Quantitative Analytics & Model Development Analyst - QA/QC

PNC | Pittsburgh, PA

Posted Date 5/22/2020
Description At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. As a(n) Quantitative Analytics & Model Development Analyst within PNC's Balance Sheet Analytics & Modeling Group-QA/QC, you will be based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or McLean, VA (Tysons' Corner).

The position of Quantitative Analytics & Model Development Analyst in the Balance Sheet Analytics and Modeling Group is a hands-on opportunity to be responsible for model quality control, documentation, testing and review. The position will require collaborating with analysts with a focus on executing quality control processes (interpreting and reviewing model code and output, testing model and data changes, ensuring completeness and accuracy of documentation). The individual in this role will also perform data analytics, query data, conduct data validation and perform model quality assurance testing, as well as assist in developing tools for automation of testing and regulatory and/or alternative “challenger” models. This individual should be highly curious and flexible, with a desire to explore new subjects, perform ad-hoc analysis with little direction, and a proven ability to clearly document technical findings.

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Math or another STEM field; Master’s/Ph.D. in a STEM field or MBA with a technical focus preferred.
• 2+ years of experience with model development, testing and analytics; familiarity with mortgage industry preferred
• Solid communication skills; ability to clearly write technical documentation and present technical materials to non-technical audiences
• Strong problem solving skills; ability to analyze complex problems and propose elegant solutions
• Ability to be a self-starter and to work independently
• Project management and organizational skills; excellent attention to detail, and a desire to execute at high level of quality.
• Strong coding skills (VBA, SAS, Python, or R preferred)
• FRM, CFA or PRM preferred
• Knowledge of CCAR and CECL preferred

PNC will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Job Description

  • Under general supervision, performs advanced quantitative analyses and models development to support decision-making by running quantitative strategies.
  • Analyzes and develops new model frameworks by supporting the line of business. Refines, monitors, and reviews existing models. Conducts on-going communication with model owners and model developers during the course of the review. Works with large data to create models.
  • Performs quantitative analysis and develops reports. Performs qualitative and quantitative assessments of all aspects of models including theoretical aspects, model design and implementation as well as data quality and integrity. Analyzes complex data and associated quantitative analysis.
  • Uses quantitative tools and techniques to measure and analyze model risks and reaches conclusions on strengths and limitations of the model.
  • Prepares and analyzes detailed documents for validation and regulatory compliance, using applicable templates.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


Bank Quantitative Analysis – Knowledge of and ability to use numerical methods to develop statistical models for devising trading strategies.Consulting – Knowledge of techniques, roles, and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients, both internal and external; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.Data Gathering and Reporting – Knowledge of and ability to utilize tools, techniques and processes for gathering and reporting data in a particular department or division of a company.Effective Communications – Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.Predictive Analytics – Knowledge of, experience with and ability to use the tools, processes and practices for predicting business trends and providing forecasts that drive business decisions and business planning.Quantitative Techniques – Knowledge of and ability to use quantitative tools and techniques to measure and analyze risks.Regulatory Environment - Financial Services – Knowledge of and ability to help an organization adapt to applicable federal, state, local, and company-specific regulations, policies, and guidelines affecting business practices.Testing – Knowledge of and ability to plan, implement and manage testing strategies, policies and practices that assure the delivery of high quality applications.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 2+ years of relevant professional experience. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.



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