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Experian Americas Overview

Headquarters Costa Mesa, CA
Size 5001 to 10000 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Finance
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Imagine having the power to bring data to life. To take information and turn it into solutions that advance industries, power companies, and improve the lives of millions of consumers around the world. That’s the challenge we take on at Experian in North America. Our ... More

Experian Americas – Why Work For Us?


We offer a range of opportunities, each one unique in its potential.
To fill these roles, we seek people—from students to experienced professionals—who are looking to immerse themselves in an environment rife with possibility.

People who are ready to build relationships with people across different businesses and geographies and who expect excellence from themselves and others at all times.

We are looking for people who value the diversity of our workforce, and who recognize that talent thrives in a culture of mutual respect and continuous learning.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Experian to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting and/or recruitment advertising and selection for hire.

As part of the company’s equal employment opportunity and affirmative action policy, Experian will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

Experian is committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where Experian applicants and employees are treated with respect and dignity. This policy is in accordance with State and Federal laws and reaffirms our company’s continuing commitment to both the spirit and intent of Equal Employment Opportunity laws and policies.


The Key to Our Success.

At Experian, the data we collect, the lens through which we view a consumer’s needs, and the perspective we take on the challenges faced by a particular business or region are different for each and every situation we face. Which means diversity is a critical element of our offering.
Shaped by individual experiences, cultures, and ideas, the unique perspectives each of our 16,000 global employees combine to create the products, solutions, and insights that drive our business forward. From the people we work with to the businesses we partner with, we build upon the strength of our differences.

Guided by the Heart of Experian, we are focused on performance and provide an environment in which our people can apply their passions and truly excel.


Areas You Can Join

We leverage the power of information in many different ways.

From managing credit risk and preventing fraud, to investing in local communities, the work we do is as varied as the roles we offer. Just take a look at the list below to see where your talents lie. With roles suitable for graduates, experienced professionals and everything in between, we’re sure you’ll find something just right.

Our Career Areas



University RelationsCollege Students & Recent Graduates

We’re looking for dreamers. Innovators. Great communicators. And analytical thinkers. And that’s not all. At Experian, our power is our diversity. And the unique perspectives you bring are what shape our ongoing success. As a member of our team, you’ll take your classroom education to the next level as you work on engaging business projects, tackle real-world challenges, and build and hone skills that will catapult your career forward. When you join us as a student or early career professional, you can expect to:

Attend multiple networking events that connect you with a diverse range of peers and experienced professionals

Engage in training opportunities that will enhance your technical skills and nurture your professional development

Be assigned a senior leader who will act as your mentor

Gain exposure to executive-level leadership

Develop and enhance your personal leadership skills

Build and deliver presentations to business leaders and participate in feedback sessions

Participate in regular Lunch & Learns with guest speakers in your area of interest

Fuel the Heart of Experian by participating in local community service opportunities

Enjoy benefits and compensation*

Because who you are shapes where we’ll go—together.



What makes us different – the Heart of Experian

We’re all defined by our unique stories, skills and talents. It’s our collective intelligence and passion that makes us so successful. We believe this idea can be summarized in three key words which refer to our Core DNA: Connect, Protect and Create.




We work together to make a difference for our clients by helping them to connect with their own customers and plan for their financial future. We connect our people across Experian and with the communities that we belong to.




By caring for data and information while safeguarding the privacy and interests or our customers, we instill trust and assurance. We protect consumers against fraud and identity theft and ensure the futures of the communities we work with by sharing our expertise.




We believe everyone has the capacity to bring something new and exciting to the table – no matter what their role is. Our focus is to define and refine smart ways to transform data into informative insight for our consumers and clients.


These three words are at the very core of what we want to achieve. They drive us to work together and excel every day. We aim to become one of the world’s best companies to work for by providing a sense of purpose to every employee.



We leverage the power of information in many different ways. The breadth of our offerings translates into a wide variety of exceptional career opportunities. Whether you’re passionate about administration, finance, information technology, systems, project management, or another field, at Experian, you'll be able to enjoy nearly limitless possibilities for growth and advancement. Explore our career areas, and discover the opportunity that’s right for you.


