Associate Fraud Intel Data Scientist

Data science

Full Time

Remote, US

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $67200 - $98533.33/Year

Join the people helping people.

For people drawn to serving others through their work, PSCU is a place to thrive, as we serve our credit union members best by taking care of each other first.

If you want to help shape an industry, challenge yourself, and invest in your own future, this is the place for you. PSCU is a highly accessible environment where you’re empowered to think on your feet, work from your heart, and discover the very best version of your professional and personal self. “Our Momentum. Your Moment.”

This application is the first step in seizing your moment.

The Associate Fraud Intel Data Scientist will perform basic data modeling, basic predictive modeling and demonstrate advanced analytical data querying skills (NICE Actimize, Cassandra, Elastic) to prepare data for modeling. Additionally, the Associate Fraud Intel Data Scientist will be responsible for identifying insights via data analysis that will support enterprise and functional outcomes within the Fraud Intelligence and Risk Analytics sections.

  • Works to build foundations that support predictive analytics data systems, processes, reporting and ultimately people. Further, finds opportunities to extract value from data and generates useful intelligence in the organization for the purpose of predicting and intercepting fraud.
  • Serve as lead NICE X-Sight Analytics programmer and coordinate with Fraud Intelligence Engineering to maintain production data models. Additionally ensure sufficient capacity in hardware/software for X-Sight modeling so jobs complete in a timely fashion
  • Create and maintain NICE Actimize, Cassandra data marts in support of modeling
  • Identifies fraud trends through basic big data analysis.
  • Manages and optimizes processes for data intake, validation, mining and engineering as well as modeling, visualization and communication work.
  • Identify strategic anti-fraud opportunities for our company via examination of both data and processes
  • Serve as a liaison between the Program Managers and the Fraud Intel Engineers. Ensure that business needs/challenges/requirements are digestible by the Fraud Intelligence Team, and that Program Managers understand the models and other Data Science outputs.
  • Bridge the needs between data and operations by producing reports, files, etc in support of various business processes within the Fraud Analytics section.
  • Partner with other teams to deploy the technical infrastructure required to support all of the above
  • Provide technical support for X-Sight and legacy analytics models and processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related technical field required or equivalent direct work experience.


  • Two (2) years’ directly related experience in data science required, preferably in a financial industry OR Four (4) years high level fraud data analysis, development or programming experience or combination required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Demonstrate behaviors based on PSCU values: Excellence, Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Trust, and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Demonstrated experience translating data into knowledge to address complex technical and strategic business needs.
  • Strong SQL skills, ability to perform effective querying involving multiple tables and sub queries. Experience working with Teradata databases preferred.
  • Recent experience using NICE Actimize and X-Sight Studio solutions for Fraud Management.
  • Basic mastery and commitment to the continuous development of personal performance around the job-specific competencies necessary for this role.
  • Basic working knowledge of data mining principles: predictive analytics, mapping, collecting data from multiple data systems on premises and cloud-based data sources.
  • Understanding of and experience using analytical concepts and statistical techniques: hypothesis development, designing tests/experiments, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and developing practical recommendations for business units.
  • Experience and knowledge of statistical modeling techniques: GLM and OLS multiple regression analyses, logistic regressions, log-linear regressions, times series regressions, variable selection and sampling techniques, decision trees, clustering and other clarification methods, etc.
  • Experience basic code statements, models, and macros. Basic knowledge of various statistical software required, SAS, SPSS, or open source languages, such as R or Python.
  • Experience working with or creating databases and dashboards using all relevant data to inform decisions.
  • Experience with moving data through various ETL processes
  • The ability to effectively work both independently as a contributor and collaboratively in a team is required.
  • Superb communication (oral and written).
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to demonstrate operational insights to drive solutions.
  • Solid attention to detail and highly organized while focusing on work quality.

Pay Equity

PSCU is committed to pay equity and a competitive benefits package. The typical annual hiring range for this position based on relevant experience and internal equity is:




*Note: T he amount shown is based on full time annual salary and would be prorated based on role.

In addition this position is eligible for an incentive plan, based on performance.


At PSCU, everything we do recognizes the fact that our employees are our most important asset. That’s why we are committed to a work/life integration that goes above and beyond to ensure that you have quality time at home with your family and/or to pursue outside interests and aspirations. We back this up with generous PTO, the opportunity to work remotely, flexible scheduling, and a management team that understands how to adjust when the unexpected curveballs of life happen.

Check out the comprehensive benefits PSCU has to offer that further solidifies our reputation as a company that just “gets it” when it comes to balancing life’s planned and unplanned events while equipping you with all the tools for growth.

PSCU offers:

  • Beautiful, state-of-the-art campuses

  • Endless opportunities for advancement

  • Competitive wages

  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays

Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical with telemedicine, no-cost diabetes supply program, and expert medical opinion services

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Optional Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Disability Insurance

  • 401 k (with employer match)

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) with company provided contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Supplemental Insurance

  • Legal Plan

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance Plan

  • Mental Health and Well-being: Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Mental health and Well-being: Virtual mental health support and resources

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Wellness program

  • Back-up child care program

  • Benefits are subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

If this position requires you, now or in the future, to perform your function or report onsite at a PSCU location or travel on behalf of PSCU, entry procedure and Covid protocols are in place that will require your adherence as a condition of employment. PSCU manages these procedures and protocols requiring your use of third party digital applications, in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Please Note: For roles with certain levels of travel and/or company car usage, PSCU will require a completed Motor Vehicle Record Check , valid driver's license, and proof of insurance at time of hire and annually.

All applications are reviewed by an AIRS Certified Diversity and Inclusion Recruiter. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion HERE!

As a matter of operational management limitations and business administrative process parameters, remote position assignments at PSCU are geographically restricted to where PSCU currently operates. As a result, we are unable to proceed with applications from those state residents. Applicants are encouraged to apply for other available opportunities for which they qualify.

PSCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status , or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

PSCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "EEO is the Law" Poster and the "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement . PSCU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the legal duty to furnish information.

For positions based out of our Phoenix, Arizona location, PSCU is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish . For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish .

As an ongoing commitment to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, PSCU has established alternative methods to complete the application process. Disabled applicants needing assistance are encouraged to submit resumes via our careers page submission button If further assistance is required.

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