Fraud Technical Consultant

Location: Sydney, New South Wales AU

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Job Number: 467

External Description:

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, but we also drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best. 

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Product team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

What you will do:

Our Fraud Technical Consultant will be a consultative subject matter expert in credit risk and fraud prevention that will drive additional value from rules customisation and configuration within Equifax’s fraud solutions.

You will be core in the construction of fraud assessment strategies, ensuring that appropriate analysis is undertaken to validate the strategy with a customer’s needs. You will be required to engage resources from sales, product management, and customer implementations to enable proof of concepts and customisations for our customers.

The role will work with Sales and the Fraud Product Manager, keeping on top of emerging fraud trends, helping to provide market feedback, and making suggestions for baseline rules changes and new product enhancements.

The role is a national position engaging customers at multiple stages of the life cycle including pre-sales support, on-boarding and training, and after-sales professional services and consultancy.  The role is vital in the generation of profitable new business for Equifax, whilst preventing fraud losses for Equifax customers. Our Fraud Technical Consultant will be able to develop and demonstrate solution benefits providing a good client return on investment.

You will work in a team who are dedicated and passionate about their purpose, and with a manager who trusts his team to do the best job they can whilst providing support and assistance where needed.

This role can be based in Sydney/Melbourne or Brisbane.

What are we looking for?

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Deep understanding of consumer and commercial credit risk, and application fraud
  • Ability to understand and investigate a customer problem using various methods and tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, preferably in a consultative, strategy or advisory role
  • A network in the Australian fraud prevention community
  • 10+ years’ experience in Application Fraud detection

Extra points for any of the following:

  • Direct experience with fraud detection tools in a major bank/financial services analytics team
  • Database query skills

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountable
  • Brave
  • Curious
  • Collaborative
  • Trustworthy
  • Dedicated
  • Resilient

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’.

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience, and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However, you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

Job Number: J00107266

Community / Marketing Title: Fraud Technical Consultant

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