Senior Data Scientist-

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Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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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's 375 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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Job Description Summary:
About PayPal

PayPal is a leading technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. It's solutions include PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, iZettle, and Paydiant products. PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our goal is to enable our consumers and merchants to manage and move their money anywhere in the world, anytime, on any platform and using any device.

About the Role

As a Senior Data Scientist in the Global Financial Crime & Consumer Protection organization, you will apply your strategic and analytical skills to major company challenges. You will act as a business consultant to drive recommendations and implement solutions that ultimately impact the bottom line. And you will do it all by collaborating with a global team of colleagues across investigations, operations, governance, reporting, product, policy, data science, and finance in an environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibility, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovation.
Job Description:
Job Description
Your Day-to-day Will Involve
  • Lead and drive cross functional collaboration efforts between process SMEs, GFCCP program intelligence, DAMA forecasting team and leadership. Connecting the dots in relation to potential drivers, to continuously improve volume and capacity forecasts that are critical to GFCCP operational and budget planning.
  • Play a critical role in ensuring PayPal can effectively manage risk across our products and platform, whilst meeting all regulatory and contractual service agreements.
  • Using modeling and analytics to understand how business decisions impact our bottom line. This may include assessing risks of new products, strategies or policies.
  • Build deep understanding and knowledge of GFCCP programs and workflows. Identify connections with other PayPal programs throughout the customer and product lifecycle that could impact volume trends and drivers.
  • Partner with GFCCP program intelligence to investigate trend drivers to help inform volume forecasts and capacity plans.
  • Partner closely with DAMA and GFCCP Program Intelligence to leverage all available reporting and data insights, to make connections that will enhance forecast models across all workflows.
  • Ensure the team is delivering on our KPIs by using various data mining and data visualization tools to monitor portfolio performance and identify improvement opportunities
  • Developing hypotheses and set up your own problem frameworks to test for the best solutions.
  • Leveraging data analysis tools and technologies.
  • Collaborating in a team environment. As part of our team, you will learn to energetically rally diverse groups in pursuit of a common goal.
The Ideal Candidate Is
  • Innovative & Curious - You have the desire and ability to connect and empathize with our customers. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and get excited about creating new businesses and reinventing current ones. You ask why, explore, and bring your unique perspective to the table.
  • Analytical & Action-Oriented - You are data driven and outcome focused. You grow comfortable with ambiguity, fueled by a hunger to learn and constantly seeking out new challenges. You have a desire to take action, try new things, and sometimes fail. You persevere but know when to change course and are up for juggling multiple deliverables.
  • Collaborative & Team-Oriented - You always keep the people around you in the loop and are excited to communicate complex ideas clearly to make sure your co-workers understand the why behind their work and their key priorities.
  • Inclusive - You will empathize with those around you and care about their success, as you bring people together around what's possible.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (Business, Math, Economics, Finance, Statistics, Science, Engineering) and 5+ year's work experience in analysis or consulting OR Master's degree in a quantitative field and 3+ year's work experience in analysis or consulting
  • Hands on experience working with tools such as SQL, R, Python, Tableau
  • Experience with an proficiency in technical skills and programming languages like Java/C/C++; scripting languages like Perl/Python; strong UNIX background; working knowledge of Hadoop Map-Reduce, Hive, Pig, R, Jupyter Notebooks; data warehouse skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in internal and external business processes and data, systems and flows, as well as analytic tools, processes and methodologies, solutions to drive technological advancement in area of responsibility. Demonstrates broad knowledge in adjacent areas.
We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors, which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.
PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Primary Location:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com .

Job Information

  • Job ID: 56137304
  • Location:
    Chennai, India
  • Position Title: Senior Data Scientist-1
  • Company Name: Paypal
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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