Decision Scientist

Decision Scientist

Western Union Careers: Work That Makes A Difference

At Western Union, you can build a career doing work that makes a difference! We are disrupting the cross-border money transfer industry by developing new technologies and partnerships. Watch our recruiting video to get introduced to WU, and visit to learn more!

Worldwide, many people have unmet financial service needs. At Western Union, it's our goal to meet those needs-through providing new, innovative solutions. Our vision is to be a recognized leader in providing innovative solutions, high service levels, and Omni-channel integration for cross-border, cross-currency money transfer.
From innovative partnerships with WeChat & Viber (WU Connect) to award winning B2B products (WU Business Solutions) WU is continuing its strong tradition of evolution and transformation!
To provide the talent that fuels our continued success, the Digital hub is seeking to find an additional team member in Bangalore.

The Job

This role is a part of the growing Decision Sciences team within Digital hub in Bangalore responsible for protecting customers and company from fraud while ensuring that they chose the most appropriate transactions on WU digital platform. In this role you will use your analytical skills to develop and maintain a suite of risk models and rules to confirm the security of online transactions is non-compromised. You will need to analyze and assess digital transaction activity to identify loss reduction opportunities and suggest solutions to execute them. You will also work closely on online customer behavior profiling and conduct ad-hoc data analysis in response to internal and external analytic requests using various statics tools.

About you

We are a company that has a proven track record of developing our people therefore we don't need you to have many years of experience but our desire is that you have the drive to succeed coupled with the ability to analyze problems and produce justification to enhance fraud decisions. You can complete exercises of SQL/SAS programming. Therefore Master's degree in quantitative related field (Statistics, Math, Operations Research, M-tech, B-tech+MBA etc) is preferable. By now you should have working knowledge of statistical analysis tools like R, Matlab. You should be familiar with developing predictive models like logistic regression, decision tree etc. and machine learning techniques. It will help you if you can navigate in Linux/Unix system or ability to learn on the job new tools and system.
To sum up if you have 3-5 years of experience and certified educational background in data analysis field then WU is waiting for your application.

What we offer

An interesting responsibilities in a fast paced digital world with multicultural working environment. We also present the ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems.
An attractive base salary is on offer along with a comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply

Growth and innovation are the story of our past, and they will define our future so if you are looking to be part of an exciting and innovative organization where your work can make a difference then please apply for the role - we would love to hear from you!

For more information and to have a discussion around this role please feel free to send an email to