Wholesale Payment Data Analytics - Data Scientist Associate Sr.

Jpmorgan Chase & Co. | Plano

Date listed

3 months ago

Employment Type

Full time

Keywords: python sql hadoop

CIB Wholesale Payments Data and Analytics - Data Scientist -

Who we are?

We are a new and rapidly growing team of change agents inside J.P. Morgan, driving a major transformation in how data & analytics powers Wholesale Payments for our clients. The Wholesale Payments team comprises of Treasury and Merchant Services.

Our group balances the art of decision making with science to deliver actionable insights and innovative data products at scale. Client needs are at the center of all we do: it always starts with a deep understanding of the client needs to ultimately design a rewarding and meaningful user experience.

Within the Onyx group, WPD&A is defining and executing the multi-year global analytics strategy and roadmap for the firm, driving the build-out of the analytics environment and innovative data products, establishing cross-functional and cross-LOB data assets, and shaping overall analytics best practices.

Why join?

New technologies, analytics and business models are emerging with the potential to radically transform financial services. You will be at the leading edge inside the company driving change. JP Morgan serves millions of customers, clears 20% of all USD wires globally - how can we put this data to good use? You will collaborate with other passionate, creative and analytical minds to answer this question.

The role

The Payments Data Science Sr. Associate is responsible for executing big data analytics projects in response to product innovation for Merchant Services. Tangible output of the programs typically are payments insights that drive optimization of authorization, chargeback and cost of payments for merchants under 100 MM - as well as deep consumer and business insights. As the analytics mature, these insights can be productized into data insights products for merchants ("insights as a service"). The right candidate for this position is highly proficient with complex data sets, using modern statistical and data exploration as well as visualization techniques (especially SQL on Hadoop, Tableau, Python, and Alteryx). The role will require working on multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate will possess strong data analytical skills along with exceptional leadership, client and relationship management skills. Must have proven successes in balancing long term strategic vision with the ability to create, practical, actionable plans that are coherent and understood by all stakeholders. Beyond excellent analytical skills, the ideal candidate will be innovative, commercially inclined to create genuine business value through the alignment of technology, data and business interests. Ideal for high caliber analytics talent with a strong affinity for payments innovation and big data technology affinity.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
* Develop and plan required analytic projects in response to Merchant Services - Small Business analytics strategy and roadmap
* Execute analytical projects as an individual contributor
* Focus on delivering actionable recommendations to merchants on how to optimize their payment performance (authorizations, charge backs, cost of payments)
* Work on cross LOB projects to provide insights on new product offerings that can maximize growth opportunities.
* Deliver deep, actionable consumer insights that support merchant's growth agenda
* Develop visualizations of analytics insights in Tableau (for consumption of relevant stakeholders)
* Contribute to "productization" analytical insights in collaboration with cross-functional teams
* Develop new analytical modeling methods and/or tools as required
* Work with business domain experts and application developers to identify data relevant for analysis
* Create data definitions for new database file/table development and/or changes to existing ones as needed for analysis
* In conjunction with data owners and department managers, contribute to the development of data models for analytics
* Collaborate with unit managers, end users, development staff, and other stakeholders to integrate data mining results with existing systems
* Apply quality assurance best practices for analytics services
* Adhere to change control and testing processes for modifications to analytical models

* 3+ years of working in large and medium project teams, as a contributing member in self-directed roles
* Bachelor's Degree; Advance Degree preferred
* Expertise in data mining, quantitative research techniques, theories, principles, and practices
* Experience in the payments industry and/or technology-enabled industries
* In-depth understanding of the payments value chain (merchants, brands, acquirers, networks, issuers) and associated data assets - or in-depth understanding of consumer insights
* Deep experience across the full range of database and business intelligence tools (especially SQL on Hadoop (Hive, Impala) and Tableau); publishing and presenting information in an engaging way
* Ability for rapid prototyping in Tableau
* Data Science experience in R, Python is a plus
* Intensive, recent experience in assessing and sourcing data needs
* Strong familiarity and experience with data preparation and processing - such as assessment of data quality, new variable creation, variable selection, etc.Detailed orientation and a commitment to innovation

Skill Requirements
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work across functions as well as with outside parties to ensure alignment and timely implementation of initiatives
* Ability to build trust-based relationships
* Strong aptitude for technical concepts and ideas
* Ability to work well within deadlines
* Executive presence and presentation skills
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Understanding "deep data" environments, ideally with a Merchant mindset
* High achievement orientation with ability to lead and motivate others around results

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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