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Fraud Research Analyst

Company: PlayStation Global
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play -it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation. We are looking for individuals that are passionate about our brand and combating fraud, have a high sense of integrity, and excel in building positive relationships! Our team partners with cross-functional internal teams to lead and drive forward multiple simultaneous strategic projects for fraud mitigation. You will lead efforts that require deftly balancing multiple external relationships including those with game publishers, fraud solution suppliers, and fraud industry organizations. We need team members with a strong understanding of online fraud, the incentives of fraudsters, the hunger to outsmart them, the creativity to think like them, and an ability to use new and existing tools to halt them. The person in this role will be a fraud domain specialist. We are committed to building a next-generation fraud and risk platform that will support the global, fast growing PlayStation - Network customer base, outstanding PlayStation - consoles, PlayStation - Direct, PlayStation - Music, PlayStation - Video, and PlayStation - Now. Your primary responsibilities will be finding new fraud on the PlayStation platform. Using a variety of inquiry and analysis tools and techniques, you will analyze data, identify fraud and abuse behavior, and make recommendations to mitigate it. What you'll be doing:

  • Detects patterns of cyber-fraud behavior through proactive investigation of customer, transaction, or other activity data
  • Develops crisp and thought-provoking analyses on targeted activities, behaviors, and mitigations
  • Investigates abuse and fraud examples, searching for new patterns of undesirable activity
  • Communicates analysis results, critical metrics, investigation results, and mitigation efforts
  • Supports creation of mitigation approaches and recommendations for fraud products and processes
  • Performs research and fraud data analyses requested by the fraud team
  • Helps communicate fraud metrics and reports on fraud mitigation efforts What we're looking for:
    • 5+ years demonstrated ability in eCommerce fraud risk mitigation
    • Adept at understanding fraud behavior and finding undiscovered fraud patterns
    • Comfortable discussing threats and opportunities in risk environments
    • Passionate at solving unconventional problems in a fast-paced environment
    • Proven ability to conduct research using proprietary and open-source intelligence
    • Hands-on experience with SQL, Splunk, and data visualization tools
    • Experience preparing sophisticated analyses for fraud, security, and/or payments
    • Collaborative communications that promote good working relationships with others
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with geographically remote teams
    • Takes personal accountability for the delivery of individual and team objectives
    • Flexible approach to working hours to support global business operations
    • Must be self-motivated and results oriented
    • BA/BS Degree or equivalent Preferred Qualities:
      • Familiarity with digital media software and networking technologies, especially those related to Sony's products, services, and devices Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

Keywords: PlayStation Global, San Mateo , Fraud Research Analyst, Professions , San Mateo, California

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