Salary LevelMuch Above Average
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.|
|Education||Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).|
|Job Training||Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.|
|Examples||These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and controllers.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
- Majority (65.22) percent of respondents had : Master's Degree
- Some (13.04) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree
- Some (13.04) percent of respondents had :Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Baccalaureate degree, but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees carrying the title of Master
Interest Code : IC
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- Conventional-Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
- Mathematical Reasoning-The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
- Number Facility-The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
- Persistence-Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
Top 3 Values
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
- Mathematics-Using mathematics to solve problems.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Economics and Accounting-Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Engineering and Technology-Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Develop core analytical capabilities or model libraries, using advanced statistical, quantitative, or econometric techniques.
- Provide application or analytical support to researchers or traders on issues such as valuations or data.
- Research or develop analytical tools to address issues such as portfolio construction or optimization, performance measurement, attribution, profit and loss measurement, or pricing models.
- Maintain or modify all financial analytic models in use.
- Apply mathematical or statistical techniques to address practical issues in finance, such as derivative valuation, securities trading, risk management, or financial market regulation.
- Research new financial products or analytics to determine their usefulness.
- Devise or apply independent models or tools to help verify results of analytical systems.
- Define or recommend model specifications or data collection methods.
- Confer with other financial engineers or analysts on trading strategies, market dynamics, or trading system performance to inform development of quantitative techniques.
- Interpret results of financial analysis procedures.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
- Analyzing Data or Information-Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information-Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
- Financial analysis software e.g. Bloomberg Professional
- Object or component oriented development software e.g. C++
- Data mining software e.g. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. IBM SPSS Statistics
- Operating system software e.g. Linux
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft Access
- Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. Microsoft Dynamics
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Scanners e.g.Computer data input scanners
- Desktop computers
- Notebook computers e.g.Laptop computers
- Mainframe computers
- Special purpose telephones e.g.Multi-line telephone systems
- Personal computers
- Photocopiers e.g.Photocopying equipment