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As an Industry Consultant in the Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions organization, you will drive innovation of SAS’s portfolio of solutions for risk for banking initiatives. You will work closely with product management, industry consultants, pre-sales systems engineers, customers and R&D to define solution direction based on market and customer demands to continue the growth of our business. In addition, you will be responsible for the development of intellectual property aligned to specific opportunities with our customers, providing direction on systems integration, and recommendations for solution deployment architectures.
Detailed responsibilities will include:
- Demonstrate analytical leadership in developing and positioning Risk and Compliance solutions to customers;
- Strategizing with sales team on objectives for customer meetings, understanding how this activity relates to overall sales plans and providing functional solution leadership for sales opportunities.
- Conduct requirements gathering sessions for demonstration activities and effectively communicate a planned approach to the team.
- Assisting in defining best practices for delivery and implementation of SAS solutions as they apply to the Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions objectives.
- Assess the functional and operational business needs of Risk and Compliance services engagements
- Analyze 3rd party and in-house systems of record for portfolio and reference data sources
- Explore and design creative new approaches to solving real business problems
- Lead functional assessments to understand and solution requirements for risk and compliance frameworks
- Provide field specific feedback to R&D
- MS, Statistics, Financial Math, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative field
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Banking and/or Insurance within a financial institution or consulting firm
- Ability to travel at least 25% domestically and internationally as business needs dictate
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex math and statistical concepts to an executive audience
- Experience with loss and/or revenue forecasting in retail and/or commercial banking
- Experience modeling in SAS or other analytical tools
- Good understanding and knowledge of financial regulations such as CCAR/DFAST, IFRS-9/CECL, Basel III (Regulatory Capital, Liquidity), ALM, Market Risk
- Ability to coach and mentor colleagues on risk and compliance technical topics
- Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems, and to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
- PhD in a quantitative field listed above
- Globally recognized risk certifications such as FRM, CFA, etc.
- Additional risk domain knowledge– market risk, credit risk, enterprise risk, and/or operational risk
- Experience driving risk implementation teams in the financial services industry with specific focus on risk management applications and consulting services
- Work Location Cary, NC
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