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Decision Scientist Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Santa Ana, San José 10901
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Decision Scientist Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Are you ready to join an advanced team in a global company that customers depend on to prevent fraudulent transactions? Are you energized by thinking analytically while working with others to tackle problems and improve processes? Join Western Union as a Decision Scientist.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Werea FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

Well look to you to document and communicate model results and insights. Youll continuously track and evaluate the effectiveness of risk models and rules, and profile customer behavior to uncover opportunities to enhance the model or rule performance. Well want you to provide support for Senior Risk Scientists with ad-hoc analysis in response to internal and external requests. Youll make a difference by working with cross-functional teams to implement strategic initiatives and improvements to current risk management processes and tools. Also, youll analyze online transaction activity to identify loss reduction opportunities and devise actionable plans to exploit such opportunities. Youll profile customer behavior to identify opportunities to enhance model/rule performance. Youll conduct ad-hoc data analysis in response to internal and external analytic requests.

For such a detail-driven role, youll need to have a university degree in a related field such as Economy, Administration, Finance, Math, Statistics or Operations Market Research. Master's degree in quantitative related field (Statistics, Math, Operations Research) is desirable. You will need to bring to the table at least 2 years of experience in risk analytics or modelling, and a proven track record using advanced quantitative and statistical techniques.English proficiency and proven knowledge/ experience of SQL, R, Phyton or any other related program languages or applications are key to stand out in this position. Youll need strong problem solving and analytical skills, communication skills to convey fraud insight and the ability to analyze problems and produce justification to enhance fraud decisions. Youll be part of our digital transformation context.

Join us, and lets connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-08-23 Expires: 2022-10-29
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