Senior Data Scientist – Risk Jobs in Dubai at Binance.US

Title: Senior Data Scientist – Risk

Company: Binance.US

Location: Dubai

Launched in 2019, Binance.US is the fastest growing and most integrated digital asset marketplace in the United States, powered by matching engine and wallet technologies license from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange – Binance. Our mission is to provide liquidity, transparency, and efficiency to financial markets by creating products that leverage crypto to unlock the power of everything. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all—empowering the future of finance. Binance.US is operated by BAM Trading Services.

Binance.US, one of the most recognized brands in cryptocurrency, is looking for a Senior Data Scientist – Risk to join our growing Data organization and fight financial crimes while solving Risk & Compliance issues. You will be embedded into the Risk & Compliance Organization, working with and supporting the Risk, Compliance and Legal divisions on a day-to-day basis. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a solid foundation in data science, plus experience in financial Risk Data Science. In addition, you excel in strategy, execution and delivery of key risk data science projects.


Build ML Based Fraud and Risk models to reduce risk related loss and increase pass rate

Develop and foster a rigorous data-driven culture within the Risk & Compliance teams

Conduct research and deep-dive data analysis to find different areas of identified and unidentified risks to quantify exposure and suggest data-driven mitigation insights to reduce risks

Design and analyze A/B experiments to evaluate the impact of changes and the risk models deployed

Create new risk signals that would result in detecting fraud, transaction monitoring and identifying malicious trading activity

Define, measure and consistently improve all essential monitoring metrics for the Risk & Compliance

Conceptualize and build/prototype models/solutions in R/Python focused on Financial Crime & Regulatory Compliance

Provide technical leadership to the rest of the Risk & Compliance teams

Design and build tools for the Risk team that help to automate processes and facilitate smart decision making

Conducting ad-hoc analysis to identify and mitigate risk and fraud

Collaborate with other teams like product to ensure swift implementation of risk modules


3+ years prior experience in Financial Risk

4+ years in Data Science/Analytics

Proficient with SQL and expertise with R or Python

Experience in building ML based Fraud and Risk models

Experience in designing and developing compelling data visualizations and dashboards

Excellent understanding of Risk Analytics and Fraud Models

Ability to translate complex data into actionable insights for a non-technical audience

Experience in a high-growth tech environment

A deep understanding of statistical concepts

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Operation Research, Engineering is preferred

Prior experience at a tech company is a plus

Binance.US is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to give Americans access to a broad array of digital assets, and we thrive because of the diverse and inclusive team that we are building. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status physical disability, mental disabilit…

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