Senior Model Risk Management Analyst

Allianz Life
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    The Model Risk Management Analyst Senior is a highly technical role that will focus on model validation for the hedging platform. This role will work in close partnership with internal business partners to develop model validation plans, perform model validation activities, and coordinate the resolution of the validation activities and assess any applicable model governance. This role will operate with minimal oversight and guidance within a team and requires significant discretion and decision making ability.

  • Key Responsibilities

    • Perform model validations, challenging the appropriateness of assumptions, models and modeling processes, and results~crlf~• Develop/update model validation programs to be used for each model validation, review findings from the programs, develop/track remediation plans and work with teams to ensure that the items are being addressed~crlf~• Ensure activities and results are documented~crlf~• Assess the organization’s model risk governance, recommend changes as needed~crlf~• Maintain the model inventory and assist with the annual model validation report~crlf~• Coordinate model validation plan activities with any impacted Allianz Group entity, work with members of the model risk management team to organize work and move projects forward

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    • Required:~crlf~o 5+ years: Strong quantitative skills, experience developing, using, or validating financial models~crlf~o 4 year degree: Bachelor’s degree in finance, mathematics, statistics, engineering or related technical or business field~crlf~~crlf~• Preferred:~crlf~o Advanced degree or certification: Masters in related finance or applied mathematics field or Associate in the Society of Actuaries. Further related education can compensate for less experience.~crlf~o Experience with options pricing, valuation, risk management~crlf~o Programming with (or related): C#, R/Mathematica/MatLab, Database/SQL

  • Additional Information

    At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

  • About Allianz

    Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

    Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

The Model Risk Management Analyst Senior is a highly technical role that will focus on model validation for the hedging platform. This role will work in close partnership with internal business partners to develop model validation plans, perform model validation activities, and coordinate the resolution of the validation activities and assess any applicable model governance. This role will operate with minimal oversight and guidance within a team and requires significant discretion and decision making ability.

Key Responsibilities

• Perform model validations, challenging the appropriateness of assumptions, models and modeling processes, and results~crlf~• Develop/update model validation programs to be used for each model validation, review findings from the programs, develop/track remediation plans and work with teams to ensure that the items are being addressed~crlf~• Ensure activities and results are documented~crlf~• Assess the organization’s model risk governance, recommend changes as needed~crlf~• Maintain the model inventory and assist with the annual model validation report~crlf~• Coordinate model validation plan activities with any impacted Allianz Group entity, work with members of the model risk management team to organize work and move projects forward

Key Requirements/ Skills

• Required:~crlf~o 5+ years: Strong quantitative skills, experience developing, using, or validating financial models~crlf~o 4 year degree: Bachelor’s degree in finance, mathematics, statistics, engineering or related technical or business field~crlf~~crlf~• Preferred:~crlf~o Advanced degree or certification: Masters in related finance or applied mathematics field or Associate in the Society of Actuaries. Further related education can compensate for less experience.~crlf~o Experience with options pricing, valuation, risk management~crlf~o Programming with (or related): C#, R/Mathematica/MatLab, Database/SQL

Additional Information

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

About Allianz

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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