Senior Fraud Associate

Gemini (View all Jobs)

New York, New York; Portland, Oregon; Chicago, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; Remote

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Interview Process

1. Phone chat 2. Take-home project 3. Discussion on-site. Questions on prior experiences and culture fit

Programming Languages Mentioned

SQL


Empower the Individual Through Crypto

Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York Banking Law. Gemini was founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to empower the individual through crypto.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.

At Gemini, our mission is to empower the individual and that includes giving our employees flexibility of choice — our Office Optional Policy allows employees to choose to work from one of our physical locations or from home.

Select roles that are location-specific will still be eligible for flexible schedules.

The Department: Trust and Safety

Trust & Safety at Gemini is a team dedicated to stopping bad actors, securing our user’s funds and ensuring the integrity of Gemini’s digital asset marketplace. We are a diverse group of technology, legal, and operational professionals who develop new approaches to solving classic problems using cutting edge tools and processes.

The Role:  Senior Fraud Associate (within customer risk support)

Gemini’s Trust & Safety team is looking for a fraud associate to contribute to Gemini’s efforts in preventing fraud. In this role, you will be responsible for investigating, responding to and ultimately preventing fraud on the Gemini platform, while ensuring our customers have a both secure and seamless experience. Gemini is looking for a passionate associate who will work directly with Gemini customers in order to investigate and resolve fraud and abuse. This includes assisting customers with scams, ATOs, onboarding issues, transaction errors, and timely account security escalations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to risk-related customer issues of varying levels of complexity, primarily via email
  • Investigate and review suspicious customers’ activities in response to internal and external escalations 
  • View fraud issues from a customer perspective and drive operational enhancements for our customers
  • Manage fraud and operational metrics and dashboards, highlighting operational and customer risk fraud trends
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve fraud processes, reduce customer support volumes, and drive changes while ensuring high precision and low good user impact 
  • Prepare ad-hoc fraud reports regarding suspicious activity, incidents, and key measurements of the fraud program

 

  • Cross functional Collaboration
    • Coordinate with key stakeholders within Trust & Safety, Identity, and Compliance to further improve fraud detection 
    • Collaborate with Customer Support to improve operational processes 
    • Directly participate in and provide necessary support for special projects and initiatives as assigned

 Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS in relevant field or commensurate years of experience
  • 2 - 5 years of financial Risk, Fraud, or Compliance Customer Support and investigations
  • Great verbal, written and communication skills 
  • Ability to think on the feet and maintain composure in difficult and complex situations
  • Comfortable with making decisions in ambiguity
  • Roll-up-the-sleeves, no-task-is-too-small-attitude - willingness to do what’s necessary to ensure the safety of our customers 
  • A healthy balance of empathy and skepticism, and the ability to question one’s own assumptions
  • This role may require an on call rotation 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity or experience with relational databases and Business Intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker etc.) is a huge plus
  • Familiarity with database querying languages such as SQL
  • Spanish language reading and writing proficiency a plus

It Pays to Work Here

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:

  • Competitive Compensation and Profit-Sharing Equity
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Retirement Plan Matching
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Training and professional development

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

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