Data Science Internship (Summer 2019)

Engineering - Engineering Internship

Redwood City, California

Overview

Come join us this summer as a Data Science Intern!

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Build machine learning systems and models for detecting payment fraud, merchant fraud, and merchant risk
  • Design and Implement Knowledge graph capturing information from various 3rd party/partner data sources and relationships therein
  • Drive the complete lifecycle from data extraction, model development through model deployment and production evaluation/maintenance
  • Collaborate closely with engineering and risk detection/product teams

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Graduate or PhD course work in applied machine learning / model development / deep learning
  • In-depth understanding of machine learning and modeling algorithms such as decision trees, random forest, neural networks, SVM, etc
  • Technical expertise in data preprocessing, feature extraction, model building, and statistical analysis
  • Proficiency in databases (SQL), and programming languages (at least one of following: Python, R, Ruby, Java, etc)
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field (computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics, etc.)
  • Collaborative, team player who drives to resolve customer needs
  • Outstanding track record of innovation and success

WHAT IMPACT YOU WILL HAVE

  • Improve our fraud/risk detection capabilities
  • Drag down losses and save hundreds of thousands of dollars for the company
  • Cut down review volume and reduce risk analysts’ workload

BONUS IF YOU HAVE

  • Text Mining and NLP
  • Deep Learning (CNNs, RNNs and sequence modeling)
  • Graphical Models
About WePay

WePay, a Chase company, is the payments partner to the platform economy. It has uniquely enabled Constant Contact, GoFundMe, Meetup, and more than 1,000 other B2B and B2C platforms to provide integrated payments processing without compromising on their user experience or taking on risk and regulatory exposure. WePay is a two-time honoree on the Inc. 500 fastest growing private companies list before its December 2017 acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co., and has earned recognition on San Francisco and Silicon Valley "Best Places to Work" lists for an open, supportive culture that focuses on delighting customers and employees and offers all the usual perks (free lunch daily, subsidized gym membership, Responsible Time Off, etc.).  

You can find more information at wepay.com.

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