Socure

Senior Data Scientist - Fraud

3+ months agoNew York, NY / Remote

Who we are:

Founded in 2012, Socure is the leader in digital identity verification technology at account onboarding and beyond. Our predictive analytics platform applies artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, with trusted online/offline data intelligence from email, phone, address, IP, device, velocity, and the broader internet to verify identities in real-time. We have more than 750 customers across the financial services, gaming, telecom, and ecommerce industries, including four of the top five banks, seven of the top 10 credit card issuers, three top MSBs, multiple tier-one payroll providers, the top credit bureau, and over 100 of the largest and most successful fintechs such as Varo Money, Public, Chime, and Stash. Socure is now offering its solutions to public sector agencies. 
 
We are also funded by some of the world's best investors, including Accel, Scale Venture Partners, Commerce Ventures, Citi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Capital One Ventures, and more. 
 
Our trophy case includes numerous industry awards and accolades, including being named one of Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2021 as well as the Best New Technology Introduced over the Last 12 months – Data and Data Services at the 2020 American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs), being ranked #70 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, getting listed as a Gartner Cool Vendor, and winning Finovate’s Award for Best Use of AI/ML, to name a few. 
 
The only way we can further our mission of becoming the single, trusted source of identity verification and eliminating identity fraud is by building the best team on the planet. This is where you come in.

What the role is:

We are currently looking for a Senior Data Scientist 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, mathematics, physics, statistics or similar or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5+ 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, R, Bash/Shell programming background
  • Good working knowledge of SQL

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