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Fraud Decisioning Analyst


Equifax is recruiting a highly motivated individual with strong collaboration and communication skills for its Fraud Decisioning Analyst position. 

The Fraud Decisioning Analyst will be responsible for developing, owning and maintaining fraud rules. The position will also be responsible for applying data analytics to fraud and transaction data to analyze the effectiveness of fraud rules and continuously improve fraud decisioning strategies to detect and prevent fraud and to mitigate fraud risk. 

The person is expected to be a strong team player and should be flexible to undertake various tasks related to development and  maintenance of fraud rules and analysis of fraud and transaction data.

What you'll do:

  • Develop, own and maintain fraud rules and implement fraud decisioning strategies to detect, prevent and mitigate fraud

  • Discover new fraud trends and patterns and analyze effectiveness of fraud rules by applying analytics to fraud and transaction data

  • Establish means of reporting  outcome of fraud data analytics and relevant findings to leadership in a clear and concise manner

  • Proactively explore and implement fraud detection improvements and efficiencies, working with other team-members to develop and test new strategies

  • Remain current on industry and regulatory matters impacting and related to identity, fraud and authentication

  • Support internal and external business relationships needed to effectively handle and review fraud detection and investigation and influence appropriate process and/or system changes to minimize fraud risk

What experience you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, data sciences or analytics

  • 3+ years of experience developing, analyzing, and maintaining rules and decisioning systems, preferably on fraud/risk areas

What experience you'll need:

  • SMARTS Decision Manager/Sparkling Logic suite

  • GCP data mining and visualization experience

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills applied to understanding and decomposing financial, business and technical concepts

  • Ability to operate with minimal guidance and supervision

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact with team members, IT teams, internal customers and management

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Technical knowledge including understanding of programming languages (Java/Python/SQL etc.) and databases (RDBMS, non structured data) with strong logical thought process and ability to document

  • Should be a strong team player and be flexible to undertake various tasks related to development, maintenance and analysis of fraud rules and analysis of fraud and transaction data

  • G-Suite tools including Doc, Sheets, Slides, Looker, etc. 


The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries and 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

This position sits in our Alpharetta location, which includes a state of the art gym, onsite dry cleaning services, onsite café, food trucks Monday through Thursday, and several excellent restaurants nearby in case you want to explore the area.

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, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To speak to us about this role in more detail apply online.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 


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