Senior Data Scientist - Computer Vision

Remote USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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With 500+ enterprise customers across major verticals, Socure is the market leader in digital identity verification and fraud detection solutions.
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Who we are:

Founded in 2012, Socure is the leader in digital identity verification technology for Day Zero 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 400 customers across the financial services, gaming, telecom, and ecommerce industries, including three of the top five banks, seven top 10 issuers, three top MSBs, multiple tier-one payroll providers, the top credit bureau, and over 75 of the largest and most successful fintechs such as Varo Money, Public, Chime, and Stash. We are funded by some of the world's best investors and entrepreneurs including Accel, Scale Venture Partners, Commerce Ventures, Work-Bench, Sorenson, Citi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Synchrony, MVB Bank, Santander InnoVentures, and Two Sigma Ventures.

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:

Socure is hiring a Sr. Data Scientist to lead efforts to improve our current computer-vision based identity verification solution. The Sr. Data Scientist is part of a global team, and will work under the direction of the Sr. Director of Data Science (Computer Vision) and in close partnership with data science teammates and colleagues in product and engineering. They will contribute in a hands-on capacity to the development and implementation of computer vision algorithms, as well as make technical recommendations to drive solutions. 

This role can be based anywhere remotely within the USA.

What You’ll do:

  • Lead the the machine learning aspect of projects related to the evolution of the product, working in collaboration with the Product and Engineering teams
  • Identify opportunities to solve challenges with novel solutions
  • Implement, optimize and deploy cutting edge computer-vision algorithms like OCR, RCNN, MTCNN, SSD ResNet, SSD MobileNet, Barcode Reader,…
  • Feature Engineering
  • Perform analysis to assess risk of fraud

What You'll Bring:

  • Masters or PhD. in deep learning and computer vision 
  • Experience with at least two of the following: object detection, segmentation, face detection and recognition verification, text detection and recognition or anomaly detection.
  • A minimum of 4+ years experience as a data scientist, ML or CV engineer or scientist, contributing in both a hands-on and strategic capacity 
  • Expertise and knowledge in the state of the art of computer vision and machine learning 
  • Preferred to have experience with NLP
  • You are experienced with GPU
  • You have programming experience in Pytorch and/or TensorFlow

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 region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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