Facebook Risk Analyst, Trust and Safety in Menlo Park, California

Summary:

WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas — making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world.

Required Skills:

  1. Apply your expertise in data mining and quantitative analysis to understand how fraud is proliferating on the WhatsApp Payments platform.

  2. Implement effective countermeasures to eliminate fraud based on these identified patterns.

  3. Drive key performance metrics such as fraud losses, false positives, and operational efficiency.

  4. Partner with Data Science, Product, Engineering and Operations teams to solve problems at scale.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Business, Science, Engineering or Economics.

  2. 2+ years experience doing quantitative analysis. : Experience working with online/mobile payment product.

  3. Experience in defining, utilizing and communicating performance metrics.

  4. Experience manipulating large data sets in SQL or equivalent, and drawing actionable insights from data.

  5. Experience in at least one scripting language (PHP, Python, Perl), statistical software (R, SAS, SPSS), or data visualization tool (Tableau).

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.