Data Scientist

Short Description

PayPal is looking for Data Scientist who are results-driven, creative problem-solvers who collaborate with each other to take on a wide variety of challenges.

Job Description

  • GRDS's analytic data scientists leverage one of the world's largest data repositories to propel forward our efforts. With our unique methodology, our data scientists don't just mine data, they develop intimate knowledge and insights and couple them with the latest in machine learning technologies to tackle big questions facing our business. Our analytic data scientists are results-driven, creative problem-solvers who collaborate with each other to take on a wide variety of challenges:
  • Which customers considered untouchable by traditional lenders deserve credit?
  • How can we identify networks of fraudulent actors before they make a single transaction?
  • Which customers may need to send funds securely and inexpensively to loved ones abroad?
  • How can we stay ahead of professional criminal elements who probe and attempt to exploit our defenses?
  • Which unknown new customers can we trust based on ties to existing customers?
  • How can we leverage the latest in natural language processing to ensure that millions of monthly customer contacts are resolved automatically and satisfactorily for the customer?
  • The answers to these questions can have significant impact on our 200 million customers and contribute significantly to PayPal's business performance.

Educational Qualification:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or similar. Average 85 and above from top universities.
  • 1-2 years of data-related work experience, preferably in Machine-Learning, Data Mining or Statistics.
  • Code writing capability in any programming language (Python, R, Java, Scala, etc.).
  • Hadoop experience (MapReduce, PIG, Hive, Spark) an advantage.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Team worker, responsible, delivery-oriented.

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.