PayPal

Data Scientist, Decision Strategy

Job description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.


Job Description Summary:


The Decision Strategy team role combines strategy, analytics, operational practices, and business insights into one. You would be required to partners with PayPal’s Product and Marketing organizations by delivering world-class strategy solutions and analytics that enables revenues and unlock business opportunities. We are looking for a talented, ambitious, versatile, and self-motivated, data scientist to drive a last mile strategy solution with a focus on value driven outcome.


Job Description:


Data scientist 1, Decision Strategy


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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 286 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.


Job Description Summary


The Decision Strategy team role combines strategy, analytics, operational practices, and business insights into one. You would be required to partners with PayPal’s Product and Marketing organizations by delivering world-class strategy solutions and analytics that enables revenues and unlock business opportunities. We are looking for a talented, ambitious, versatile, and self-motivated, data scientist to drive a last mile strategy solution with a focus on value driven outcome.


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Design and develop data-driven decision strategies/solutions with the help of machine learning algorithm, which will be used by PayPal payment & platform, product, and marketing organization.
  • 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.
  • Execute project and sharing results with stakeholders with minimal guidance.


Desired Skills and Experience:


  • 4 to 6 years of experience in business intelligence, analytics, strategy, marketing or related functions
  • Excellent verbal communication, presentation, collaboration, and teamwork skills.
  • Experience in building in strategy solutions by using rule writing infrastructure.
  • Previously worked with SQL, Python/R
  • Strong analytical skills including experience, familiarity, and ease with analyzing large, multi-dimensional data sets.
  • Highly motivated, result-oriented self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical, strategic-thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles.
  • Data driven mindset with degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics or Economics. MBA/MS is a plus.
  • Experience in Fintech/Banking/Credit/Payment industry is a strong plus.


Our Benefits:


At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.


We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com


Who We Are:


To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx


PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.


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.


As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.


REQ ID R0095587

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