Risk Agent


New York, NY, USA

Full time

Black ERG

Sep 11

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As a Risk Agent, you are on the frontlines for investigating and preventing fraud on the SeatGeek platform. You work closely with your Payments and Risk colleagues, as well as peers on the CX team, to identify new trends and fight fraud within our internal review queues and through the training of our third party platforms.

You'll report to the Risk Operations Manager and focus on mitigating bad buyer and/or seller behavior on SeatGeek, including payment fraud and promo and referral abuse. You're extremely attentive to detail and trends, skilled in queue and task-based work and understand the wider impact your day-to-day has on keeping SeatGeek safe and enabling good customers to have the best possible experience. (This job is available in both New York, NY and Portland, OR.)

What you'll do

  • Analyze high-risk and high dollar value transactions to prevent fraudulent behavior and user insults, while achieving internal review KPIs and SLAs
  • Monitor accounts to maintain safety on the SeatGeek platform, reduce promo abuse, reduce invalid tickets, identify account takeover behavior and ultimately enable good users to have great experiences
  • Work with CX team on reviewing and resolving member reports of fraud or insults, invalid reports or payout issues
  • Contribute to the evolution of policies and workflows
  • Maintain our payments and promotions risk models within third-party systems using confirmed fraud reports and proactively searching for arising trends
  • Communicate trends and analysis to the larger team to elevate awareness

What you have

  • 1-2 years of experience in e-commerce environments, with a focus on policy enforcement, risk analysis or customer support
  • An analytical mindset, ability to spot and communicate patterns and dig deep into trends
  • Ability to think critically and make fast decisions in ambiguous environments
  • Comfort and familiarity with using various tools and operational workflows
  • Strong communication skills, both in person and in writing
  • A great sense of judgement and discretion
  • An overarching sense of empathy for the (good) customer
  • Ability to receive and act on feedback, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Excellent time management and sense of urgency


  • Equity stake in a well-funded growth stage company
  • A hybrid in-office approach, allowing you to work remotely a couple of days a week
  • A WFH stipend to support your home office setup
  • The ability to work from anywhere up to four weeks per year with SeatGeek on Tour
  • Benefits package that supports health/dental/vision. We also provide annual subscriptions to Headspace, Ginger.io, and One Medical
  • A focus on transparency. We have regular company meetings and Q&A panels where employees can chat openly with teams across SeatGeek, our co-founders, and external guests from the industry
  • $120 a month to spend on tickets to live events
  • Annual subscription to Spotify, Apple Music, or Amazon music

SeatGeek is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As an equal opportunities employer, we recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and we welcome the differences and benefits that a diverse culture brings. Come join us!


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