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Directors, Risk Management

Phoenix, Arizona
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

American Express Company seeks Directors, Risk Management to drive fundamental transformation of credit risk data and other risk assessment capabilities that uplift completion and approval rates, avoid credit loss, and increase profitability.  Develop roadmaps for risk management capabilities.  Lead a team of product owners to translate data system features into user stories for execution and delivery by technology teams.  Drive the user story prioritization process by leveraging an Agile methodology in coordination with Product Managers.  Design data strategies by rationalizing variables across multiple sources.  Collaborate with the product management teams and coordinate priorities and execution across the Big Data platform.  Drive transformation of connectivity between legacy systems, and design new processes to reduce overhead. 


Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, followed by 5 years of progressively responsible experience with technical solution and capability development of credit risk systems.  Experience must include a minimum of: 5 years of experience with Agile product management and Rally; 5 years of experience with data exchange using APIs; 5 years of experience with systems and capability development, including data flows, solution design, and functional architecture; 5 years of experience with credit risk data from credit bureaus and internal credit source, source systems, and overall data management processes; 3 years of experience with leading professional teams in multiple geographies; and 3 years of experience with data analysis and transforming credit and risk capabilities using Big Data technologies, including Pig, Hive, and R.
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ

ReqID: 18005812
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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