Data Scientist

Short Description

PayPal is hiring for Data Scientist who will be responsible to manage and deploy a global platform that provides loss monitoring and an automated ability to deploy rules to combat new fraud attacks.

Job Description

Job Requirements 
  • Use advanced statistical/data mining/machine learning techniques to build analytical solutions.
  • Manage and deploy a global platform that provides loss monitoring and an automated ability to deploy rules to combat new fraud attacks.
  • Collaborate with x-functional teams to develop tools and processes to enhance efficiency of risk monitoring and quick response of loss mitigation.
  • Demonstrate good general business knowledge and business acumen especially on payment industry. Thinks and communicates well in business terms.
  • Develop tools and processes to improve the overall efficiency of risk management solution.

Basic Qualifications
  • Master degree above with 1+ years of risk management, analytics, modeling, etc. in financial services, payment services, or merchant account acquiring companies or related experience, or equivalent.
  • Strong in analytics, with the strategic thinking capability to solve the business problem from end to end.
  • Experience and knowledge of the latest data-mining/machine learning technologies, algorithms and tools.
  • Proficiency in coding languages like SQL, SAS, Python etc. and fluent in Linux/Unix.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Results driven team player with proven execution skills.
  • Big plus for being familiar with Big Data, Hadoop.

Data Scientist
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Who we are
Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal├?┬ó??s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

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