Risk Strategy Analyst
- San Francisco, CA
In Risk Strategy and Analytics at Square, you'll design, build, and operationalize systems and processes to root out high-risk activity across the Square platform of products. We are looking for an analyst to join our Risk Strategy and Analytics team, which is directly responsible for the most complex process and analytical work in the organization.
The Risk Strategy Analyst will leverage analytical and project management skills to drive Risk efficiency and effectiveness throughout Square. You will work hand in hand with Squares product teams and partner closely with many organizations across the business -- e.g., data science, engineering, finance, operations, sales, and more. You will have the opportunity to drive innovation and influence Squares global Risk roadmap, programs, and processes.
You will also manage top level Risk KPIs, establish core operational metrics, and drive process improvements through analysis. The analyst is also responsible for building and coordinating executive presentation materials for Squares leadership team. The ideal candidate possesses exceptional analytical, cross-functional, and communication skills. This role will require a bias toward taking action in a fast-paced environment.
Diagnose problems and develop compelling, data-driven recommendations
Partner with Product, Engineering, and Data Science teams to design solutions to operations problems, influence product roadmaps, and solution new products/processes
Manage the development, reporting, and visualization of key performance indicators for the entire Risk organization
Drive innovative risk solutions through third party evaluation and integration with a focus on improving the seller experience
Design and develop executive presentations for Squares leadership and board members
A BS/BA in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Management Science, Computer Science, or a related technical field, OR BS/BA in Criminal Justice, Economics, Business, or a related business field
3-6 years of relevant experience (or masters & 2-4 years)
Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability
Proficient in SQL
Experience with designing and creating data visualizations (e.g. Tableau, Looker)
The ability to answer unstructured business questions and work independently to drive projects and analytical tasks to conclusion
A strong passion for Squares mission
Experience and interest in risk, trust & safety, payments, or spam prevention
Experience with scripting and data analysis programming languages (e.g. Python, R, etc)
Experience using statistics and machine learning to solve complex business problems
Consulting / project management experience