Data Analyst

Data Analyst
WA, Seattle

Job Description

 

DATA ANALYST /  PAYMENTS

We have a great opportunity with one of our clients for a Payments and Risk Analyst to join their Business Development team!

They are looking for an analyst with a deep curiosity about transactional data and its impact on business from a risk perspective. Your primary objective will be to allow the team to continue growing business while maintaining an acceptable risk profile. Reporting to the Director of Business Development, you will learn to master their very complex business layout involving not only internal merchants but also numerous 3rd party merchants. They also operate in multiple verticals, each with its own set of business rules and risk profiles.

The successful candidate will have prior experience with the transactional payments flow and the payments ecosystem. After mastering the big picture business layout, you will start building monthly reports for executives and business managers detailing the current risk metrics. Your goal will be to gain enough of an understanding so that you may issue rolling 3-month projections and allow the business to get ahead of potential problems; make recommendations to business on transactional flows to gain higher throughput or cost savings. You will be working with technical and non-technical users, including engineering leaders, business managers, project managers, and customer service managers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor payments performance daily
  • Use predictive analysis and data mining to solve complex problems and drive business decisions
  • Identify business critical issues and notify business with a clear and concise report
  • Communicate recurring status reports to business
  • Execute high priority projects to solve urgent payments issues or improve upon existing systems


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Mathematics or Statistics
  • Experience with SQL and relational data sets


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to handle large datasets
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle and agile methods
  • Prior experience working with Card Not Present transactions on a global scale
  • Familiar with the processing of A/B testing data

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