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Risk Data Science Lead



Data Science
Shanghai, China · Singapore · Singapore
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage and grow a globally distributed risk analytics team to manage risk effectively and deliver insights to shape Airwallex’s overall risk strategy

  • Perform as a strategic thought leader for Data Science, Risk Product, Operations, and cross-functional teams

  • Partner with key stakeholders to build risk analytics roadmap and to prioritize projects in alignment with organizational strategy


  • 8+ years of industry experience and an advanced degree in a quantitative field (e.g. Statistics, Engineering, Sciences, Computer Science, Economics)

  • 2+ years of management experience in data science or other relevant quantitative functions

  • 5+ years of experience communicating the results of analyses to leadership teams and cross-functional teams to influence the strategy

  • Passion for management and creating opportunities for career growth for team members

  • Demonstrated ability to create, drive and execute impactful data roadmaps for the business

  • Expert in data querying languages (e.g. SQL) and analytical tools (e.g. Python, R); experience in machine learning and experimentation is a plus

  • Experience in technology, financial services and/or a high growth environment is advantageous

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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