Data Analyst, Fraud & Risk

Location: Toronto, ON

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Paramount has been at the forefront of financial technology innovation and has become a trusted partner to hundreds of leading merchants around the world.

We enable merchants to access the global banking system for reliable and secure consumer financial data intelligence and payment processing.

Paramount originated in Toronto and has grown to include offices in, Vancouver, London, Malta, and Las Vegas.

We are a global team of smart, dedicated people committed to finding ground-breaking solutions to ecommerce challenges. We foster an inclusive, collaborative environment where all voices are heard, all people are respected, and all triumphs are celebrated. We also recognize that leading-edge innovation means doing things that have never been done before. Sometimes we’ll fail. That’s good, because we learn from failure, take what we learn, and move on to success.

We are seeking a Data Analyst, Fraud & Risk to join our Risk team. You will play an integral role in fraud and risk mitigation using skills including the ability to recognize non-obvious patterns, analyze diverse data sets and work closely with internal teams and stakeholders to recommend solutions in an ambiguous environment.

Due to COVID-19, the position is remote until further notice.

What will you do?

  • Analyze data to identify fraud trends and proactively take action to improve efficiency and reduce time to identify new fraud techniques, tactics and procedures. Leverage diverse data sources
  • Analyze fraud data to determine patterns on sophisticated fraud activity
  • Deploy countermeasures by writing and deploying SQL fraud rules and analyze the impact
  • Monitoring evolving fraud clusters and propose new rule criteria using SQL
  • Analyze rule performance trends
  • Data visualization through tableau, Python, etc.
  • Assist Data Scientist in the creation of fraud artificial intelligence models
  • Work with data in the AWS infrastructure leveraging new cloud technologies for report and model creation
  • Ability to perform deep dives and write summaries of complex and sensitive escalations to Legal and Fraud Leadership
  • Work with internal teams to come up with action plans to address corrective and preventative measures to mitigate risk
  • Work with cross-functional teams across Paramount Commerce to collaborate on fraud risks and investigations
  • Communicate analytical insights to key fraud stakeholders through Dashboards, KPIs, etc.

You will have/be:

  • Bachelor's Degree relevant field (Mathematics, Business, Computer Science)
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in data analysis, Investigation deep dives
  • 1+ year of experience in Risk, Fraud, AML or Compliance
  • Experience developing in one or more programming languages (SQL, Python, R, etc.)
  • Familiar with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure
  • Effective spoken and written communication skills, including strong data presentation and visualization skills
  • Detail-oriented, with an aptitude for solving unstructured problems
  • Ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environments where decisions are made without compromising on customer experience and financial losses
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and will engage the right stakeholders at the right times
  • Excellent team player capable of learning and sharing knowledge in a global team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines

At Paramount, we celebrate diversity and know that our company is stronger with a multicultural team that brings different experiences and backgrounds to the job. We also know that your work team isn’t your only team. Work-life balance isn’t just something we say; it’s something we live.

Paramount welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Paramount Commerce takes great pride in our ethical and fair hiring practices. All individuals who are offered employment, whether directly or indirectly, are always required to go through a formal application and interview process. We will never ask for money or payments from applicants at any point during the recruitment process.

To protect yourself, do not respond to unsolicited job offers from individuals or e-mail addresses, and never disclose any details about yourself (including personal or financial) to anyone you do not know or trust or on a website you do not trust.

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