Riskified
  • Published: September 17, 2021
Category
Job Type
Level of education
Masters
Level of Hebrew
Medium
Location of job
Tel Aviv/ Ramat Gan
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
3 years

Description

Riskified empowers merchants and shoppers to realize the full potential of eCommerce by making it safe, accessible, and frictionless. Our global team helps the world’s most-innovative eCommerce merchants eliminate risk and uncertainty from their business. Merchants integrate Riskified’s machine learning platform to create trusted customer relationships, driving higher sales while reducing costs. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for global brands and fast-growing businesses across industries, including Wayfair, Wish, Peloton, Gucci, and many more. As of July 29th, 2021, Riskified has begun trading on NYSE under the ticker RSKD. Check out the Riskified Technology Blog for a deeper dive into our R&D work. 

Our Research Team

We are focused on bringing value to Riskified through the development of models and analytical solutions across domains. We use a wide variety of advanced techniques and algorithms to provide maximum value from data in all shapes and sizes: classic ML and deep learning, supervised and unsupervised, NLP, anomaly detection, graph theory, and more. 

We use the most cutting-edge solutions - from event driven (Kafka), to big data solutions (Spark), Cloud operations (Docker & Kubernetes),
Workflow orchestration (Airflow & Argo) and Machine Learning Platforms (Databricks & Kubeflow), working in Python and R. 

We’re a friendly, fun and diverse team. We’re passionate about making data-driven decisions, being open-minded and creative, while communicating openly and honestly. We thrive in a continuous learning culture to promote growth and remain at the forefront of technological innovation.

About the Role

The Data Sources team is responsible for exploring and leveraging the various data sources that make Riskified’s models and products possible. The team proactively explores data sources that can contribute new information and value to our models, feature engineer the raw data, and evaluates the expected value from these sources by augmenting our production models and testing for performance lift. These data sources include 3rd party vendors, open source data, our internally developed beacon and any additional information that may be provided by our customers. 

The team's data scientists are experts at exploratory analysis, can quickly dig into new noisy unstructured big data that has barely been touched before, and creatively manipulate it for model improvements. 

What You'll Be Doing

- Be part of a team responsible for research, analysis, model training and validations aiming to improve our products through exploiting diverse data sources
- Develop and own DS products and novel algorithms based on our beacon’s data
- Explore and analyze new and noisy data, optimize it through feature engineering methods, and evaluate its potential
- Master the online fraud prevention domain

Requirements

- At least 3 years experience as a Data Scientist in the industry
- B.Sc / M.Sc in exact sciences 
- Experienced with data science best-practices and machine learning algorithms
- Proficient in R or Python - functions creation, data wrangling, modelling
- Solid understanding of statistics and applied mathematics
- Experience with analyzing unstructured, big-data - advantage
- Creative thinker with a proven ability to innovate through data exploration and application of non-trivial solutions
- Good communication skills, ability to clearly explain complex concepts

Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic tech company with 650+ team members globally. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us. 
COVID-19 Update: 

Our Tel Aviv team is currently working remotely. If anyone prefers to work in our office, we’re happy to offer an option to do so safely.
When the situation improves, we’re looking forward to adapting a hybrid of remote and in-office work for all our team members. We’ll be moving to a new space in TLV - check it out here! 

We’re growing at a rapid rate and have transitioned our interviews to Zoom.

Some of our Tel Aviv Benefits & Perks:

Equity for all employees, Keren Hishtalmut, pension
Private medical insurance, extra time off for parents and caregivers
Commuter and parking benefits
Team events, fully-stocked kitchen, lunch stipend, happy hours, birthday celebrations, yoga, pilates, basketball, soccer
Wide-ranging opportunities to volunteer and make an impact
Commitment to your professional development with global onboarding, role-based technical skills training, full access to Udemy, lunch & learns
Awesome Riskified gifts and swag!

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