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Senior Software Engineer - Machine Learning

Company: WePay
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Does working with real data and having an impact on the small businesses that are the backbone of the US economy excite you? What about the opportunity to learn from Data Scientists and Engineers with domain expertise? With the Chase Acquisition, WePay's payments systems will start supporting expanded use cases. To help with these exciting technical challenges, we are looking for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer to join our team.As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you will support the expanded use cases and help minimize the Risk/Fraud losses. - You will be able to Increase WePay's coverage of Machine Learning models, increase the iteration speed and reduce the time it takes to deliver a new model to the business. -You will have the ability to work on groundbreaking technologies like Gradient Boosted Trees, Deep Learning, Tensorflow, etc.You would be joining the Data Science team early as it is ramping up helping to craft the processes and practices for future team members. This is your chance to work on a wide variety of verticals in the small business space. With WePay, you will have a tangible and meaningful impact on business outcomes as well as the opportunity to learn and experiment with various research ideas.What You Will DoBuild machine learning systems and models for detecting payment fraud, merchant fraud, and merchant riskDesign and Implement Knowledge graph capturing information from various 3rd party/partner data sources and relationships thereinDrive the complete lifecycle from data extraction, model development through model deployment and production evaluation/maintenanceCollaborate closely with engineering and risk detection/product teamsWhat Impact You Will HaveImprove our fraud/risk detection capabilitiesDrag down losses and save hundreds of thousands of dollars for the companyCut down review volume and reduce risk analysts' workloadWhat We Are Looking For4+ years of practical experience in applied machine learning/model developmentIn-depth understanding of machine learning and modeling algorithms such as decision trees, random forest, neural networks, SVM, etc.Technical expertise in data preprocessing, feature extraction, model building, and statistical analysisProficiency in databases (SQL), and programming languages (at least one of the following: Python, R, Ruby, Java, etc)M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field (computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics, etc.)Collaborative, team player who drives to resolve customer needsOutstanding track record of innovation and successBonus If You HaveText Mining and NLPDeep Learning (CNNs, RNNs, and sequence modeling)Graphical ModelsAbout WePayWePay's mission is to make commerce seamless. Our products help software companies integrate payments into their applications - thereby empowering small businesses and individuals to get paid easily and quickly using their go-to apps and software. Our customers include BigCommerce, TouchBistro, Meetup, and Freshbooks, just to name a few. By joining forces with JPMorgan Chase, a global financial services firm with over $2.5 trillion in assets that serves millions of customers worldwide, WePay is now able to connect our customers seamlessly into a range of banking services beyond payments. -WePay is a unique place to work and offers the best of both worlds. WePay has a FinTech startup culture that emphasizes transparency, collaboration, and career growth, with the ability to work on small, nimble teams. However, now combined with the power of JPMorgan Chase, employees are also able to create change at scale and have an opportunity to truly disrupt and shape FinTech. You can find more information at wepay.comTo all recruitment agencies: WePay does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, WePay employees, or any other company location. WePay is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.Remote - or - Palo Alto, CA /Engineering - Engineering /Full-time

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