Data Scientist

Short Description

PayPal is looking for Data Scientist who will design, develop and maintain data-driven solutions for PayPal consumer risk management. Makes sound decisions that balance risk, user experience, and financial performance.

Job Description

  • Design, develop and maintain data-driven solutions for PayPal consumer risk management. Makes sound decisions that balance risk, user experience and financial performance.
  • Identify and address problems and issues during the normal course of work and respond to risk mitigation needs quickly to solve issues with minimum guidance.
  • Develop and automate tracking functionality that monitors volume and solution efficacy. Regularly evaluate and communicate performance of analytical solutions to management.
  • Participate in the formulations and implementation of departmental processes, procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results on matters of significance to the business.
  • Look for improvement and innovation opportunities with business impact. Provide a source of high-quality ideas. 

Job Requirements:

  • Strong in analytics and problem-solving. Experienced with predictive modeling, data mining, and analytical tool. Proficient with SQL, SAS, and etc.
  • Proven experience in employing analytics solution on real-world problems.
  • Good business sense and logical thinking. Ability to synthesize information and generalize the pattern.
  • Proven ability to work independently and proficiently on well-defined projects; Focuses primarily on how to achieve overall business objectives of a project with speed and quality
  • Effective interpersonal skills. Manager relationship with key partners. Able to collaborate with remote teams effectively.
  • Skilled in Presenting- can effectively communicate in large or small group settings.

Basic qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative or engineering field with 4+ year professional work experience in a relevant field. Or Master's degree with 2+ year professional experience.
  • Industry experience in payments, e-commerce, or financial services is a strong plus.
  • Fluent in English.

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.