In this role, you will be responsible to ensure that analytic and modeling systems (primarily implemented in SAS) work correctly. This involves understanding business context and specific requirements, preparing data, designing and executing tests, and diagnosing results of predictive modeling applications.
You will be hands-on with applications that price, value, score, and process large populations of residential mortgage loans and mortgage properties. This position requires attention to detail, passion for accuracy and interest in financial and modeling applications.
You will be responsible for testing a wide range of models and model-based applications, including new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
Researching business context, business requirements, and model specifications ("white papers")
Understanding intended functionality, and designing data sets necessary to exercise functionality
Executing tests, recording results
Diagnosing results and analyzing large output datasets to identifying where models and model-based applications don't match the requirements
Managing day-to-day activities related to multiple test efforts within a business unit
3+ years experience in a quantitative role, either as a data analyst, financial analyst, developer or systems tester
Experience testing systems required
Experience with the Software Development Life-Cycle preferred but not required
Strong Base SAS, SAS/Macro, and Excel skills
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or related field required; advanced degree preferred
About Oakleaf Group
Oakleaf Group is a risk and technology advisory firm. Founded in 2007, we assist clients in the banking, capital markets and financial regulatory organizations to design and implement risk management models, organizations, processes, and IT Systems. We are based in Washington, D.C., with offices in New York City, and our clients include GSEs, FDIC, Treasury, S.E.C., law firms and large banks.
A career with Oakleaf Group puts you at the forefront of some of the most challenging and innovative work in the financial services industry, as we design and construct risk processes, models, systems, and business analytic solutions to respond to the massive post-2008 changes in the financial services industry.
Oakleaf employees receive a full benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, health and dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance and a 401(k) plan.