Senior Data Scientist - Fraud DetectionShare Senior Data Scientist - Fraud Detection
Akamai
Costa Rica Costa Rica, San Jose
hace 1 día

Job Description

Would you like to analyze data to prevent security threats?

Are you interested in using data to inform new products?

Join our highly-skilled Security Engineering team

Our team is part of the Security organization, responsible for developing products and platforms focused on security. We build unique technology that can secure the cloud and make it a safe place to do billions of transactions and handle petabytes of data every day.

Help shape the future of the Internet

In this role you'll apply your statistical analysis skills to solve security problems on a global scale. Partnering with Engineering and Product Management you'll derive actionable insights from large volumes of data.

If you want to tackle problems truly on the cutting edge, this is the role for you!

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will be responsible for :

  • Analyzing large sets of data to develop and improve malicious bot detection, behavioral authentication and fraud detection
  • Working closely with customers to improve the performance of our fraud detection product
  • Improving scalable processes to collect, manipulate, present, and analyze large datasets in a production ready environment
  • Developing working prototypes of statistical / machine learning based algorithms, evaluating and comparing metrics based on real-world data sets
  • Working closely with our engineers to deliver code across our platform
  • Do what you love

    To be successful in this role you will :

  • Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent
  • Have experience working with Python and SQL for data analysis
  • Have an understanding of probability / statistics and experience with machine learning algorithms / techniques
  • Have excellent problem solving skills to develop algorithms and creative solutions using a variety of data types
  • Be able to work productively with team members, identify and resolve tough issues in a collaborative manner
  • Work in a way that works for you

    We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

    We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

    Working with us

    At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference.

    Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

    Working for you

    At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future.

    We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life :

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors
  • Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

    About us

    Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

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