Senior Data Scientist
Fraud Risk
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • 4+ years of Data Science experience
  • 2+ years of experience building predictive models and strategies to mitigate Fraud risk such as ID/payment Fraud, anomaly detection etc
  • Experience working in cross functional teams with PMs, Trust & Safety Agents, Analytics and Engineers
  • Deep understanding of mathematical methods in statistics, optimization, and ML. Demonstrable experience applying these methods to real world prediction problems (classification, regression, anomaly detection, time series)
  • Value Autonomy; Ability to think critically, understand and communicate complex problems in a result-oriented, data-driven manner with a focus on business impact
  • A demonstrated ability to manage and deliver on multiple projects with high attention to detail
  • Fluent in a production-ready programming language such as Python. Ability to deploy and scale models into a production environment collaborating with engineers
  • Fluent in SQL, ability to efficiently query large dataset
  • Operate at the nexus of Data Science and Risk strategy. You will work cross-functionally with Data Analytics, Trust & Safety, and Product teams to develop frameworks driving key product and modeling decisions
  • Own product features designed to identify and limit fraud on the marketplace, identify patterns, share insights, and provide recommendations through effective communication
  • Use ML and data mining techniques to develop robust models for anomaly detection such as 1st party and/or 3rd party ID/payment fraud, account takeover, fake listings etc
  • Continually improve and monitor new and existing Fraud models and strategies
  • Present your insights and suggestions to both technical and non-technical audiences of all levels in the company
  • Audit 3rd party data vendors in the Fraud space for Turo's models and risk strategies
  • Own and provide technical guidance to the Engineering teams to ensure the data quality of your projects including training, test and experiment data

501-1,000 employees

Nationwide car rental marketplace
Company Overview
Turo is a car rental marketplace where travelers can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a nationwide community of local car owners. Turo's mission is to reinvent the car rental experience and put the world's one billion cars to better use.