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Data Analyst - Fraud Detection


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Get to know us πŸŽ†

BANXA is a hyper-growth global Payment Services Provider that enables the purchase of digital assets and currencies such as Bitcoin or USDT using traditional currencies, such as Australian Dollars, Euros and Pounds (just to name a few)! Every 30 seconds someone purchases cryptocurrency with us ⏱ !

BANXA πŸ¦„ is powering global crypto giants, such as Binance, Kucoin, OKEX and Huobi, some of which have invested in us to back our mission. πŸš€

Our on-and off ramp product manages the entire value chain to provide a seamless, secure experience whilst being internationally compliant βœ… Our mission is to connect the β€˜old world' to the β€˜new world', by onboarding the masses to digital currency! πŸš€

We have recently been named as "One of the 50 fastest growing companies of the Year" by The Silicon Review πŸ“ˆ Earlier this year we listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSXV) and on the Boerse Frankfurt, our market capitalisation quickly grew to $100M.

We're a global team spanning across 10 countries, with 3 offices, in Australia, Lithuania & Philippines. The majority of the team sits in Melbourne at our headquarters in Cremorne however our connected and collaborative culture empowers our people to excel. As an up and coming tech- unicorn in our space, we are early adopters, progressive in our approach and adaptable to the ever changing landscape.

2021 has already been a big year for us, and it's about to get a whole lot bigger, this is where you come in...

Your New Gig πŸ’Ό

BANXA thrives on innovation. We're always looking for professionals with the can-do attitude to help our business work smarter and more efficiently.

As the newest member of our Fraud Analytics team you will be responsible for undertaking data analytics to enhance Banxa's fraud detection, response and reporting capabilities. You'll work closely with the Fraud Operations Team in the continuous identification of fraud threats across varying payment types. There will also be an opportunity to work across a broader range of topics such as blockchain network analysis, AML strategies and payments optimisation. This role offers you the opportunity to utilise your data skills but also learn on the job.

Success to us is the right balance between risk and mitigation. We're internationally compliant (and proud), your job is to help maximise the number of legitimate payments whilst reducing fraud βœ…

What You'll Do πŸ‘€

  • Use analytics techniques to interrogate both structured and unstructured data to identify, implement and optimise fraud detection strategies.
  • Research relevant threat environment factors and deliver data driven insights to improve fraud detection and response.
  • Work closely with machine learning algorithms and predictive models.
  • Support the socialization of fraud strategy performance through data analytics, reports, dashboards and data visualisation to monitor trends and inform broader product proposition decision making.
  • Develop and execute effective root cause analysis that drives continuous improvement in the oversight and execution of fraud risk management.

You should apply if βœ…

  • You're proactive and relentless with a passion for all things data. Fraud in the Crypto space brings with it a fast paced, dynamic and constantly evolving environment.
  • You will need to be a problem solver, who can use your analytical mindset and skills to navigate and detect problems with confidence and autonomy.
  • You're well versed at analysing large volumes of data using a variety of tools including various AWS services, Power BI, Tableau, Google Data Studio etc.
  • You're able to derive information from data, determine gaps in detection strategy and implement solutions.
  • You can think laterally to come up with novel approaches to complex problems.
  • You geek out on all things Crypto, and wish to apply your love for data and analysis to this space

What will put you on top of our shortlist πŸ”

  • 1+ years analytics experience, preferably within payments fraud, cyber or financial crime.
  • Relevant qualifications in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science.
  • Strong exposure to analytical scripting languages, such as SQL and Python.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, this could be demonstrated by having done a side gig, working with a startup or engaging in the startup community.

Logistics πŸ› 

To be eligible for this role you must hold full Australian working rights, unfortunately, we are unable to offer visas of any kind at this time!

You must also reside in Australia. Whilst our office is in Melbourne, we do support remote working from other cities in Australia.

We promote a diverse and inclusive culture at Banxa. Fun fact: we currently have over 20 different nationalities in the team, this makes for great potluck lunch days!

Benefits πŸ’°

  • Competitive salary πŸ’°
  • Expand your knowledge in Crypto πŸ“ˆ
  • Brand new state of the art office in the middle of Cremorne, Melbourne πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί
  • Working in a disruptive and hyper growth organisation & industry where the possibilities are endless πŸš€
  • Flexible working, location & hours! 🌎
  • Autonomy, ability to make a change & progress your careerπŸ’ͺ

How to apply ✏️

To apply, simply submit your resume along with a cover letter. In the cover letter please explain WHY Banxa and this role is right for you. Please keep it succinct (half a page). If you do not submit a cover letter, your application will not be considered. If you are unable to submit a cover letter separately in the application form, please merge the cover letter with your resume and submit these as one document.