Head of Fraud Operations

October 26, 2022 0 Comments

Strike’s mission is to build a more connected financial world.

Strike allows users to send and receive money anywhere, instantly, with no added fees. Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin network – the largest global, interoperable and open payments standard. Strike believes that open payment networks enable universal participation in the financial system, ushering in a new digital economy with truly borderless money transfers. Strike leverages Bitcoin’s open payment network to offer users the first global peer-to-peer payments app and a novel bitcoin-native payments experience.

Role:

Strike is looking to hire a Head of Fraud Operations with a proven track record of leading high-performing teams and delivering results in a rapid growth environment. You will own fraud, set the strategic vision for Strike’s global payment and fraud program, work closely with product and engineering, grow a team of fraud specialists, and liaise with internal stakeholders and third-party partners in communicating fraud strategy to ensure the company meets and exceeds targets.

 

Responsibilities:

Own fraud losses and fraud metrics responsible for Strike’s adherence to guidelines such as Nacha Operating RulesDevelop overarching fraud and risk strategy across consumer and merchant products globallyIn partnership with product, build infrastructure to effectively monitor, measure and react to payment and identity fraudAct as critical point of contact for bank and processing partners for everything related to fraud and risk management, including regulatory and compliance requirementsLead and grow a team of fraud professionals to prevent, monitor and react to fraudBuild reliable, scalable processes for preventing and monitoring fraudDevelop and implement tailored solutions presented by fraud activityEmbrace and leverage data in decision making and when making recommendationsProactively communicate risk insights and guidance to stakeholders regarding business operations and new product strategiesBe a leader who consults to the business driving engagement and improvement

 

Requirements:

Strong leadership, exceptional decision making and project management skills10+ years working in financial services fraud and risk management preferably at a payments company; experience at a high growth fintech startup highly desired5+ years managing people and teamsDeep knowledge of fraud risks associated with banking, payments and bitcoinUnderstanding of fraud risk decision strategy development and decision engine capabilitiesFamiliar with flow of funds between platforms and payment processing partners and how fraud occursStrong knowledge of workflow/processes and risk controls including onboarding and transaction monitoringExcellent communication skills and ability to interface with multiple stakeholders and senior leadership

 

We do not make hiring decisions based on educational history whatsoever. Our Founder is a college dropout. We employ high school dropouts, PHD candidates and everything in-between. We do not hire credentials. We simply hire talented, passionate individuals who are excited to be a part of our team.

 

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