Senior Risk Analyst

Company: Wyre, Inc.
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021
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In order to port over the next billion people into a secure and open financial system, you're going to need a network of applications that c...


In order to port over the next billion people into a secure and open financial system, you're going to need a network of applications that connect to the fiat world... Wyre's APIs make that happen. Our mission is to empower fintech projects to execute their vision by offering them secure access to the largest financial network in the world (the Wyre Network). To accomplish this mission, we've built a simple set of tools that allows fintech projects to materialize their visions. (1) Our instant Fiat-to-Crypto Checkout gateway is now being used by hundreds of applications (ie. MetaMask, Opera, BRD) to offer the best way to convert card payments into crypto, and (2) our flexible APIs (Transfers API, Custody API, Users API), allow projects to build e-wallets, merchant processing services, and money transfer platforms from the ground up. We focus on compliance, licensing, regulatory, liquidity, and payment processing aspects so our partners can do what they do best, creating amazing tools on the blockchain. Our team is searching for an experienced Sr. Risk Analyst to help us achieve our mission. As our Sr. Risk Analyst, you will join a team of talented and dedicated fraud experts who play a pivotal role in fighting fraud and helping our customers and partners succeed. Your work will make a big impact in advancing payment risk decisioning to the next level. The right candidate is an experienced fraud fighter with a love for learning, problem solving, and not afraid of a challenge. They enjoy being part of a close knit team and working on multiple projects simultaneously without compromising quality. Come join the Wyre family.Responsibilities Identify fraud trends, document and communicate findings and lead proactive and reactive deep dives Analyze chargeback data that result in a loss to Wyre to determine their root cause and identify process improvements Identify opportunities for continuous process optimization through automation methods Leverage data to test and deploy targeted rules designed to prevent known and emerging fraud trends across many product lines Regularly review the effectiveness of current rules and make necessary changes to improve accuracy Collaborate with Engineering, Sales, and Product to build internal tools supporting Wyre's platform Improve existing policies and workflows and help build a strong, scalable process Help improve manual review accuracy and efficiency Assist in special projects and ad-hoc assignments, upon request Requirements Does not require sponsorship Knowledge and/or strong interest in the cryptocurrency space Excellent written and verbal communications skills 4+ years of experience working with data in Risk, Fraud, or Payments related role Solid knowledge of Card Not Present (CNP) environment Bachelor's Degree with emphasis on CS, Mathematics, Finance, other quantitative field, or equivalent practical experience Demonstrated proficiency with SQL, R and/or Python Resourceful and ready to roll up their sleeves - no task or issue is too big or small Naturally curious, idea generator, and problem solver Benefits An opportunity to build the future and freedom to work wherever you want Fair pay, no matter where you live along with a competitive benefits package Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family Meaningful Equity options for all full-time employees 401(k) plan with corporate matching Computer setup of your choice Unlimited paid time off to relax and recharge Flexible work hours Opportunity to work in a growing startup

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