Sr. Data Science Engineer - Fraud

New York or 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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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! We are currently looking for a Senior Data Science Engineer 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.

In this role you will:

  • Analyze large data sets and data vendors
  • Integrate new data sources and API third-party products in the main framework
  • Work with Big Data technologies using Spark
  • Data Science quality assurance and testing
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting of in-production DS models and tools
  • Develop tooling, optimization and testing around core data science work
  • Build and maintain production-level python and R libraries for the data science team
  • Provide analytical support to the data science team
  • Execute best practices in version control and continuous integration / delivery
  • 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

Requirements:

  • BE/B.TECH/ME/MSc in computer science, mathematics, physics, statistics or similar or equivalent work experience
  • Strong previous work experience in a data engineering or software engineering:
    • A minimum of 2+ years of industry experience working in Software Engineering or Data Engineering
    • A minimum of 3+ years of industry experience working in Data Science or a similar role
  • Strong Python, R, Bash/Shell programming background
  • Good working knowledge of SQL
  • 3+ years of experience on Big Data projects involving Spark/Pyspark

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) and container-orchestration systems such as Kubernetes
  • 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.

 

 

Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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