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Data Scientist
Trust & Safety
Posted on 10/20/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical, mathematical or financial field or similar
  • 2+ years of work experience in doing finance/business/risk data science
  • Excellence in SQL, deep experience and strengths to develop complex queries
  • Development experience in at least one scripting language (Python preferred)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to transform data into business insights and actionable recommendations
  • Experience working with large data sets that are structured and partially structured
  • Working knowledge of data visualization tools (Looker, Tableau etc., Tableau preferred)
  • Independently and proactively find new trends in marketplace fraud or bad content, backtest rules to fight it, deploy and monitor those rules
  • Create and track metrics that will help us understand how much fraud or bad content is on Wish's site, how it is getting there, when there are increases and what is driving them
  • Use metrics and analyses to influence roadmaps with data-driven strategies
  • Analyze machine learning scores to help DS understand ML model weaknesses, examine if model actioning thresholds are optimal and run experiments to test better thresholds
  • Review for daily anomalies after we stand up our anomaly detection system
  • Conceptualize and build centralized tools (including pipelines) that can extract data/insights for daily business management in an automated manner
  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams globally, assimilating requirements, driving results in the form of data insights and acting as a liaison between engineers and business partners
Desired Qualifications
  • Masters in computer science, data science, statistics, mathematics or a related quantitative field
  • Previous experience in fraud detection, payments and/or e-commerce strongly preferred
  • Communication: you enjoy managing stakeholders, complex multi-team projects management, taking end-to-end responsibility and ownership over a project

1,001-5,000 employees

Affordable e-commerce platform
Company Overview
Wish’s company mission is to provide everyone access to the most affordable and convenient mobile shopping experience on the planet. The company has created a leading mobile shopping platform that provides consumers with a vast selection of products and merchants the access of millions of customers worldwide.
  • Flexible PTO
  • Company events
  • Family Leave
  • Healthcare package for you and your family
  • Fitness Stipend
  • Education Stipend
  • Career Development
Company Core Values
  • Humble
  • Collaborative
  • Experimental
  • Impact
  • Customer First