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Manager Risk Management - credit fraud risk

Gurgaon, India
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

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Function Description:
This position is within Credit and Fraud Risk Capabilities, Gurgaon. The person would be functionally responsible for enabling Risk SOR and external (third party) data in Big data platform.

Purpose of the Role:
Person will lead team of analysts to:
Enable Risk SOR/new external data source to manage credit and fraud risk
End to end ownership of all Risk SOR/external data across platforms and processes
Ingestion of data in Big Data Platform
Collaborate with cross-functional partners across Decision Sciences and Credit Risk Management to capture requirements and drive a common future vision.
Co-ordinate with cross functional business groups
• Strong relationship management and team orientation; ability to lead and influence others in a cross-functional environment
• Strategic thinker who can partner with key stakeholders to drive the direction of the business
• Superior communication skills with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
• Proven ability to deliver results in a fast paced and highly matrix environment
• Ability to make complex prioritization trade-offs and tactical decisions using sound business judgment, analytical and reasoning skills
• Self-starter with ability to solve ambiguous/ open ended business challenges
• Ability to manage multiple and complex work streams and work across departmental boundaries and deliver a diverse set of initiatives that result in transformational outcomes
• A passion for innovation with demonstrated ability to drive capabilities innovation and resultant business growth; experience in applying existing and emerging technologies to deliver against customer goals 

Critical Factors to Success:
People leadeship skills to manage team of analysts to drive business outcomes
Solid understanding of risk processes and data 

Technical Skills/Capabilities:
• Expertise in Big Data, Hive, SQL and Agile development.
• Background of programming skills - Java, Python, Spark and Hadoop


Past Experience:
Around 6+ years of prior experience
Prior hands on experience in development or managing team of developers
Experience in building foundational data capabilitiesto enable reporting and analytics initiatives
Experience with Big Data, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence domains
Strong understanding of project management methodology - Agile
Experience with Amex system like Cornerstone
Knowledge of credit and fraud would be a plus

Academic Background:
Post Graduate

Functional Skills/Capabilities:
Risk background with experience in risk management
Knowledge of Risk SORs/data
Knowledge of agile

Knowledge of Platforms:
Cornerstone Big Data Platform

ReqID: 19002903
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2019, 5:01:39 AM
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