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Advanced Analytics - Vice President - Remote/AZ

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  • Requisition # 10049263-WD
  • Job Type Full time
  • Date Posted 01/20/2022
  • Location Tempe, AZ | Arizona - Remote Worker

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director for Fraud Prevention & Detection the Specialist - Advanced Analytics will be responsible for leading the most complex projects and initiatives of the Modeling and Data Mining team. The Modeling and Data Mining team will apply a wide array of advanced analytic techniques to address a range of business issues. The Specialist Advanced Analytics will lead analytic projects and provide guidance to junior team members.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with business partners across the organization to determine areas where the Modeling and Data Mining team can introduce efficiencies or reduce BSA/Fraud liability by applying analytic techniques.

  • Drive the conception, development and implementation of robust analysis to address the business needs.

  • Take an active role in identifying data sources and elements of value to the efforts of the group.

  • Work with business partners to gain access and ensure a consistent and reliable process to acquire the data on a continual basis to feed the AI Core Data Model.

  • Ensure proper testing/ QC processes are established and followed to enable high data integrity and reliable model and rule generation results.

  • Document and ensure models are in compliance with the Bank Model Governance Policies on Change Management, Model Performance and Operational Controls.

  • Improving and streamlining operational processes thru on-going development of AI developed analysis and models to promote operational efficiencies.

  • Overseeing the ongoing development and operations of the AI Analytic Infrastructure that enables information-based decision making and ad hoc analysis and insight generation.

  • Staying current with industry trends in AML and Fraud Analytic techniques and best in class data mining tools.

  • Provide training through both informal knowledge transfer and more formal methods to spread best practices in analytics and SAS programming across the Fraud organization.

  • Build and maintain positive relations within Fraud, IT Group, and business partners.


  • 7+ years’ experience with statistical modeling/data mining (decision tree, logistic regression, cluster analysis, etc.). A plus related to fraud and AML in the banking industry.

  • 7+ years’ experience accessing and analyzing large volumes of data using SQL, SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide, and SAS Miner, Other Technical Skills Preferred: Advanced or working knowledge in programming (MS SQL and Access, ASP.NET, C#, Visual Basic, HTML, JavaScript), database design, and business applications (MS Office suite, MS Project, MS Visio) a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree in statistics, mathematics, quantitative analysis, economics or related field is required. Advanced degree preferred.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

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