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Job Description

Digital Risk Decision Scientist- Santa Ana, Costa R ica

Are you energized by analyzing data? Are you ready to join an advanced team in a global company that customers depend on to prevent fraudulent transactions? Then it’s time to join Western Union as our next Digital Risk Decision Scientist.


Western Union powers your pursuit.

We are looking for someone who would be part of the Decision Sciences team responsible for managing fraud losses while optimizing revenue opportunities for Western Union digital transactions.


Role Responsibilities

Design and implement risk models to screen online transactions and stop fraudulent ones, analyzing online transaction activity to identify loss reduction opportunities and devise actionable plans to exploit such opportunities.
Conduct ad-hoc/exploratory analysis and provide accurate results in response to internal and external requests.
Manage multiple projects and data requests in a timely manner.
Support Senior/Staff Risk Scientists with ad-hoc analysis in response to internal and external requests
Develop champion/challenger test practices, including post-implementation and monitoring to results.
Most of your time will be spent working on solutions to critical problems, querying databases, and performing various analytical/statistical techniques.


Role Requirements

Data Scientist degree or in a similar field such as Economics, Statistics, or Math.
2 years of experience in Data Analytics and Machine Learning.
It’s required to have a working knowledge of statistical analysis tools like R, SQL, and Python.
Experience and knowledge using Power BI will help you excel in this role.
High English proficiency C1+ to communicate across a broad spectrum of stakeholders.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Strong communication skills to convey fraud insight
Ability to analyze problems and produce a justification to enhance fraud decisions.


We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what’s next.

Western Union is positioned to become the world’s most accessible financial services company—transforming lives and communities. We’re a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you’re ready to help drive the future of financial services, it’s time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.



You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (
https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits /). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.

Para solicitar este trabajo envía un correo electrónico con tus detalles a wulatalent@gmail.com