Senior Risk Data Analyst

Website Shopify

Job Description:

To support our mandate we are looking to add a Senior Risk Data Analyst to identify risk vectors and leverage data creatively to figure out why they exist, and how best to address them. This role will collaborate closely with our Data Science team, as well as Product, Engineering and Operations partners to turn insights into effective risk mitigation solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and monitor key fraud & risk metrics in partnership with Product, Policy & Data teams
  • Evaluate multiple data sets to surface patterns of fraud and risk
  • Use data to quantify, prioritize and conduct root cause analysis of risk vectors through detailed analysis and testing. Report out on findings and recommendations
  • Work with Data Science in the development of models and analytics to detect bad actors
  • Build monitoring and alerting to track the impact and continued effectiveness of platform controls
  • Generate insights to inform targeted prevention & mitigation strategies across Product, Engineering, Data, Policy and Operations teams

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency leveraging large datasets to drive business decisions
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and/or commensurate work experience. Experience with fraud & risk management is strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills using data to identify gaps, and surface mitigation opportunities
  • Ability to dive-in to day-to-day workings of multiple teams and understand the full scope of their functions and responsibilities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, exemplified through effective data storytelling
  • Advanced SQL, Python and experimentation experience
  • Endless curiosity and an ability to think outside the box

Job Details:

Company: Shopify

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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