Senior Lead Analyst

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Functional Description:
Global Commercial Services (GCS) accounts for nearly 50% of American Express’ card spend. GCS continues to be a fast growing business within American Express with the key objectives of accelerating growth, increasing profitability, and enhancing product value propositions to meet client needs. The Data, Strategy & Insights (DS&I) India team within GCS is instrumental in driving these objectives by providing actionable data driven insights and consultative solutions to sales, account development and product across the globe. The role is an exciting opportunity to be part of the GCS growth story in a dynamic, intellectually stimulating, open, fun and collaborative environment. 
DS&I team uses rich closed loop data to build internal and client facing analytical solutions. These solutions cater to the needs of GCS sales, ADs and senior leadership, who manage thousands of clients across various segments. This team will be responsible for developing these solutions to drive efficiency and scalability. Additionally, there is critical need to build a repository of self service off-the-shelf tools and data capabilities that can be leveraged by business users.

Purpose of the Role:

Provide consistent application and data support to deliver innovative payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving customers seamlessly across multiple products and solutions.
Develop & automate reports from big data databases to meet the customer's needs 
Provide analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of access, data, reporting, performance and environment related issues.

Execute continual process improvements that deliver innovation and stability
• Partner with development team, business teams and product owners to ensure the successful unctionality.
• Maintain strong working relationships across internal organizations, vendor partners, and internal customers
• Drive root cause and permanent resolution for all user issues that impact the product/solution 

Critical Factors:
Develop hive queries to create reports from the big data environemtn for internal customers and automate them using crontab
Establish, monitor and evaluate system metrics to identify vulnerabilities and identify problem trends; monitor status, system processes, and user process activity.
Provide Level 2 support to development teams in database related queries, script execution, and writing queries.
Provide analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of access, data, reporting, performance and environment related issues.


Past experience:

2-4 years of experience across supporting different business applications

Academic Background:
Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in CS, Information System Or CSE or Equivalent 

Functional Skills/Capabilities:
Good understanding of various data management/processing technologies; ability to reverse engineer and replicate the process
Working experience of Service Now/HP QC/Maximo or any other relevant ITSM Tool
Strong attention to detail and being solution oriented

Technical Skills/Capabilities:
Strong knowledge of T-SQL, HQL, Unix, Shell Scripting, Advanced Excel,and exposure towards any BI Tool (MSTR, Tableau, Cognos, Informatica, SAS, Qlickview, etc.)
Experience in RDBMS Concepts, Big Data Concepts (HIVE, HDFS), SDLC Project Methodologies, and ability to interpret requirements, build testable test cases, validate and interpret results.
Development Experience in any technology is highly desirable like Python, Java etc

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  

14 February 2020
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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