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American Express - Business Analyst/Assistant Manager - Big Data/Python (3-6 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 418632

Job Description :

Why American Express?

- Theres 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 have 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 are 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.

- Dont make a difference without it.

- Dont live life without it.

Function Description :

- This position will be a part of the Global Commercial Customer Data Science team whose charter is to ensure that we have the best in class analytical models powering customer marketing for the commercial portfolio

Purpose of the Role :

Our world class analytics team applies rigorous, solution-oriented analysis and modeling techniques to :

1. Help attract and retain customers

2. Understand market trends

3. Track and diagnose market share changes

4. Improve advertising and marketing effectiveness

Responsibilities :

1) Delivering on modeling priorities Developing and enhancing statistical models by utilizing the best in class modeling techniques with available data

2) Exploration of new Information sources to create predictive attributes that provide incremental discrimination

3) Tracking and monitoring the performance of existing models and conduct reviews

4) Work closely with other teams to develop system capabilities, models, controls and designing data elements

Critical Factors to Success :

1. Analytical rigor ability to work in unstructured environments but with clarity of thought

2. Ability to work with data expertise and comfort with extracting, transforming and deriving insights from data

3. Diligence working carefully through complex problems

4. Resilience motivation to keep persevering in the face of obstacles

Qualifications :

Past Experience : NA

Academic Background : Post graduate (M.Tech / MBA / M. Stats / MA Economics)

Functional Skills/Capabilities :

- Relevant statistical analysis/econometric experience and ability to effectively translate analytical findings to business implications

- Ability to learn quickly and work independently with complex, unstructured initiatives - Excellent written/oral communication skills

- Experience working in highly cross-functional environment, flexibility and adaptability to work with tight deadlines and changing priorities

Technical Skills/Capabilities :

- Proficiency in Big Data (Python; Hive) and SAS/SQL. Working knowledge of hadoop architecture & analytical tools (GBM, K nearest neighbor etc)

- Proficiency in Python and Hive/SQL

Proficiency & experience in econometric, statistical and machine learning techniques to develop best in class predictive models & clustering methodology is preferred

Knowledge of Platforms :

- Python

- Hive/SQL

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities :

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors :

- Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective

- Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential

- Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage


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