Postmates runs one of the largest marketplaces in the country, connecting consumers, merchants, and Postmates in real-time. Postmates isn’t just another ad platform or mobile app for delivering static user generated content: We have real customers paying real money for a real service. Our business moves products, money, and people in the real world and poses extremely challenging risk problems.
As a Risk Analyst you will:
Protect our users and marketplace against incredibly sophisticated and competent adversaries
Mine our enormous data to develop signals, detection methods, and real time rules
Help develop machine learning models
Conduct investigations to detect enemies who will do anything to avoid detection
Evaluate, improve, and create new defenses
We are looking for a passionate analyst with a detective mindset, appetite for learning, and competitive spirit. This isn’t a dashboard job, this is war.
2-5 years of applied experience executing data mining and analysis in the risk domain
Demonstrated experience in translating data into actionable signals and decisions
Wizard level SQL
Basic level Python
Basic understanding of ML classification models
Strong communication skills involving highly technical as well as theoretical subjects
Comfortable and effective at juggling multiple projects and priorities simultaneously in a fast paced work environment.
You are scrappy. You approach questions with a scientific rigor, but can execute pragmatically -- the simplest solution may be the best at times.
Competitive salary and generous stock option plan (stay aligned with the long term value you create)
Medical, dental and vision insurance and it’s 100% paid for by the company
Tasty, healthy lunches
Snack-filled kitchen (mostly healthy, but very tasty)
Impact-first work environment (no politics, no pandering)
Huge company vision (we need you to build the future, not just maintain the status quo)
Killer office in San Francisco close to mass transit
Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7.