Machine Learning Engineer, Fraud

Full-Time, Colorado - MST - Headquarters - Job Posting

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Machine Learning Engineer, Fraud

Full-Time, Colorado - MST - Headquarters - Job Posting

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Help us build something big

Built in Denver, CO, Ibotta ("I bought a...") is a free mobile shopping app that gives users cash back on groceries and more. Through our partnerships with brands and retailers like Procter & Gamble, Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Amazon, Walmart, Target and Uber, we’ve delivered over $1B in cumulative cash rewards to our Savers. Guided by our values and our mission to make every purchase rewarding, we come to work energized by the business problems we get to solve, the technology we get to build, and the people we get to innovate (and have fun) with. Ibotta made Inc.’s 2020 list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third consecutive year. In 2019, we became the first mobile consumer technology company in Colorado to achieve $1B in valuation

Job Details

Job Description:

botta is seeking a Machine Learning Engineer to join our Fraud prevention team and contribute to our mission to Make Every Purchase Rewarding. Our Fraud team is responsible for balancing an amazing Ibotta customer experience with minimal fraud dollar loss, and we are looking for a bright, creative, and collaborative machine learning engineer who will help us meet these goals.

As a Machine Learning Engineer you will research, design, productionize, and maintain fraud products that operate at scale. These fraud products are used to automate the identification of fraud across millions of accounts and help provide tooling for our fraud analysts. Some of the machine learning problems include (but not limited to): classifying hundreds of thousands of receipt images daily, clustering accounts at scale, anomaly detection, and sequence behavioral modeling. You’ll have the unique, challenging, and rewarding opportunity to have a material impact on the company’s operations, and will be able to advance not only your technical skills, but your organizational and leadership skills as well by contributing to the creation of best practices for the team and company.

This position is located in Denver, Colorado or with the option of full-time remote. Candidates must live in the United States.

What you will be doing:

  • Embrace and uphold Ibotta’s Core Values of Integrity, Boldness, Ownership, Teamwork, Transparency, & Advocate for Savers to help Make Every Purchase Rewarding
  • Propose, plan, prototype, and implement machine learning solutions at scale for fraud mitigation
  • Leverage best practices to test efficacy of machine learning solutions
  • Maintain ownership of machine learning systems launched in production
  • Work collaboratively with fraud analysts to understand novel fraud patterns and to ensure your solutions are having practical impact 
  • Continually review machine learning literature to inform what new machine learning experiments to prototype
  • Communicate risks and requirements to cross functional teams
  • Contribute to creating best practices for the team, and help mentor less experienced teammates

What we are looking for:

  • 4+ years of experience in an industry machine learning role
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., physics, economics, computer science)
  • Proficiency in Python (or if proficient in a language such as Java/C++/Scala then the willingness to learn Python)
  • Understanding of how neural networks work
  • Experience with modeling tools such as Pytorch / Tensorflow / XGBoost and software tools such as Docker, Github, Spark, Terraform 
  • Comfort in working with large-scale datasets using tools such as Apache Spark
  • Proficiency in AWS cloud infrastructure services such as AWS Sagemaker (or if proficient in GCP and Azure for example, the willingness to learn AWS)
  • Basic inferential statistics knowledge (e.g., estimating uncertainty of a mean from a sample, statistical tests to compare groups)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to convey complex concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders 
  • Experience partnering with a cross-functional group of engineers, operations, product, and leadership teams to achieve a common goal
  • Curiosity and the commitment to continually ask questions of our data and business
  • Ability to translate ambiguous business questions into structured data problems

About Us:

Built in Denver, CO, Ibotta ("I bought a...") is a free mobile shopping app that gives users cash back on groceries and more. Through our partnerships with brands and retailers like Procter & Gamble, Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Amazon, Walmart, Target, and Uber, we’ve delivered over $1B in cumulative cash rewards to our Savers. Guided by our values and our mission to make every purchase rewarding, we come to work energized by the business problems we get to solve, the technology we get to build, and the people we get to innovate (and have fun) with. Ibotta made Inc.’s 2020 list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third consecutive year. In 2019, we became the first mobile consumer technology company in Colorado to achieve $1B in valuation.

To learn more about what our Tech teams are doing day to day, visit Building Ibotta on Medium.com.

Additional Details:

  • This position is located in Denver, CO or with the option of full-time remote and includes competitive pay, flexible time off, benefits package (including medical, dental, vision), Lifestyle Spending Account, 401k match, profit sharing and equity. Candidates must live in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.
  • Base compensation range: $100,000 - $130,000. This compensation range is specific to the state of Colorado's local labor market and may vary for employees living in other areas.
  • Ibotta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ibotta’s employment decisions are made without regard with race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
  • If living in the United States, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • For the security of our employees and the business, all employees are responsible for the secure handling of data in accordance with our security policies, identifying and reporting phishing attempts, as well as reporting security incidents to the proper channels.

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Ibotta is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Machine Learning Engineer, Fraud

Job TypeFull Time
Job LocationColorado - MST - Headquarters - Job Posting
Job TeamEngineering
Job TeamFull Time Remote Option
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