Fraud Analyst

    • Date:
    • February 26, 2018
    • Location:
    • Pasadena, CA
    • Job Function:
    • Fraud
    • Req. Number:
    • 2585


Green Dot Corporation, along with its wholly owned subsidiary bank, Green Dot Bank, is a pro-consumer financial technology innovator with a mission to reinvent personal banking for the masses. Green Dot invented the prepaid debit card industry and is the largest provider of reloadable prepaid debit cards and cash reload processing services in the United States. Green Dot is also a leader in mobile technology and mobile banking with its award-winning GoBank mobile checking account. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, TPG, Green Dot is additionally the largest processor of tax refund disbursements in the U.S. Green Dot's products and services are available to consumers through a large-scale "branchless bank" distribution network of more than 100,000 U.S. locations, including retailers, neighborhood financial service center locations, and tax preparation offices, as well as online, in the leading app stores and through leading online tax preparation providers. Green Dot Corporation is headquartered in Pasadena, Calif., with additional facilities throughout the United States and in Shanghai, China.

Fraud Analyst


The Fraud Analyst is responsible for examining moderate to complex account activity utilizing various propriety and industry tools to detect and prevent fraudulent activity and identify opportunities to enhance fraud prevention rules and strategies.  Responsible for creating, testing, and implementing fraud prevention rules into Green Dot’s production environment to prevent future occurrences while minimizing the impact to legitimate customers.


  • Analyzing card transactions and account attributes to identify fraud patterns and behaviors.
  • Discovery and development of features that are predictive of fraud.
  • Development, enhancement and maintenance of fraud prevention rules, strategies and models.
  • Analyze and evaluate fraud solution vendors
  • Produce reporting for monitoring strategy and portfolio performance.
  • Provide support with database queries and ad-hoc data requests. 
  • Perform other ad hoc analytical activities.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data and fraud analysis techniques


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Business Analytics or other quantitative field required
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • Two (2) or more years of previous analytics experience with a Bachelor’s degree
  • One (1) year or more of previous analytics experience with a Master’s degree
  • High level of proficiency with Python or R and relevant statistical packages
  • Proficient with SQL and querying relational databases
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and VBA
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing requirements
  • Resourceful with strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups of managers, supervisors, and subject matter experts
  • High professional integrity given the daily requirements to handle confidential and proprietary data.

Green Dot Corporation is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any category protected by law.

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