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Senior Fraud Data Scientist II

Company: Credit Karma
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 100 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K. While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in Oakland, Charlotte, Los Angeles and London.
Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC

Credit Karma depends upon our users' trust. Securing and safeguarding our member's data is the most important factor in ensuring the ongoing success of Credit Karma. With our product offerings now including Credit Karma Money, it's more important than ever that we continue to build world-class fraud capabilities within our data infrastructure.

What You'll Do
Design, build, evaluate and defend machine learning models to detect various types of fraud, with a focus on protecting our members' CK Money checking and savings accounts
Collaborate with business partners to deploy models and create strategies utilizing model results
Develop and implement metrics to monitor and measure model and strategy performance
Collaborate with business partners to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Fraud Data Science team

What's Great About The Role
Collaborate on addressing fascinating, challenging, complex problems to make a meaningful impact on our members' financial progress.
Own the data science aspects of various problems and opportunities
Work cross functionally (with engineering, fraud strategy, product, and other data science teams) to ensure efficient and effective deployment of your models.
Represent Credit Karma to various partners and/or government bodies
Maintain compliance with various regulatory schemes

Minimum Requirements
M.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or a related quantitative discipline
3-5+ years of industrial experience in Data Science, - Machine Learning and related areas
Deep statistical understanding of data at scale
Authoritative knowledge of Python/R and SQL
Experience in financial fraud and abuse
Experience with banking / finance data
Strong business problem solving, communication and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or a related quantitative discipline
Proficiency in deep learning ML frameworks such as TensorFlow, Torch, etc.
Experience with experimentation design and analysis
Working experience with public cloud platforms (especially GCP), graph models, and/or data-driven strategy design and optimization are all a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

Credit Karma is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We've worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth. As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated.

Credit Karma is also proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with applicable fair chance or similar ordinances.

COVID-19 update: Protecting the health of our employees and the candidates interested in a career at Credit Karma is our top priority. We appreciate your understanding and being open and flexible with any changes related to our interviewing process. Moving forward, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to share proof of that status prior to their first day of onboarding. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons, we will explore potential reasonable accommodations; however, Credit Karma may not be able to grant such accommodations in all cases.

Credit Karma is strongly committed to protecting personal data. Please take a look below to review our privacy policies:
GDPR Privacy Policy
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Keywords: Credit Karma, Oakland , Senior Fraud Data Scientist II, Accounting, Auditing , Oakland, California

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