Jr. Data Scientist

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Full Time Entry-level / Junior USD 36K - 80K *
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Paramount Commerce

Paramount Commerce provides online gaming, crypto, and remittance merchants a simple way to accept account-based payments with state-of-the-art risk management

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Paramount Commerce is a global payments technology company providing a safe and simple way to integrate bank account-based payments. As a leading solution in both iGaming and sports betting, we are trusted by industry-leading brands such as DraftKings, theScore, PartyPoker, and Bet365.

The online gaming industry is at the forefront of innovation in alternative payments, and our team continues to do what’s never been done before. We are looking for world-class people who want to help us solve for success together, and create raving fans of merchants and consumers. Join our global team of smart, dedicated people on a mission to simplify payments!

We are seeking a Jr. Data Scientist to join our Risk team. You will play an integral role in fraud and risk mitigation using skills including the ability to recognize non-obvious patterns, analyze diverse data sets and work closely with internal teams and stakeholders to recommend solutions in an ambiguous environment.

Due to COVID-19, the position is remote until further notice.

What will you do?

  • Leverage diverse data sources to analyze fraud trends and determine patterns in sophisticated fraud activity
  • Proactively take action to improve efficiency by identifying new fraud techniques, models, and procedures
  • Deploy countermeasures by implementing Machine Learning models and fraud rules
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of the Machine Learning models and fraud rules, and continuously improve the efficacy of the models and rules
  • Data visualization through tableau, and other tools
  • Perform deep dives and write summaries of complex and sensitive escalations to senior leadership and merchants
  • Work with internal teams to come up with action plans to address corrective and preventative measures to mitigate risk
  • Work with cross-functional teams across Paramount Commerce to collaborate on fraud risks and investigations
  • Communicate analytical insights to key fraud stakeholders through Dashboards, KPIs, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Who you are:

  • You can keep up with the pace of change • You communicate effectively
  • Detail-oriented, with an aptitude for solving unstructured problems
  • You continuously evolve and adapt to benefit our stakeholders and merchants • You pursue everything with positive energy and drive
  • You enjoy helping and supporting your coworkers

You will have/be:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (Mathematics, Computer Science, Business) • 1+ years of hands-on data analytics/science experience
  • 1+ year of experience in Risk, Fraud, AML, or Compliance is a plus
  • Experience working with Python and SQL
  • Understanding of Machine learning concepts and models


At Paramount Commerce, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We practice ethical and fair hiring processes and strongly encourage applications from diverse backgrounds. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We are committed to creating a place for our employees to be their authentic selves. We believe diversity of thought, background, and experience are essential to achieve our mission to simplify payments.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at salaries.ai-jobs.net
Job region: North America
Job country: Canada
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