Fraud Prevention Lead (Forensics Team) – Africa

June 1, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos
  • Applications have closed


dLocal is the #1 payments leader focused on emerging markets and helps some of the best companies in the world expand in emerging countries. Global brands such as Amazon and Google rely on us to increase conversion by eliminating complexity and managing their payments expansion effortlessly. As both a payments processor and a merchant of record where we operate, we make it simple and risk-free for our client partners to make inroads into the world’s fastest-growing, emerging markets.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Fraud Prevention Lead (Forensics Team) – Africa
Location: Lagos (Remote)
Employment Type: Full Time
Level: Mid-Senior
What’s the opportunity?:

We are looking for an experienced Fraud Prevention Analyst who will be in charge of leading the anti-fraud strategy in African in order to maximize approval rates and maintain fraud control.
This team will focus on non card fraud (bank transfer, ticket purchase, cellphone transfers, etc.) for all African countries where Dlocal has presence.

What will I be doing?:

Work with the commercial/operations team in identifying and understanding the risk areas of different payment methods by country.
Create the “fraud mark” for non-card payment methods.
Responsible for the prevention and detection of potential fraud across the payment channels
Guide the team of fraud analysts to build the fraud prevention strategy and deploy it in production using current or new features, variables and third party providers
Identify fraud patterns by continuous review of previous fraud and monitor current traffic to have an early warning in case of an attack
Analyze new databases to improve the amount of relevant data provided.
Contribute to the creation of fraud rules by providing analytical data to support decisions
Recommend improvements to the fraud prevention strategy and processes.
Identify system improvements to prevent fraudulent activities.

What skills do I need?:

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Engineering, Statistics, or related fields.
+ 3 years of experience in Fraud Prevention in a related team with focus in payments
Experience manipulating and exploring large databases, SQL is a must and other languages like python are a plus.
Strong Analytical Skills and passionate for discovering new patterns.
Enthusiastic, Proactive, team player & problem solver.
Fluent written and spoken English.
Open to candidates from Nigeria,Kenya or South Africa.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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