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Fraud Data Scientist

Salary: 95000
Description: Our client is an innovative technology company with strong ties to the financial industry. Due to their exponential growth they are urgently looking for a Fraud Data Scientist to join their supportive, yet performance driven, team.
The Fraud Data Scientist will apply and leverage off toolkits, multiple skillsets, data engineering, advanced computing, scientific methods, statistical computation, visualization, business communication, domain expertise and associated data to contribute directly to the proactive detection of fraud and the reduction of fraud losses while developing, optimizing, maintaining and evolving fraud detection and performance models.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATION/KNOWLEDGE (INCLUDING MOST RELEVANT FIELD OF STUDY)
• Degree (Honours, Masters or PHD) in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a combination of these
• Machine learning techniques, Oracle, RStudio, Python, Hadoop, cloud infrastructure
• Data analytics life cycle
• Data engineering
• Scripting and programming
• Prescriptive and Statistical modelling
• Fraud detection models
• Data wrangling
• Expert in MS Office, SQL

EXPERIENCE (INCLUDING RELEVANT SECTOR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE)
• 5 years’ data science experience
• Prior experience with malware analysis, risk analysis, and risk management
• Big data analytics
• Financial industry focusing on payment fraud
• Good communication (written, oral) and interpersonal skills
• Organise and manage multiple tasks
• Work autonomously and in teams
• A patient and empathetic attitude
• Strong time management and organisational skills
• Comfortable working in fast-paced environments
• Troubleshooting skills

If you meet all of the above requirements and you are ready to join a dynamic organization then email your CV to cvs4morag@therecruiters.co.za.
Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted.
Category: Finance
 
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Location: Johannesburg    
Consultant: Morag Wallace Share This Job:
Email: cvs4morag@therecruiters.co.za