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Decision Sciences Consultant

Itasca, Illinois
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

The Decision Sciences Consultant role is responsible for completing analysis, developing strategies and building/implementing models to leverage Accertify data capabilities and/or models for clients


  • Research and development of Accertify analytically related services and community products
  • Conducting analysis to build and implement Machine Learning models for new or existing services
  • Completing analysis to help improve Accertify business


  • Graduate degree in quantitative decision science field (e.g., Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering)
  • Programming experience in SAS or similar statistical software or SQL
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint or similar packages
  • Demonstrated ability to independently drive results as self-starter and manage multiple projects concurrently in an environment of changing tight deadlines
  • Proven track record of developing data driven recommendations
  • Clear communication, careful attention to detail and high quality execution
  • Ability to listen, understand business challenges and formulate value adding recommendations
  • Exceptional ability to think strategically and analytically
  • Proven ability to build collaborative, trusting relationships
  • Strong written/oral communications skills are required
  • Excellent SAS, Python, SQL skills, or similar statistical software
  • Experience working with AWS data capabilities a plus
  • Experience building and implementing ML models and leveraging other statistical techniques
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment is a must
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 19000558
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 12, 2019, 8:42:28 AM
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