Risk Data Analyst, Trust and Safety

  • Individual Contributor
  • TSPA Members
  • Sunnyvale, CA or Washington, D.C. or New York, NY, USA
  • Experience level: 1+ years


This content was reproduced from the employer’s website on April 27, 2021. Please visit their website below for the most up-to-date information about this position.   Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1 year of experience in data analysis, working with databases, and querying (e.g., SQL, MySQL, MapReduce, Hadoop).
  • Experience relaying communications between technical and non-technical teams.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in one of the following: C/C++, Python, Java, HTML, JavaScript, CSS or R, Stata, SPSS, SAS.
  • Relevant work experience in Internet-based risk, abuse, fraud, data protection or security.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work cross-functionally.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.

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. 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.


  • Perform data analyses to derive insights that help to identify and fight abuse across our products.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as Engineering, Sales, and Legal to update product policies. Provide a better digital experience for our users.
  • Enhance our operational workflows via process improvements and identification of automation opportunities.
  • Improve tools through data analysis, technical expertise, and presentations to key stakeholders.
  • Conduct investigations, enforce our product policies, and identify product vulnerabilities (may occasionally be exposed to disturbing or offensive content during the process).

To apply for this job please visit careers.google.com.