analyst

 

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

 
US Bank Home Mortgage is seeking a quantitative research analyst to contribute toward mortgage statistical modeling activities.  The analyst will support and/or lead initiatives primarily related to empirical model development, monitoring, maintenance, documentation, and governance.  Specific areas of focus may include, but are not limited to the modeling of: mortgage prepayments, mortgage rates, mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures, mortgage production and margins, as well as term structure and stochastic valuation modeling.
 Participates in the identification, design, development and implementation of assigned projects.  Assigned projects may be general or systems related in nature.  Interfaces with internal and external resources to ensure successful and timely cooperation in accordance with user needs.  Participates in training users and evaluating the project.  Manages performance of the project team and evaluates overall team performance.
 Work is performed independently following training.  Responsibilities and opportunities within the department grow with demonstrated success
 

Qualifications

 
Basic Qualifications
- Master's degree, or equivalent work experience
- 10 or more years of experience in project management and leadership activities
- Five or more years of managerial experience
 
Preferred Skills/Experience
- Advanced degree in Statistics, Economics, Finance, Math or Accounting
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Access
- Proficiency in at least one of the following: SAS, Matlab, EViews, R, SQL, C++
- Knowledge of time series analysis
- Developed skills in the following:
a) summarizing and documenting major findings;
b) disciplined approach to research and new tasks; and
c) time management skills
- Ability to demonstrate experience with model development and/or model validation activities
- Comprehensive knowledge of assigned business line or functional area
- Demonstrated management and leadership skills
- Strong project management, organizational and analytical skills
- Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in programming, statistical analysis and modeling software
 

Job

Project Management / Analysis

Primary Location

Minnesota-MN-Bloomington

Shift

1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week

40