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From: Pethick, Nancy
Date: 11 Feb 2005
Subject: Seattle, WA: Senior Risk Analyst at Amazon.com

Amazon.com Fraud Prevention Service is looking for Senior Risk Analysts to research and develop next generation automated fraud prevention systems using advanced statistics, decision analytics and machine learning. The candidate will be expected to:(1) research and develop high-quality fraud and risk detection models, (2) analyze, develop and refine fraud case management processes, (3) work closely with a high caliber team of software engineers to implement the models in real-time detection engines, and (4) perform monitoring and analyses of fraud detection systems and operations. In addition, you will be expected to perform do ad hoc database analysis and data mining to quickly identify novel fraud patterns/trends and to support fraud operations business management. The position is considered critical and of high business impact.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • MS degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Econometrics, Operations Research, Physics or similar quantitative field. PhD is preferred.
  • at least two years of deep experience in statistical modeling and analysis
  • strong ability to solve problems and to work in a very fast-paced environment
  • good communication skills
  • familiar with SAS, SQL and comfortable working in unix/linux/PC environments
  • familiar with Perl/C/C++ a plus
Send all resumes to andrewn@amazon.com.

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