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2019-12897

Principal Data Scientist, Fraud Prevention

Location(s): Petah Tikva
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"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Intuit is a mission-driven, global financial platform company that gives everyone the opportunity to prosper. With products like TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, we’re using technology to build solutions to challenging financial problems for millions of people around the world.

Overview

Intuit’s AI Group is looking for innovative and hands-on Principal Data Scientist to focus on Security and Fraud Prevention. Our team leverages Data Mining and Machine Learning techniques, to develop game changing technologies aimed to detect and prevent Fraud across Intuit product offerings. 

Your role will range from research experimentalist, to technology innovator, to consultative business facilitator. You’ll be building and prototyping algorithms and developing analytical solutions to improve Security and detect Fraud and Credit Risk on top of the collective financial data of 60 million consumers and small businesses. Applications will span multiple business lines, including personal finance, small business accounting, and tax.

Come do the best work of your life! We are looking for team members that love new challenges, cracking tough problems and working cross-functionally. 

We encourage you to apply if you…

  • Are extremely passionate about applying practically Machine Learning to real customer problems, powering the next generation experiences for large scale applications
  • Thrive on ambiguity and will enjoy frequent pivoting that’s part of exploration
  • Are comfortable partnering with those directly involved with big data infrastructure, software, and data warehousing, as well as product management
  • Are comfortable being part of a very small team where members frequently wear multiple hats
  • Are looking to join a fast-paced, innovative and incredibly fun team

What you'll bring

  • 5+ years’ Data Science experience, preferably with Fraud, Security or Credit Risk Detection solutions, or equivalent experience as a Security Researcher with some experience in Data Science and Machine Learning
  • BS, MS, or PhD (or equivalent experience) in an appropriate technology field (Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math, Econometrics, Operations Research)
  • Expertise in Data Mining algorithms and Statistical Modeling techniques such as clustering, classification, regression, decision trees, neural nets, support vector machines, genetic algorithms, anomaly detection, recommender systems, sequential pattern discovery, or text mining
  • Expertise in modern advanced analytical tools and programming languages such as Python, Scala, Java or R
  • Fluent in SQL enough to get the data you need from a warehouse (Vertica, Hive, SparkSQL)
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • Experience with building end-to-end reusable pipelines from data acquisition to model output delivery
  • Quick learner, adaptable, with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to conduct meetings and make professional presentations, and to explain complex concepts and technical material to non-technical users
  • Strong project management and stakeholder management skills

How you will lead

In this role, you’ll:

  • Perform hands-on data analysis and modeling with big data sets in the security, risk and fraud domains
  • Build machine learning models (both supervised and unsupervised) to help safeguard our digital property
  • Examine cloud systems and find security vulnerabilities in the interfaces between components
  • Gather data, perform statistical analysis, draw conclusions on the impact of your optimizations and communicate results to peers and leaders
  • Lead and innovate AI projects in the Security, Risk and Fraud domain, lead discussions and understand the needs of the project from the business units and be able to integrate your domain knowledge into the algorithms you will build and implement in production

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Benefits we offer

People who give their best deserve the best in return. We offer rewards that include everything you’d expect, and even more that you wouldn’t. Enjoy the best in class perks and benefits at Intuit.

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Our culture and entrepreneurial spirit have earned us a spot on “Best Companies to Work For” lists year after year. Join us in our mission to power prosperity around the world.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.