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Data Science Manager - Consortium Network

Who We Are:

Socure is redefining identity verification with groundbreaking technology, supporting myriad organizations with the most accurate authentication tools in the industry.

What we build helps businesses scale faster, stop fraud, and ultimately allows millions of people who are excluded from the digital economy (due to outdated fraud detection models) to take part in it like everyone else.

Our culture is about innovation, winning, and customer obsession. We are full of top performers that prioritize excellence and results, as well as support for one another, on the path to achieving our mission: to verify 100% of good identities in real time and completely eliminate identity fraud for every applicant on the internet.

To learn more about working at Socure visit our career page here:

The Role:

We are looking for an innovative Data Science leader to bring our Risk Insights product suite to life. Through this recently launched initiative, Socure is quickly expanding its industry-leading fraud solutions to address the unique challenges presented by first-party fraud. The aim of Risk Insights is to create actionable intelligence that will further enable account opening and real-time money movement across financial institutions, online gaming sites, crypto exchanges, and any trusted entity that transacts with consumers online.

This Data Science leader will be integral in shaping the strategic direction of the Risk Insights initiative. As a new space for Socure, we are looking for someone who is energized by data exploration and rapid prototyping as we work to develop best-in-class solutions. Developing a deep understanding of first-party fraud through data is the key to unlocking value, and you will be closely partnering with Product and Engineering to define the team's roadmap.

Reporting to SVP of Data Science and partnering closely with VP of Product, Risk Insights, you will be at the center of one of Socure's most strategic projects.

What You'll Do:
  • Build, hire and lead a team of all-star data scientists
  • As a player-coach, lead and execute complex modeling/machine learning projects and new product development from concept to delivery
  • Develop machine learning, data mining, statistical, and graph-based algorithms designed to solve complex problems in fraud and identity theft
  • 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
  • Collaborate with Product, leadership and other key stakeholders to innovate, propose and design a new revenue generating product

What You'll Bring:
  • BE/B.TECH/ME/MSc in computer science, applied mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering, or a related technical or quantitative discipline/field
  • Prior industry experience in payments and first-party fraud
  • 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 is a must
  • Prior experience working successfully in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Excellent research skills

  • Experience with account and transactional risk predictive modeling
  • Experience with entity resolution and identity graphs
  • Experience with data workflow managers such as Airflow, Drake, or Luigi
  • 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.
Salary Range
$85,000.00 - $127,000.00
per Year
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New York, NY, 10261, US