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Senior Risk Data Science Manager



Data Science
Hong Kong · Singapore · Shanghai, China · Singapore · Hong Kong
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!


  • Owner of risk strategy balancing great customer experiences and risk effectively across fraud, money laundering, sanctions, credit and all other risk types

  • Own the roadmap and strategy for risk analytics and data science projects in close collaboration with the risk product and engineering teams.

  • Responsible for managing a expanding team of data scientists and data analysts providing hands on support on building effective rules and models and supporting growth and career development

  • Responsible for defining standards and best practices for the risk analytics function and clearly defining ways of working between the team and the various stakeholders

  • Engaging with our engineering teams building our ML and AI platform to support growth and sophistication of our analytics capabilities and to improve effectiveness and efficiency of model research, development and delivery


  • 8+ years of relevant experience, in Product, Analytics or Data Science related roles

  • Extensive experience and a deep understanding of scenarios & typologies in at least one of the following risk domains: AML, fraud and credit risk is preferred

  • 2+ years of management experience in managing analytics team or other relevant functions

  • Experience in communicating the results of analyses to leadership teams to influence the strategy

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

  • 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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