Sr Data Scientist - Fraud
Neustar, Inc.
Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
5d ago

The Sr. Data Scientist will lead a group of Data Scientists that works on challenging problems extracting actionable information out of the many data sources available to Neustar.

They will focus on Security and Fraud, and their group will be involved in projects from end-to-end, including data ingestion and curation, hypothesis development, feature engineering, and model development and evaluation.

The team will be integral to the development of an automated real time anomaly and fraud detection systems.

Apart from Security and Fraud, other application areas include Identity Resolution and other Business Solutions supported by our or our client’s data.

The Sr. Data Scientist is expected to be working hands-on herself / himself while guiding the work of and mentoring junior team members.

Data Scientists create prototypes of new algorithms and support Engineering teams in productizing these capabilities. Data Scientists work closely with various teams including data acquisition, data products, data sciences and various business units including marketing, security, and internet of things to ensure implementation of capabilities that enable the organization’s vision.

The role is based out of India at the Neustar's offices in either Bangalore or Hyderabad.

Responsibilities :

  • Group Leadership : Mentoring and supporting the career and capability growth of her / his team members. Setting and monitoring project schedules, communicating progress to the larger team.
  • Provide technical leadership and foster a climate of open creative collaboration with his / her team and with other colleagues.

  • Algorithm Development : Develop a deep understanding of all the data relevant to the problem to be addressed. Establish deterministic and probabilistic linkages between data sources and develop ways to extract and summarize the sought information in the data using a wide variety of statistical, data mining and machine learning techniques.
  • Prototyping : Create prototypes of productizable ways to perform the analysis at scale, provide documentation and help educate your colleagues in different function about the solution
  • Support Implementation : Closely work with product, engineering and client teams to incorporate Data Science capabilities into Neustar’s products and services
  • Skills and Experience :

  • Masters’s degree in Data Science, Statistics or a related field
  • At least three years of experience working on data-intensive analytics solutions
  • Evidence of technical and team leadership in a previous position
  • Solid understanding of fundamental data mining and statistics concepts and familiarity with real-world applications of these techniques
  • Solid knowledge of SQL in its various forms for traditional databases and distributed computing environments
  • Experience working with commercial and / or open source statistics and data mining packages
  • Experience working on large distributed datasets using HiveSQL, Spark, Python
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal collaboration skills. Being able to both work in groups or as an individual contributor
  • General curiosity, a willingness to experiment, pragmatism and the ability to handle ambiguity
  • Why work with us?

  • Because you love to build beautiful, innovative solutions that wow the customer
  • Because you believe in changing the status quo and are up for the challenge of your life
  • Because you know you can make a difference to people, places and things!
  • About Us

    Every day, the world generates roughly 2.5 quadrillion bits of data. Neustar isolates certain elements and analyzes, simplifies and edits them to make precise and valuable decisions that drive results.

    As one of the few companies capable of knowing with certainty who is on the other end of every interaction, we’re trusted by the world’s great brands to make critical decisions some 20 billion times a day.

    Neustar does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. Neustar will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.


    Diversity, inclusion and teamwork are second nature to Neustar; and these values permeate our entire business structure.

    Neustar is committed to creating an environment where a wide spectrum of opinions and beliefs are actively sought, listened to and respected.

    Further, our talented workforce draws from the many geographic areas and markets in which Neustar operates worldwide, which represents a distinct competitive advantage.

    The rich and varied personal and professional backgrounds of our employees make Neustar a dynamic and rewarding company at which to build a career. We invite you to join us.

    Neustar, Inc. considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-

    era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law and other state and local requirements. Neustar, Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws.

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