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PointPredictive: Data Scientists


Join our rapidly growing fraud and risk analytics team in sunny San Diego, work on solving complex fraud and risk problems for the financial services industry on emerging and growing areas of fraud risk.



PointPredictive Company: PointPredictive
Location: San Diego, CA
Web: www.pointpredictive.com


Description
PointPredictive Inc. is looking for data scientists to join our rapidly growing fraud and risk analytics team in sunny San Diego California. Here you'll work on solving complex fraud and risk problems for the financial services industry on emerging and growing areas of fraud risk.

You'll do this by:
  • Creating predictive models based on big data sets using a variety of tools and algorithms in the cloud
  • Innovating fraud and risk modeling by testing new statistical modeling techniques on data to boost predictive performance
  • Working with our customers to analyze, mine, and aggregate their data into our fraud and risk data consortiums
  • Creatively solving fraud and risk problems in auto lending, mortgage, check, mobile, and electronic payments using internal and external data sources
  • Evaluating new data sets to determine their ability to boost detection performance
  • Working with Fraud Consultants and others in the company to develop and launch new, innovative predictive analytic products to the market
  • Providing recommendations to clients and the industry on how to best apply advanced analytics

 
Relocation is available, and this is an opportunity to have a large impact as part of a small team with minimal bureaucracy and politics where independence is highly valued and learning new things is a very frequent experience. The office is open and modern, and San Diego offers a great quality of life.

Successful candidates for the position will have a Ph.D.(or a master's degree with statistical modeling experience)in a technical field, preferably at least 2-4 years of experience working with data in industry, facility with modern programming languages (e.g. Python) in a Linux environment, familiarity with machine learning techniques (such as neural networks, random forests, deep learning), fluency with statistical and modeling packages such as R and ADAPA, and the proven ability to quickly build and deliver production ready statistical models to clients.

_Contact_:
We move fast at PointPredictive, so if this position sounds like an attractive or potential match for you, please email your CV or profile link today to careers@pointpredictive.com.

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