Manager, Risk Management

Job Description

This position will be responsible for developing risk models and providing data science support for American Express’ growing JAPA and China business. The successful candidate will work with internal risk management teams, as well as bank partners in China to drive business growth and deliver superior risk control.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The successful candidate should possess strong analytical and problem solving skills and a tremendous will to win.
  • Strong working knowledge of data mining techniques, including regression analysis, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, kNN (k-Nearest Neighbors) and GBM (Gradient Boosting Machines).
  • Experience with data manipulation tools (e.g., SAS, SQL, Python, R) a must have.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Successful candidate should be able to collaborate with internal and external partner teams to solve complicated business problems and drive results.
  • Previous experience with retail banking and/or fintech lending is a plus.
  • Advanced quantitative degree (Ph.D or master in math, machine learning, computer science or statistics) is required.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

ReqID: 19021452
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 22, 2020, 9:57:34 AM