Founded in 2012, Socure is the leader in digital identity verification technology at account onboarding and beyond. Our predictive analytics platform applies artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, with trusted online/offline data intelligence from email, phone, address, IP, device, velocity, and the broader internet to verify identities in real-time. We have more than 750 customers across the financial services, gaming, telecom, and ecommerce industries, including four of the top five banks, seven of the top 10 credit card issuers, three top MSBs, multiple tier-one payroll providers, the top credit bureau, and over 100 of the largest and most successful fintechs such as Varo Money, Public, Chime, and Stash. Socure is now offering its solutions to public sector agencies. 
 
We are also funded by some of the world's best investors, including Accel, Scale Venture Partners, Commerce Ventures, Citi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Capital One Ventures, and more. 
 
Our trophy case includes numerous industry awards and accolades, including being named one of Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2021 as well as the Best New Technology Introduced over the Last 12 months – Data and Data Services at the 2020 American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs), being ranked #70 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, getting listed as a Gartner Cool Vendor, and winning Finovate’s Award for Best Use of AI/ML, to name a few. 
 
The only way we can further our mission of becoming the single, trusted source of identity verification and eliminating identity fraud is by building the best team on the planet. This is where you come in.

We are currently looking for a Senior Data Scientist for our Big Data R&D team, to be based anywhere remotely in the USA.

The Socure Big Data R&D team is responsible for developing cutting edge entity-resolution algorithms, using graph techniques on massive datasets for anomaly detection and troubleshooting, supporting the modeling team with feature engineering, building probabilistic models for identity matching,  building data-processing pipelines, evaluating the performance of new data sources, and providing analytical support to the Socure compliance and regulatory product suite, which includes a highly acclaimed Know-Your-Customer (KYC) product.

What You'll Do:

  • Analyze large data sets to develop multiple, custom models, and algorithms to drive innovative identity-verification solutions.
  • Develop machine learning, data mining, statistical, and graph-based algorithms designed to analyze massive data sets.
  • Understand and resolve computational limitations related to parallelizing algorithm application and data processing.
  • Provide analytic support to the compliance-product teams.
  • Develop improved models, and perform A/B analysis of production data.
  • Report on project status to senior management.
  • Work well in a fast-paced cross-functional environment.

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree with 3+ year of experience OR Ph.D with 1+ years of experience working in an data science analytical role
  • Experience in developing data-driven algorithms in information retrieval, relevance, or machine learning and working with distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with UNIX systems
  • Python or R
  • SQL
  • Pyspark (or Scala a plus)
  • Familiarity with Spark, common ML libraries, and the AWS ecosystem, including EMR and S3.
  • Experience with data mining, unsupervised machine learning algorithms, and statistical- tools and underlying theory.
  • Additionally, experience with NLP, Neo4j, Elasticsearch, and Airflow (or equivalents) is a big plus!

Perks & Benefits: 

  • Competitive base salary
  • Equity - every employee is a stakeholder in our upside
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents 
  • Parental leave and fertility support
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401K with company match
  • Stipend to supply your home office
  • Annual professional development stipend 

A Message on COVID-19:

Socure's number one priority is to safeguard the health and well-being of our team members, our families and our communities. During this unprecedented time, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 developments and updating our response plan quarterly. We are regularly soliciting feedback from our employees to help inform our return-to-office strategy. For our team members who loved going into the office, we are looking forward to meeting once again! But until then, we are striving to ensure that Socureans have the resources and support they need to excel from home. This includes a work-from-home stipend so you can build your home office and fun, virtual events so you can continue to feel connected to your coworkers.

 

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