Socure

Data Scientist - Fraud (All levels)

3+ months agoRemote

Who We Are:

Socure is redefining identity verification with groundbreaking technology, supporting myriad organizations with the most accurate authentication tools in the industry.

What we build helps businesses scale faster, stop fraud, and ultimately allows millions of people who are excluded from the digital economy (due to outdated fraud detection models) to take part in it like everyone else. 

Our culture is about innovation, winning, and customer obsession. We are full of top performers that prioritize excellence and results, as well as support for one another, on the path to achieving our mission: to verify 100% of good identities in real time and completely eliminate identity fraud for every applicant on the internet.

To learn more about working at Socure visit our career page here: https://www.socure.com/company/careers

What the role is:

We are currently looking for Data Scientists for our Fraud Products Team to be based anywhere remotely in the USA.

The Socure DS Fraud team is responsible for developing cutting edge Fraud, Risk and Synthetic Identification products, building machine learning models using latest ML algorithms and technologies, building data-processing pipelines, evaluating the performance of new data sources, and providing analytical support to the Socure Fraud and Risk product suite.

What you'll do: 

  • Develop machine learning, data mining, statistical, and graph-based algorithms designed to analyze massive data sets
  • Partner with Cloud technologists to ensure proper implementation and usage of said algorithms
  • Analyze large data sets to develop multiple, custom models and algorithms to drive innovative correlations for fraud and acceptance data as well as social data
  • Implement new data modeling solutions and improvements to existing solutions
  • Integrate new data sources and API third-party products in the main framework
  • Work with Big Data technologies using Spark
  • Provide analytical support to the data science team
  • Own and drive projects from conception to completion
  • Collaborate with data scientists, engineers and other key stakeholders
  • Work well in a fast-paced cross-functional environment

What you'll bring: 

  • BE/B.TECH/ME/MSc in computer science, industrial engineering, electrical engineering, operations research, mathematics, statistics or similar or equivalent work experience. PhD is strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3+ years of industry experience working in a similar role
  • Experience in developing data-driven algorithms in information retrieval, relevance, or machine learning and working with distributed systems
  • Strong Python programming background (Spark)
  • Good working knowledge of SQL
  • AWS 
  • Big Data tools

Nice to have:

  • Dashboard development experience (Dash, Bokeh, R Shiny)
  • Experience with data workflow managers such as Airflow, Drake, or Luigi
  • Experience in advanced analytics and developing machine learning models
  • Programming experience in Scala, Java
  • Experience in Hadoop, Spark, distributed systems
  • Experience with containerization (Docker) 
  • Experience with cloud ecosystems such as Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services

Perks & Benefits: 

  • Competitive base salary
  • Equity - every employee is a stakeholder in our upside
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents 
  • Parental leave and fertility support
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401K with company match
  • Stipend to supply your home office
  • Annual professional development stipend 

A Message on COVID-19:

Socure's number one priority is to safeguard the health and well-being of our team members, our families and our communities. During this unprecedented time, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 developments and updating our response plan quarterly. We are regularly soliciting feedback from our employees to help inform our return-to-office strategy. For our team members who loved going into the office, we are looking forward to meeting once again! But until then, we are striving to ensure that Socureans have the resources and support they need to excel from home. This includes a work-from-home stipend so you can build your home office and fun, virtual events so you can continue to feel connected to your coworkers.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID: 4299196003