PamiTC/CVPR Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Data ScientistPosted: January 17, 2014
Company/Institution: Feedzai
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Department: Research

Description: Feedzai is a startup working in online fraud prevention and digital payments. We are looking for two Data Scientists to help us disrupt the hot hot market of digital payments and online fraud prevention!

Responsibilities and work

  • Work in thorny fraud detection problems, justify findings to others
  • Develop prototypes, keep up with the state-of-the-art
  • Use emerging tools (Spark, Scala, Hadoop, Cassandra, Weka, etc) and have freedom to choose other tools
  • Member of an award-winning, driven, focused team which is disrupting the market
  • Relaxed working environment in Lisbon, Europe’s Leading city break destination of 2013 (
  • Required

  • Expert knowledge of supervised ML (classification algorithms is preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in training and testing models with R, Weka, Matlab or other related tools
  • Knowledge in data pre-processing, data cleaning and feature design
  • Very good programming skills
  • Analytical mind, ability to see the big picture
  • Optimism, self-motivated and the ability to work in teams
  • Preferable

  • Experience with highly unbalanced datasets/classes or high performance and real-time scoring
  • Experience in handling large datasets (> hundreds of GBs) or working with Hadoop, Spark and related tools
  • MSc/PhD valued
  • Position:

  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Availability: Immediate
  • Job: Full-time
  • Apply to:
  • About Feedzai

    Feedzai is a data science company that uses real-time, machine learning to help payment providers, banks and retailers prevent digital payment fraud in omnichannel commerce. Feedzai is a global company, with US headquarters in San Mateo and is backed by SAP Ventures, big data investment firm Data Collective, and other international investors. Companies that rely on Feedzai include Coca-Cola, Logica, Vodafone, Ericsson, SIBs Payment Solutions, Horizon Wind Energy, and Servebase Credit Card Solutions.

    Application Instructions: Send email with application and resume to with the subject