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BBVA Compass FRAUD ANALYTICS SPEC II in Atlanta, Georgia


  • Company:Compass Bank dba BBVA Compass

  • Location:Atlanta,Georgia.United States

  • Job type:Employment |Engineering

  • Published on:12th November 2019


Our Company

At BBVA, we are leading the transformation of global banking with the aim of bringing the opportunities of this new era within everyone’s reach. We are a global financial institution present in 30 countries with over 75 million customers. We are a bank with over 126,000 employees across the world and every one of those employees is leading and designing his/her professional career with the help of tools provided by the organisation to make that happen.

Corporate responsibility is an intrinsic part of our business model, promoting inclusion and financial education while supporting research and culture. Being part of BBVA means developing your career in one of the most innovative companies in finance.

We started out with the spirit of helping others make the best financial decisions. That spirit remains with us today and encourages us to keep moving forward, prioritising innovation and digital transformation so that we can bring the opportunities of this new era within everyone’s reach.

Our values define our identity; they are what drives us to make our goals a reality and they guide all of our actions and the decisions we make.

    • The customer comes first.
    • We think big.
    • We are one team.

Job description

The Fraud Analytics Specialist uses statistical and data-science tools to identify fraud treats.

The Specialist conducts analysis of the data, interpret and explain the results, and provide insights to meet the business goals.

We are looking for motivated individuals to fill junior and senior roles, requiring a strong technical background and an inclination towards team work.


  • Development and optimization of anti-fraud strategies that balance the customer experience, acquisition funnel, and acquisition fraud losses.

  • Identify and mitigate existing, new and emerging fraud threats using predictive modeling, supervised and/or unsupervised learning techniques.

  • Use statistical analysis to aid in the assessment of new and existing internal and external fraud solutions.

  • Identifies new internal and external data sources that provide value for Fraud detection.

  • Continuously analyze trends in segmentations, behavior, and the industry for future fraud prevention enhancements.

  • Provide the analytics considerations in the design of the informational model for acquisitions.

  • Identifies best practices and trends to optimize and refine controls used to detect fraudulent activity.

  • Assesses effectiveness of current Fraud strategies and makes recommendations for enhancements.

  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the area of Fraud Analytics and Fraud Strategy.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required in a discipline such as statistics, mathematics, computer science. Master’s degree is preferred.

  • 3 - 5 years of related analytics experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (or equivalent business productivity tools)

  • Analytical experience, with emphasis on strategy building, modeling, authentication controls or other quantitative work.

  • Strong proficiency in data mining techniques (SQL, data frames, or the like in languages like SAS or Python).

  • Mastering and understanding of data science techniques and experience programming in Python or R.

  • Advanced experience with various fraud schemes including web, mobile, branch, phone, and internal preferred.


Required: NONE

Preferred: NONE

At BBVA, we believe that having a team made up of people with different ways of viewing the world and of taking on each challenge makes us a better bank. That is why we actively support diversity and inclusion, and we invite you to apply, regardless of your race, gender, age, sexual orientation, country of origin, experience, studies, etc.

We nurture a collaborative and inclusive work environment that enables us to show and develop the best we each have to offer.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information (41 C.F.R. 60-1.35 (c)).

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EEO Statement

BBVA Compass, BBVA Securities Inc., and BBVA S.A. New York Branch have a firm and unwavering policy to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to age, citizenship, color, disability, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, nationality, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, protected veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state or local law. This policy includes all job groups, classifications and organizational units. With regard to employment, this policy extends to applicants and covers our recruiting, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, termination, benefits, compensation and training practices as well as social and recreational activities. View the "EEO is the Law" & "View the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster" poster. BBVA Compass, BBVA Securities, Inc., and BBVA NY are equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.