Sr. Dir Head of Risk Rating Modeling

Capital One
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Retail Banking
Yrs of Exp:
5+ to 7 years

Job Description

Capital One is a diversified bank that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small business and commercial clients. Ranked #127 on the Fortune 500, Capital One is one of the nation's top 10 banks and has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared Values, come together to make Capital One a great company and a great place to work.

Capital One's Commercial Bank contains an approximately $60B (exposure) loan portfolio that has grown by virtue of three acquisitions (North Fork, Hibernia, and Chevy Chase). The commercial portfolio consists of Commercial Real Estate, Commercial and Industrial, and Commercial Specialty loans with customers located primarily on the East Coast of the United States. The bank is in the process of developing a suite of Dual Risk Rating models that produce Probability of Default and Loss Given Default. These are used for a variety of applications including the Allowance, Stress Testing, and Economic Capital. We are in the process of completing the first versions of these statistical models and are looking to develop and execute a blueprint for the second generation of these statistical models. To that end, we are looking for a candidate to lead the Probability of Default modeling team which reports to the head of Quantitative Modeling

1. Create a roadmap to develop/refine new and existing default models
2. Lead a team of 4 modelers to execute this vision
3. Engage the Line of Business in the development process
4. Collaborate with the ALLL, Stress Testing, EC and Strategy teams to effectively use these models
5. Ensure that the models meet BASEL requirements

The Person
The successful candidate will be someone who can operate effectively in a matrixed environment, serving and fulfilling the analytical needs within the banking organization. She/he will exhibit excellent people leadership skills to leverage the capabilities of peers, business partners, and associates along with the confidence to effectively influence the Capital One executive leadership team. Strong business judgment, communications and analytical skills are essential.


Basic Qualifications
- 5 years of default modeling experience within a commercial bank or in an advisory capacity
- Bachelors degree in a quantitative and analytical discipline (e.g., Financial Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering) or military experience

Preferred Qualifications
-7-10 years of default modeling and application experience within a commercial bank or in an advisory capacity
-PhD in a quantitative and analytical discipline (e.g., Financial Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering)
-Very strong communication skills
-Very strong influencing skills
-Excellent analytical and statistical skills
-Very strong organizational skills
-Results driven approach to work

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We promote a drug-free work environment. We emphasize recruiting, hiring, and retaining the most qualified candidates and providing them with the opportunity to meet their potential. We provide an environment where differences lead to solutions.

Job Retail Banking

Primary Location United States-New York-New York-Mid Manh-90 Park Ave Br 862 (22862)

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

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