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Mgr/Sr Mgr-Risk Management - Decision Science

New York, New York
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

American Express Company seeks Senior Managers, Risk Management to design and execute business strategies and risk management solutions, leveraging bureau commercial or consumer data.  Drive the analysis of and analyze structured and unstructured data and translate data using statistical, financial, machine learning, or business intelligence techniques.  Partner with technology and other groups on integration and implementation of risk management policies and business strategies.  Identify and evaluate new data sources (regulated and non-regulated) that could add incremental profitability to American Express’s products/services.  Promote the usage of industry and internal best practices and incorporate regulatory feedback as needed to drive continuous improvement in risk management methodologies and documentation.


Position requires a Master’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Physics, or a related STEM field, and 1 year of experience with data analysis.  PhD is strongly preferred.  Experience must include a minimum of: 6 months of experience with statistical modeling techniques, including econometrics, regression, cluster analysis, segmentation, and data and text mining; 6 months of experience with analysis of large datasets; 6 months of experience with translating complex analyses for technical and non-technical audiences; 6 months of experience with transforming large amounts of unstructured data; 6 months of experience with decision tree, Unix-based environments, and MS Excel for spreadsheet modeling and reporting; 6 months of experience with new data visualization methods; and 6 months of experience with C++, HPC, Objective-C, Python, and R.

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.  

ReqID: 19007589
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 16, 2019, 8:23:37 PM
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