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Technical Project Manager – Fraud Team

Engineering, TLV, Israel, January 11 2021

Description

Viber is a calling and messaging app that connects people–no matter who they are, or where they’re from. With a free and secure connection, hundreds of millions of users worldwide communicate with their loved ones through high-quality audio and video calls, messaging, and much more. 

Viber is looking for a hands-on technical project manager to join our team to work with business, product, and technology leaders to identify products and strategies, develop detailed execution plans and work with teams across the company. We prevent fraud by using advanced detection tools that scan billions of data points to identify signs of activities that violate our policies. As a project manager, you’ll need ‘big picture’ thinking in order to lead a fraud prevention project, responsible for analyzing data to generate insights about fraud patterns and developing decision policies to prevent them.

Responsibilities

  • Be the company’s focal point for all fraud prevention-related issues
  • Ability to manage a team in a matrix environment
  • Understand and analyze top fraud concerns and drive making recommendations to eliminate fraud in Viber
  • Coordinate tasks with global cross-functional teams including Data Science, Data Analysts, Product, R&D and others

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in software development – Must
  • 2+ years of experience as a project manager in matrix management of multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong SQL abilities – Must
  • Proven track record of leading successful large scale projects
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems or related fields
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Advantages

  • 3+ years of experience in fraud detection 
  • 3+ years of experience in the telecom industry
  • Experience as a Data Analyst/Data Engineer 
  • M.Sc. in machine learning/computer science/math

About

At Rakuten Viber, we connect people–no matter who they are, or where they are from. As a communication platform that connects hundreds of millions of people around the world, we know that the way people communicate changes on an almost daily basis. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to providing added value to communication — from private and group chats to audio and video calls to the ability to follow and contact brands, businesses and celebrities. Viber is an all-in-one platform for everything communications-based, and all Viber communications are protected by end-to-end encryption. Viber is part of the Rakuten Group, a world leader in e-commerce and financial services.