The Fraud Data Scientist is responsible for monitoring and understanding customer behavior, detecting unusual activity, and preventing fraudulent payments and losses while mitigating the impact on legitimate customers. Reporting to the Sr. Director, Finance; the role will require strong quantitative, technical, and analytical skills to balance these two competing demands.
Using statistical or machine learning techniques, the Fraud Data Scientist will tune home-grown and third-party fraud prevention technologies and design algorithms and heuristics to identify high-risk transactions, automating real time transaction decisions. The role will work with Stamps.com’s engineering team to architect and implement new fraud-prevention technologies, and will train customer-facing fraud representatives on new practices, procedures, and technologies, taking back insights on newly developing fraud trends suggesting future analysis.
The Finance Operations Group oversees billing, payment processing, and the flow of funds through the technical systems of Stamps.com and its subsidiaries. In addition to monitoring ongoing operations, we work closely with the Product and R&D teams to manage profitability and risk in new features and offerings.
This role directly improves customer experience with our security systems, helping to retain customers, and at the same time protects Stamps.com and its affiliates from monetary losses from fraudulent activity.
Stamps.com is the leading provider of Internet-based mailing and shipping solutions. Stamps.com’s PC Postage service enables small businesses, shippers, enterprises and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage right from their home or office with just a PC, printer and Internet connection. The Company currently has PC Postage partnerships with Avery Dennison, Microsoft, HP, the U.S. Postal Service and others. Stamps.com also sells PhotoStamps which enables customers to create fully customizable and valid PhotoStamps postage that contains their own digital photograph or business.
Essential Position Duties:
Education and/or Experience:
Skills and Knowledge: