Remote, Spain

Risk Strategy Consultant

The Opportunity

Featurespace is looking for an enthusiastic, Spanish speaking Risk Strategy Consultant to join our Analytics department working remotely in Spain. This role requires a high degree of proficiency in both Spanish and English and we would invite you to submit your application in English, or both languages, or make it clear in your application what level you speak both languages at.

In your role as Risk Strategy Consultant, you will help us achieve our goals and deliver success on behalf of our customers by being responsible for designing and building rules-based solutions within our ARIC Fraud Hub platform to detect and prevent fraudulent behaviour experienced by our customers. You’ll consult with our customers strategy and analytics users, sharing knowledge and best practices of using the ARIC analytics tools.

This is a remote role in Spain, but there may be some travel to customer sites in Madrid required occasionally in the future.

Day to Day

  • Responsible for the creation and ownership of customer specific rule sets both to support our adaptive behavioral models or as stand-alone solutions for customers in different industries during customer deliveries and once in production
  • Work directly with customers (internal and external) during a project delivery to gain detailed understanding of the customer, system, process and data, ensuring that their rules, data, and functional requirements are fully extracted, captured, and understood by the Featurespace team and subsequently incorporated to deliver an optimal ARIC solution
  • Act as a fraud industry expert – liaise with and coach key stakeholders and customers to ensure a joined up approach to fraud prevention and an understanding of underlying trends
  • Own the creation of standard best practice rules aligning to our standard products and data schemas, to aid simple streamlined project deployments to our customers
  • Become an expert using our internal rules language, holding a deep technical understanding of how rules are built and perform efficiently
  • Deliver on-the-job coaching to develop other team members (e.g. design of analysis, problem solving techniques, fraud trends and prevention techniques)
  • Assist the Featurespace support and account management teams in handling rules-based customer support queries
  • Support data science teams in customer proof of concepts to deeply understand the fraud patterns within historical data sets, in order to build efficient rules that complement our models and demonstrate our excellence as a market leader in Adaptive Behavioral Analytics
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About you

  • Extensive hands-on experience in working within a fraud strategy/fraud operations or AML environment, with a detailed knowledge of fraud prevention/AML at an international level across varied verticals and payment types
  • Proven ability to analyse complex data, draw meaningful conclusions, and provide clear business recommendations based upon that analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Spanish and English with the ability to lead workshops and present to customers and internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong ability to engage with different roles with our customer and internal business such as sales, SME, Analytics, engineering, and implementation
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, meeting deadlines and working under pressure
  • Willingness to get stuck in and support your fellow Risk Strategy team members and Featurespace colleagues
  • Experience in developing documentation that meets regulatory standards and audit requirements, ability to clearly document and articulate required fraud prevention activities specific to each customer use case
  • Excellent data mining and data manipulation skills, with a proficiency using SQL or similar – this will be validated via an assessment centre
  • Results oriented with the ability to identify the long-term effects of decisions/solutions within customers and the Featurespace business
  • Flexible with working on customer projects in different time zones e.g. LATAM and Europe
  • Strong interest in fraud and financial crime

Personal Qualities

The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude
  • Great teamwork skills
  • Adaptability
  • Professional
  • Goes the extra mile
  • A passion to work for one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world


And most importantly, a small-company attitude: willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

This role requires a high degree of proficiency in both Spanish and English and we would invite you to submit your application in English, or both languages, or make it clear in your application what level you speak both languages at. 

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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