Data Scientist of Fraud and Compliance Analytics

Full time

Employment Information

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

This role will be responsible for helping build and maintain the day-to-day strategies, data analytics, and reporting for the Enterprise Fraud, Security and Investigations (EFSI) including the Fusion Center, Internal/Corporate Fraud and Physical Security. This role will be tasked with providing analytic support to the EFSI Investigation teams in the form of counter fraud strategy development, ad hoc analysis, reporting and ongoing Project involvement.

The Work Itself

  • Define, build and document the end-to-end process of fraud prevention alerting strategies
  • Define and recommend measurements, strategies, and reporting using data to drive valuable business decisions in regard to fraud
  • Use Prompt Engineering within a Generative AI/LLM platform
  • Build data pipelines for ingestion of data, API calls and data outflow
  • Leverage Data Science techniques for advanced problem solving and fraud detection
  • Increase productivity and improve effectiveness of existing processes
  • Work with both internal and external resources to identify key data elements for inclusion and use in development of new strategies
  • Support ad-hoc requests from business partners
  • Make control recommendations for identifying gaps that need attention

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Information Science or similar background
  • 2-4 Years of Data and Business Analysis required, preferable with a banking or financial institution
  • Experience with Python, R, SAS, SQL programing language and writing queries in Oracle, Snowflake or other relational databases
  • +3 Years of Auto ML experience or other modeling experience
  • Strong background in Generative AI/Large Language Models
  • Ability to design, implement and evaluate complex machine learning models
  • Must have an understanding and commitment of the continuous business improvement process
  • Knowledge of risk management and control principles
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working in a matrix organization responding to multiple partners
  • Must be fully committed to providing exceptional customer service to business partners and fraud risk leadership
  • Must be a “problem-solver” and be willing to get creative to overcome challenges
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to work independently and initiate proactively

How We’ll Have Your Back

Ally’s compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. Our Total Rewards program includes industry-leading compensation and benefits plus additional incentives that are designed to meet your needs and those of your family so you can get the most out of your career and your life, including:

  • Time Away: 11 paid holidays, 20 paid time off days, and 8 hours of volunteer time off, yearly (paid time off is prorated based on start date)
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan pay downs and 529 educational save up assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, employee stock purchase plan, and financial learning center and financial coach access.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including medical, dental and vision, employee, spouse and child life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions, Healthcare FSA, critical illness, accident & hospital indemnity insurance, and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy and fertility assistance as well as paid parental and caregiver leave, Dependent Day Care FSA back-up child and adult/elder care days and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including Mentally Fit Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
  • Other compensations: depending on the role for which you are considered, you may be eligible for travel allowances, relocation assistance, a signing bonus and/or equity. To view more detailed information about Ally’s Total Rewards, please visit this link:

Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on “Doing it Right” and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Base Pay Range: An individual’s position in the range is determined by the scope and responsibilities of the role, work experience, education, certification(s), training, and additional qualifications. We review internal pay, the competitive market, and business environment prior to extending an offer.







Incentive Compensation: This position is eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan.


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