Card Fraud Analyst in Birmingham, AL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  805967

Our enterprise level client is searching for a Card Fraud Analyst to complete their development team. Please see below and if interested, please contact Nathan Walker at or 205-623-1115.



  • Develop and maintain fraud strategy for the Payments line of business, considering customer experience and operational workload when optimizing fraud detection to minimize fraud losses for the bank
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing strategies in use and recommend optimization within fraud prevention rules
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing models in use and recommend optimization within fraud prevention rules
  • Develop documentation related to new and existing models to comply with Model Governance, Validation and Regulatory requirements
  • Create and maintain strategy rule documentation / governance as appropriate
  • Develop analysis and reporting as needed to understand and communicate trends
  • Explore quantitative segmentation strategies with advanced statistical techniques e.g. Logistic Regression, CHAID / CART Decision Trees
  • Analyze trends for Compromise Events to track bank impact & utilization in strategy rules
  • Build and foster relationships, gain operational understanding & document current business processes relating to fraud, and present findings / recommendations to management


  • B.S. in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or other quantitative fields.
  • Experience managing and manipulating large relational data sources
  • 2+ years of modeling/analytics experience in financial industry
  • Advanced knowledge in at least one of the following software: SQL, SAS, R, Python
  • Exposure to and familiarity with different analytical techniques (Linear and Logistic Regression, Clustering Techniques, Neural Network, Decision Trees, etc.).
  • Familiarity with wide array of fraud vendors, tools, applications and solutions (FICO, VISA, TSYS Falcon, Lynx, VRM, CardGuard, Determinator, EWS, Detica, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously with minimal oversight to elicit buy-in and move projects forward
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems in a complex environment, translating business problems into recommendations that have measurable business impact
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts, including senior management.
  • Ability to present findings and deliver recommendations to various levels of management
  • 2+ years Credit Card Industry Experience


  • Master’s Degree in a quantitative field
  • Understanding of advanced analytical techniques (Logistic Regression, Neural Networks, Machine Learning methodologies, etc.
  • 5+ Years Experience in Financial Services
  • 2+ years Consumer Banking Fraud experience  with exposure to different verticals (payment card fraud, check fraud, ach/wire, loans, etc.)
  • Spanish/English bilingual









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