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Data Scientist - Fraud detection
Stockholm, AB

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Job Description

About us

Remember the days when the phone rang and you didn't know who it was? If it was the company you always dreamt working for? A call from a hospital trying to tell you someone close to you got sick? Or just that stubborn sales guy.

Our mission is to make it possible for you to know who's trying to contact you, and also tell you when not to pick up. We want to remove all uncertainty, making your communication safe and efficient by separating the important stuff from the noise and create trust, no matter if it's in the beginning of a call, in the middle of a transaction or at the end of a signature. We are building a platform which empowers our users to take control of their own digital identity and making their communication more safe and efficient.

Truecaller is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world. We have 100 million daily active users around the world with the strongest presence in South Asia, Middle East and Africa.

We are backed by some of the most prominent investors in the world such as Sequoia Capital, Atomico, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Your Mission

Truecaller's aim is to build trust in digital communications, and the battle against fraudsters is never-ending. We try to make information open and readily available, but scammers, scripters, and scrapers are always trying to take advantage of our system. We are always looking for ways to improve detection of anomalous and unusual activity. You, as a Data Scientist will be responsible for collecting, organising, analysing and interpreting data to generate insights and conclusions about fraud patterns. You will be using the latest techniques in machine learning for detecting fraudulent activities and developing capabilities to prevent them.

Your skills

* Experience in different Machine Learning disciplines, eg anomaly detection, fraud detection
* Familiarity with user and code authentication and authorization systems is a big advantage
* Ability to dig deep into large data sets to uncover insights as well as anomalies
* Experience with data visualisation and dashboard creation
* Strong knowledge of data querying languages such as SQL/Hive
* Programming knowledge of at least one language of Java/Scala/Python
* Experience with open-source/Hadoop ecosystem a big advantage
* Great attention to detail and analytical skills
* Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written

We all act according to our company values - Get Sh*t done, Be Fearless, Help Each Other and Never Give up and expect you to as well!

We offer

At Truecaller we have built a dynamic and diverse culture where we are taking ownership of what we are doing. We love to experiment with new tools and technologies to push the envelope and be able to deliver the best product to our users. We believe that failure is half way to success. At Truecaller you will find challenges and passion for what we do.


This position is located in Stockholm, Sweden. We offer a relocation package if you do not currently live in Sweden.

We only accept applications in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status.

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