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Risk Analyst, Payment Risk Mining Analytics

San Jose, Costa Rica
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024
Have you ever thought about what it takes to detect and prevent fraudulent activity in hundreds of millions of eCommerce transactions across the globe? What would you do to increase trust in an online marketplace where millions of buyers and sellers transact? How would you build systems that evolve over time to proactively identify and neutralize new and emerging fraud threats?

Our mission in Buyer Risk Prevention (BRP) is to make the safest place to transact online. BRP safeguards every financial transaction across all Amazon sites, while striving to ensure that these efforts are transparent to our legitimate customers. As such, BRP designs and builds the software systems, risk models and operational processes that minimize risk and maximize trust in

Key job responsibilities

Risk Analyst will own analytical deep dives to identify emerging fraud patterns and communicate findings to ML teams, Program Managers and other cross-functional partners. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment and partner with stakeholders across multiple domains.

A day in the life

A typical day for a Risk Analyst revolves around leveraging advanced analytical techniques and tools to uncover patterns, anomalies, and potential fraud schemes. This role will:

-Provide time sensitive analytics to partner teams

-Deep Dive on emerging fraud patterns using SQL on large datasets

-Identify root cause and work with partners such as ML teams to develop sustainable solutions.

About the team

Payment Risk Mining Analytics' mission is to combine the latest data science techniques with investigator insights to detect and prevent bad debt and negative customer experiences across Amazon.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

San Jose, CRI


- Experience using data and metrics to draw business insights

- Advanced SQL experience

- Bachelor's degree in analytical field (e,g: Mathematics, Computer Science) or equivalent experience

- 2+ years analytical field experience

- Experience with reporting and Data Visualization tools such as Quicksight / Tableau / Power BI or other BI packages


- Experience scripting for automation (e.g., Python, Perl, Ruby)

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