• CIMD – Marcus by Goldman Sachs – Exploratory Fraud – Associate – Salt Lake City/Richardson

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    DigFin Project Bus Risk Fraud
    Employment Type



    Marcus by Goldman Sachs is the firm’s consumer business, combining the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with 150 years of experience. Today, Marcus has $50 billion in deposits, $5 billion in loan balances and 4 million customers across our lending and deposits businesses, as well as the personal financial management app, Clarity Money. Through the use of insights and intuitive design, we provide customers with powerful tools and products that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity. We are backed by our unique team, comprised of individual contributors from leading agile technology companies, fintechs and consumer financial services companies, allowing us to disrupt the industry, while helping consumers take control of their financial lives.


    Your impact

    We are seeking highly driven and analytical talents to develop and implement fraud risk management strategy, capability and process for the consumer business Goldman Sachs. The candidate will perform data analysis, leverage machine leaning techniques, and conduct case studies to detect/prevent fraud and provide seamless resolution for good customers.  The candidate will work closely with technology, product and operations teams to identify ways to enhance fraud infrastructure, tools and processes to enable a secure and seamless experience for our customers while managing fraud loss and addressing existing and emerging fraud trends.


    • Strong data analytical skills, problem solving and technical skills (proficiency in Python, or similar languages)
    • Strong project management skills and attention to details
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Ability to collaboration in a team environment
    • Strong commitment and work ethic
    • Advance degree is required
    • Fraud risk experience is a plus


    • Use a data-driven approach to understand fraud risk and design effective Application, Transaction and Payment Fraud prevention programs
    • Make recommendations for implementation of changes to the Fraud Strategy
    • Execute changes to the fraud strategy (requires proficiency in Python, R or similar languages)
    • Establish the appropriate analytical environment and reporting to ensure comprehensive fraud coverage
    • Work directly with the Customer Operations leadership team responsible for execution of the fraud strategy
    • Supervise high risk investigations on fraudulent applications and suspicious user activity and own strategy changes
    • Research and remain current on the latest industry fraud trends and recommend tools, services, and practices for improvement
    • Identify and develop process improvements/automation to maximize efficiency of fraud detection activities as required
    • Review, evaluate and drive selection of new vendors or technologies to enhance the fraud strategy and mitigate emerging risks

    Preferred Skills:

    • Proficiency in Python, R, and SQL
    • Previous experience building transaction fraud strategies
    • Advanced analytical/quantitative and deductive reasoning skills
    • Hands on, self-motivated, quick-learner, assertive and well organized 
    • Ability to work independently, but still be a strong team player 
    • Previous experience in automation, process optimization and increasing efficiency 
    • Attention to details and excellent oral and written communication skills 
    • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple projects
    • Decision sciences experience a plus
    • Experience with graph databases a plus
    • Big data experience a plus



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