Analyst Team Lead, Security Intelligence, Trust and Safety

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Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6 years of experience in risk analytics, anti-abuse, fraud detection/prevention, data science, or data analytics.
  • 1 year of experience in people management and/or leading technical teams.
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g. R), database language (e.g. SQL), or scripting languages (e.g. Python).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics, or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience with statistical methods such as linear modeling, multivariate analysis, and sampling.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: querying and analyzing large datasets (e.g, SQL, MapReduce, Hadoop), statistical analysis (e.g. R, Stata, SPSS, SAS), and/or data-focused programming (e.g. Python, C/C++, Java).
  • Understanding of how the internet works economically, socially, and technically.
  • Ability to lead large-scale projects in a cross-functional team environment, prioritize tasks, and translate ambiguous business questions into strategies.
  • Interest in online security and abuse topics.

About the job

Trust & Safety team members are tasked with identifying and taking on the biggest problems that challenge the safety and integrity of our products. They use technical know-how, excellent problem-solving skills, user insights, and proactive communication to protect users and our partners from abuse across Google products like Search, Maps, Gmail, and Google Ads. On this team, you're a big-picture thinker and strategic team-player with a passion for doing what’s right. You work globally and cross-functionally with Google engineers and product managers to identify and fight abuse and fraud cases at Google speed - with urgency. And you take pride in knowing that every day you are working hard to promote trust in Google and ensuring the highest levels of user safety.

The mission of reCAPTCHA is to protect the Internet from spam and fraud, eliminating abusive traffic while at the same time providing a frictionless experience to good users. reCAPTCHA uses advanced risk analytics that take advantage of Google’s intelligence about the web to present adaptive challenges that keep automated software from engaging in abusive activities.

As an Analyst Team Lead, you will play a crucial role in increasing the coverage, accuracy, and speed of reCAPTCHA systems by leading a global team. You will uncover signals of abusive behavior hidden in noisy data and use data science methodologies to close those gaps. You will become an expert in abusive business models, and will help guide the team toward building metrics that accurately reflect the threats facing our users.

At Google we work hard to earn our users’ trust every day. Trust & Safety is Google’s team of abuse fighting and user trust experts working daily to make the internet a safer place. We partner with teams across Google to deliver bold solutions in abuse areas such as malware, spam and account hijacking. A diverse team of Analysts, Policy Specialists, Engineers, and Program Managers, we work to reduce risk and fight abuse across all of Google’s products, protecting our users, advertisers, and publishers across the globe in over 40 languages.


  • Manage a team of analysts working to identify abusive traffic, design and implement key performance metrics, examine trends, and identify product vulnerabilities.
  • Oversee and perform complex data analyses to identify harmful entities, design and implement key performance metrics, examine trends, and identify system vulnerabilities.
  • Drive prioritization, alignment, and implementation of abuse enforcement initiatives and help the team grow their skills and develop their careers.
  • Improve tools or automation systems by influencing key stakeholders with data and analyses.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as Engineering, Sales, and Legal to improve system accuracy, fix product loopholes, and provide users with a better online experience.

Company Info.


Google LLC is a multinational technology company headquartered in the United States that specializes in various fields, including search engine technology, cloud computing, online advertising, quantum computing, e-commerce, computer software, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics. With its market dominance, data collection, and technological advancements in AI.

  • Industry
    E-commerce,Artificial intelligence,Internet services,Cloud computing,Computer software,Advertising,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics
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  • Location
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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