For the grade CG-14, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG-13 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience analyzing entity-specific risk through quantitative financial analysis and proficiency with complex financial instruments and risk management practices of financial institutions with assets greater than $50 billion that are involved in capital markets, credit, or trading activities.
For the grade CG-15, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG-14 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience analyzing entity-specific risk through quantitative financial analysis and proficiency with complex financial instruments and risk management practices of financial institutions, with assets greater than $50 billion. Manages or assists in assigned high level projects that are involved in complex capital markets, including derivatives or securitizations, complex wholesale and/or retail credit, or trading activities that include modeled asset valuations and risk analytics.
There is no substitution of education for the required experience qualification requirements above.
Applicants eligible for CTAP (Career Transition Assistance Program) or ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here.
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
- Knowledge of financial institution analysis, examination and supervision methods, techniques, and procedures applicable to large, complex financial institutions of varied charter type and those having nationwide or international operations.
- Knowledge of economics, finance, statistics, and knowledge of economic modeling and quantitative financial analysis, and skill in their application to the evaluation of data pertaining to the financial performance of financial institutions and the financial system as a whole.
- Knowledge of asset/liability management techniques and portfolio risk management systems employed in financial institutions.
- Ability to conduct comprehensive analyses of large, complex financial institutions to identify emerging problems/trends, and develop reports on risks and trends for senior executives that present sound conclusions and recommendations.
- Ability to analyze, develop, recommend and implement guidelines, processes, or procedures related to emerging complex financial institution issues; devise new analytical approaches; and provide expert knowledge in support of comprehensive legislative or policy initiatives of which may have industry-wide ramifications.
- Ability to develop and deliver oral presentations and to effectively communicate - both verbally and in writing - complex financial, market risk and capital markets issues to a variety of audiences both within and outside the Corporation.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.
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