In order to deliver a world of insight, we need experts who can question thoroughly and analyze deeply. That’s where our analytics experts come in. As the global leader in information services, we drive innovation across all aspects of our business—delivering the best possible solutions to our clients and customers. Fostering a proactive management approach and a collaborative working environment, we give you the right tools and support to achieve your career aspirations.

Customer Service

We know we’re not just serving our customers. We’re also serving their customers, impacting the financial well-being of millions of consumers in the United States and around the world. It’s an important responsibility, and at Experian, our professionals in Customer Service are given the tools, support, and freedom to achieve excellence at work. Our people bring their passion every day, and they make meaningful contributions to the stability of companies and the financial health of individuals.


Love numbers? We’ve got them. LOTS of them. As a Finance expert at Experian, you’ll find far more than what fits in a job description. You’ll discover a comprehensively rewarding career. As a leading global information services company, our vision is for our people, data, and technology to become a necessary part of every major consumer economy in the world. That’s an exciting challenge, and it’s one that our Finance professionals are pursuing with skill and passion.

Information Technology

Experian has operated at the center of Big Data since before that phrase was coined. Truth is, few companies can offer information services on an equivalent scale. The power of what we do grows daily as we explore, build, and harness new technologies to capture, analyze, store, share, and protect critical data. The advanced technology platforms we leverage—and the scale on which we operate—provide a unique opportunity for those in the IT field. Our promise to let people explore ideas without the confines of bureaucracy means you’ll have the opportunity to truly innovate and leave your mark on the world of big data analysis and solutions.

Marketing and Communications

At Experian, we hold demographic data on more than 700 million individuals in 270 million households—giving us an unparalleled vantage point when it comes to shaping the marketing insights and strategies that help our customers analyze patterns, capitalize on trends, and improve their ROI.With a heritage in the business-to-consumer marketing space, Experian Marketing Services is one of our fastest-growing channel groups and offers the chance to think strategically and deliver the best possible solutions.

Product Development

From fraud management tools to integrated custom solutions packages, our Product Development experts conceive, build, design, and manage each and every one of the hundreds of tools we offer. And as one of our Product Development experts, you’ll help grow our offerings—enabling us to stay on the leading edge of global information services and solutions.

Sales and Business Development

At Experian, no matter what individual role you play, the work you do delivers a world of insight to our clients and customers. For our professionals in Sales and Business Development, the work you do actually drives that relationship and helps us continue to lead the way as a global information services company. We foster a proactive management approach within a collaborative working environment—giving you the right tools and support to achieve your career aspirations.

Corporate Functions

Comprised of the internal support teams such as Administration, Compliance, Facilities, HR, Project Management, and more, our Corporate Functions team drives our success from the inside out. At Experian, you’ll have what you need to transform a job into a satisfying career. With the tools and support you need to excel, you’ll enjoy the challenges and excitement of working for a leading global information services company.

Experian Americas Reviews

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Craig Boundy
14 Ratings
  • Great Company to Work For

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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Experian Americas full-time


    Good benefits, reward hardworking employees, flexible hours


    Don't expect to work from home a lot, can be top heavy with management, tends to play favorites

    Advice to Management

    Please hold management to the same ethical standards as individual contributors. And don't just talk the talk, walk it too.

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Experian Americas Interviews

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    Hadoop Administrator/Developer Interview

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Experian Americas in November 2015.


    Fresh Graduate experience applied for the post of Hadoop Administrator /Developer Experian San Diego . Applied it through LinkedIn process took about three to four weeks to process. Got a telephonic interview with a lead Data scientist working with Experian with a panel of Two.

    Interview Questions

    • Differentiate Pseudo Distributed, Stand alone and Fully distributed Mode in Hadoop Cluster. Can you form a fully distributed cluster in a single Physical machine.   1 Answer
    • What you know about Hive   1 Answer
    • Java Based Questions, Explain OOPS Concepts, Interface, Given a CSV text file how would write code to display the Second column Values. Other than java, which programming language you know to write this programme.   1 Answer
    • Linux Based : Other than KILL <PID> command what are the other Ways to Kill a Process. How do these process communicate with the system to terminate the Process   Answer Question
    • Linux: mention few commands that you use frequently in Linux,   Answer Question

Experian Americas Awards & Accolades

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  • Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products, American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2014
  • Top 100 World's Most Innovative Companies, Fortune, 2014
  • Top Workplaces, Orange County Register, 2013
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