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First Data Corporation

Data Analyst - SQL and Python Preferred

First Data Corporation - Jersey City, NJ

Description Position Description OverviewThe Cyber, Fraud & Risk Data Science team is a small, highly skilled unit that conducts advanced analytics to support investigative, response and prevention activities across the First Data Global enterprise. This is not the typical analytics group. Team members regularly leverage the work product of their analysis to assist in developing strategy across financial services and merchant acquiring business lines. The highly qualified candidate is equally comfortable ripping through huge unstructured data sets and leading a tactical working session with diverse technical and non-technical partners to action analytic findings. Potential candidates should be comfortable working in a highly collaborative team environment and capable of managing a fluid and fast paced set of objectives. Team members are expected to be able to evaluate diverse data sources, define requirements and drive acquisition of new data sources, and work effectively with application engineers and incident response team members. Job Responsibilities·         Conduct data exploration, quantitative research and data mining to uncover financial crime patterns, including but not limited to cyber intrusion, fraud, and money laundering·         Formulate monitoring framework, rules, comprehensive performance metrics to mitigate the risk exposure·         Work with external resources and leverage advanced technology to improve detection effectiveness in response and prevention solutions·         Present findings, highlight de-risking opportunities and identify risk assessment improvement options to team members, stakeholders and senior management·         Support data analyses within broader cyber security and fraud organization·         Work with product and application owners to develop world class controls, data solutions and product offerings Job Requirements·         Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, MBA, Engineering, Economics or comparable work experience required. Advanced degree preferred·         Strong experience in data research using SQL and SAS\/R\/Python for data analysis and mining (3-5 years)·         Experience with credit\/debit card fraud risk management preferred·         Strong experience with data warehouse, relational database structures, or Hadoop framework·         Demonstrated attention to detail, great quality of work, ability to produce clear, concise work products·         Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills needed to work effectively in a team environment·         This position requires that the candidate be a lawful permanent resident or US Citizen.·         The candidate should be able to travel domestically and\/or internationally in support of the investigative mission. First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities\/Females\/Vets\/Disabled\/LGBT) 

10 days 11 hours ago

First Data Corporation


Data Analyst - SQL and Python Preferred First Data Corporation - Jersey City, NJ, United States


Location: Jersey City, NJ

Company Profile:
At First Data, we look for every opportunity to help customers leverage more value from each transaction—developing new solutions to make them simpler, faster, safer and more rewarding. We’ve entered the age of Universal Commerce, where the lines between in-store, eCommerce and mobile commerce are blurring. First Data is focused on delivering the integrated buying experience today’s consumers demand—anywhere, any time and on any device.