We believe that the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and experiences that thousands of developers use to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo, SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 12,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam. #LI-Remote
Plaid’s data science team is building models that improve how millions of users understand and grow their financial lives. We're looking for data scientists with experience applying state-of-the-art machine learning and modeling techniques -- including natural language processing, anomaly detection, optimization, and time series forecasting -- toward different product areas. We value not only technical know-how, but also creativity, user empathy, and teamwork.
You’ll be a data scientist embedded on the Payment Risk team, working on financial and fraud risk assessment for payment ACH transactions. In this position, you will help build an industry-leading and customer-facing transaction risk engine. Specifically, you will focus on improvements to model performance, feature engineering, stability, and coverage. You will lead the efforts to experiment with new modeling approaches and strategies, as well as integrate third-party data. You’ll be collaborating closely with a skilled team of engineers on ingesting signals and productionizing these models, as well as directly interacting with our customers in this process. If you're interested in building state of art ML solutions to power payment financial and fraud risk management, let's chat!
We're guided by our principles including impact, growing together, embracing openness and positivity, and inventing tomorrow; we’re looking for leaders who are motivated by those same principles.
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.