Data Scientist – Fraud Detection & Prevention

Telus

Full time

Toronto, ON, Canada

Nov 11

Create better business outcomes with your analytical acumen and creativity.


Join our team


The Data Strategy & Enablement team is on a continuous journey towards helping TELUS become a world-class leader in data solutions. We are doing so by delivering data analytics capabilities built upon unified scalable platforms, advanced AI tooling and high quality data. We have a data-product and data-platform oriented culture and we are always keeping an eye on the horizon, preparing for the next big thing.


We are looking for a technical expert that brings world-class expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Geolocation to join our AI and Geo-Analytics Center of expertise spanning all of TELUS’ brands to provide guidance, automation and insights through collaboration with cross-functional teams to evolve the way they do business in this data insights era.


Together, we will develop and execute strategic programs that will enhance the experience for TELUS subscribers, including improving the robustness and reliability of our networks.


Always wanted to work with a team of innovators and be part of a culture that embraces creativity and collaboration? If so, we’d love to talk with you!


Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together


As our Data Scientist – Fraud Prevention & Detection Specialist, you’ll be a part of the team and journey that will transform the way we do business across various domains. You will provide vision and strategic guidance to evolve from common static analysis to dynamic machine learning deployment.


You will combine your expert knowledge of data science with your fraud prevention and detection experience to automate and facilitate machine learning model development, training and deployment to better predict and prevent frauds across various business units.


You’ll collaborate with teams across the company, seeking out various data sources to help identify and prevent frauds while championing data driven decision making and the accelerated adoption of AI.


Here's how

  • Set the grounds to better identify and prevent all types of frauds across the organization
  • Identify potential risks through data analytics and work with key stakeholders to identify and prevent frauds
  • Influence how we approach business challenges and opportunities by driving the adoption of a data driven mindset
  • Construct, validate and test AI models that will bring value to the organization
  • Work with structured and unstructured raw data to design and develop innovative predictive models, metrics, and dashboards to uncover actionable insights
  • Visualize and report data findings creatively in a variety of visual formats that provides insights to the organization


Qualifications

 

You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • You are recognized for addressing business needs via your application of data mining, predictive modeling, statistics and other analytical techniques
  • You are sought out for your skills in Machine Learning (supervised and unsupervised), classification, clustering, segmentation, time series analysis, forecasting and optimization
  • You have solid development experience with Python and you are comfortable using various data science libraries such as Scikit-learn, Panda, Numpy and TensorFlow/Pytorch/Keras
  • You are well versed in software and AI development lifecycles
  • You are the go-to person for understanding data warehouses/Hadoop architectures and ETL processes
  • Have telecommunication technology understanding

Great-to-haves

  • Have experience identifying and preventing port-out or sim swap frauds
  • Post graduate education in Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Dev/Ops or Security
  • GCP certification

Who is TELUS?


We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.


Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.


Do you share our passion?


At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.


At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.


Primary Location: CA-BC-Vancouver

Other Locations: CA-QC-Montreal, CA-AB-Calgary, CA-ON-Toronto, CA-AB-Edmonton


Schedule: Full-time

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