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Analyst-Data Science

Category: Product ID: 921


About the job

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

Functional Description

This position is in the Customer Marketing Analytics and Data Science supporting the US Consumer business team. This role will focus on the scaling our Global economics optimization framework across more treatments for budgeting & targeting purposes. The team is specifically responsible for accurately predicting economic value for treatments that touch our US Consumer base and allocate the optimized investment level to maximize company profit.

Purpose of the Role

Development, deployment, and validation of predictive model(s) and supporting use of models in economic logic to enable profitable decisions across marketing


  • Analyze large amounts of data to derive business insights and create innovative solutions
  • Leverage the power of closed loop through Amex network to make decisions more intelligent and relevant
  • Innovate with a focus on developing newer and better approaches using big data & machine learning solutions
  • The role requires exhibiting a high level of expertise in guiding the data strategy through statistical analysis, decision support logic and data techniques. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to step into a very challenging role. He / She will drive improvements in generating data driven actionable strategies to enable business growth initiatives.
  • The individual is expected be part of a team of 3-4 highly motivated colleagues and partner with business partners across BUs and locations. 

Critical Factors to Success

Business Outcomes: 

  • Drive billing, revenue growth and profitability through advanced analytical techniques
  • Maximize business returns by institutionalizing efficient and accurate models/analytics
  • Innovate Modeling and feature engineering techniques
  • Ensure Modeling Accuracy and enhance modeling efficiency in existing processes using Machine Learning 

Leadership Outcomes: 

  • Puts enterprise thinking first, connect the role’s agenda to enterprise priorities and balances the needs of customers, partners, colleagues & shareholders. 
  • Leads with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation to our existing offerings
  • Demonstrate learning agility, make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity

Academic Background

  • Masters degree in engineering / statistics / economics / operations / management or related fields.

Past Experience

  • 0-2 years of experience in Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning or related fields.

Critical Factors to Success:

  • Analytical Mindset & Technical Expertise
  • Team Player
  • Ability & Motivation to learn new technical skillsets
  • Structured Thinking
  • Communication and Presentation Skills

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

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