Stripe is hiring a

Risk Underwriter (Contract)

San Francisco, United States

Fight fraud and make Internet payments safer.

As an underwriter, you will enable safer payments for our users and help Stripe manage payments fraud. The stakes are high, and you will be up against ever-changing and always-improving opponents. You'll work closely with our risk analysts and engineers to keep Stripe and our users safe by monitoring accounts and rooting out fraud. 

You will:

  • Monitor accounts and transactions to identify fraudulent behavior.
  • Enable businesses to use Stripe by helping to protect against cardholder fraud.
  • Work with our users to ensure compliance with Stripe's Terms of Service.
  • Work closely with our risk analyst team to identify persistent trends.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Curious: if something seems off, you want to dig in and discover what’s really going on.
  • Decisive: able to think critically about complex problems and reach a definitive conclusion.
  • Understanding: you're empathetic to the challenges of setting up a new business.
  • Persistent and thorough: willing to go the extra mile to understand specific cases and examine underlying causes.

Additional details:

  • This role is based at our headquarters in San Francisco.
  • This is a 3 month contract role with the possibility of an additional 9 month extension.