American Express Data Scientist: Global Compromise Decision Science - Fraud Risk Management in Phoenix, Arizona

The Data Scientist of Global Compromise Decision Science Fraud Risk Management will be part of the team responsible for managing fraud losses on potentially compromised accounts, while ensuring excellent customer experience. The incumbent will be responsible to mitigate fraud loss due to data compromise by developing models and strategies. He/She will be working with the team to mitigate Counterfeit and Mail Order/Telephone order fraud losses on cards at risk by focusing on the core of the problem, including the generation of referrals to identify points of compromise and testing, and designing appropriate fraud solutions on accounts at risk.

Summary of the Role: * Developing machine learning models/solutions to integrate and exploit multi-disciplinary data. * Working with technology and business partners to propose and evaluate various technology strategies. * Analyze problems and produce documentation with business requirements to enhance fraud capabilities. * Delivering presentations to senior leadership and stakeholders to communicate findings and recommendations. * Implement machine learning models/solutions in big data platform and tracking the progress.

Qualifications: * Graduate Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Science, or in related advanced quantitative fields * Knowledge of key statistical/analytical languages (Python/Java/C , SAS, R, Matlab) * Ability to apply cutting-edge statistical techniques to large, complex data sets in order to solve business problems * Ability to balance technical expertise with functional/business understanding * Strong analytical and problem solving skills * Familiarity with a broad range of database structures and data manipulation languages (e.g. Teradata, SQL, Hive) * Effective verbal and written communications skills * 1 Year relevant experience is preferred 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.

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Title: Data Scientist: Global Compromise Decision Science - Fraud Risk Management

Location: Arizona-Phoenix

Other Locations: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Requisition ID: 17012234