We Hire America - Veterans Jobs

Mobile We Hire America Veterans Logo
WeHireAmerica-Veterans.jobs is a service of HR Policy Foundation and DirectEmployers Association. These two non-profit organizations are providing this free resource to help educators, policy makers and job seekers understand the great employment opportunities available here in the U.S. at some of America's biggest and best companies.

Job Information

American Express Analyst-Product Development in Phoenix, Arizona

Description

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.

The incumbent Product Owner Analyst will be responsible for the software product vision and deployment of Risk Capabilities in Amex Risk platforms. The successful individual ensures that his/her software product meets the evolving needs of Risk Management through continual innovation, evaluation and deployment. Requires strong organizational, technical and creative problem-solving skills. You will collaborate with partners in other Risk teams, Marketing, Finance, Global Servicing Network, Legal/Compliance, Banking, and Technologies to create world-class analytical capabilities and solutions to minimize credit and fraud risk and improve customer experience.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Working with managers and directors to design solutions and strategies

  • Performing analytics using data science tools and capabilities to solve business problems

  • Incorporating new data sources and capabilities in decision-making

  • Working in a Scaled Agile (SAFe) framework and effectively manage a backlog of competing initiatives

  • Assisting the product owner with prioritization, story writing, and the Agile ceremonies.

Collaborating with other functional teams across the Risk and Non-Risk groups to use standard methodologies and ensure a positive customer experience throughout the customer journey

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business Management Economics, Statistics, Operations Research or Engineering.

  • Independent self-starter that thrives in unambiguous, constantly changing, high pressure environments

  • A good balance of technical knowledge and business acumen with an ability to drive digital innovation and business metrics with a customer-first mindset;

  • An understanding of what is needed in launching software or services in partnership with engineering teams and high degree of proficiency in prototyping, iterative development, Scaled Agile Framework and principles;

  • having good understanding/experience of Big Data environment/technologies

  • ability to query DBs independently using SQL tools for research and analytical purposes

  • Thought leadership and solution-oriented mindset

  • A desire to think strategically and apply both quantitative methods and business insight to get results

  • Comfortable working in a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Credit

Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20007131

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

DirectEmployers