Data Analyst

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Location: Dublin, County Dublin

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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 392 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 role of Data Analyst, GSR Innovation & Customer Experience (ICE) is to participate in, and lead specific innovation and customer experience initiatives to provide sound loss mitigation and enhance automation capabilities within Global Seller Risk.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Designs and develops programmes, methods, processes and systems to consolidate and analyse big data

  • Creates and introduces new analytic tools, methods, processes, systems and capabilities to apply to broad practices

  • Works on projects that may be unstructured and exploratory in nature, that require a high level of theoretic as well as practical expertise in one or more specialised technical fields

  • Uses a wide range of previous experience, internal and external technologies, and advanced concepts to solve complex technical challenges in creative and effective ways

  • Builds models to test hypothesis, forecast/predict future events, isolate key business drivers and arrive at insights

  • Develops frameworks for automated actions or analyst-driven decisions

  • Interprets and communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments to business stakeholders

  • Partners with stakeholders to develop meaningful actions

About you:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years required experience in business, technical/statistical programming, and/or similar analytic or risk roles

  • Bachelors Degree in related STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics). Economics and Statistics experience also preferred

  • Some experience with and proficiency in technical skills and programming language like Java/C/C++; scripting language like Python; strong UNIX background; working knowledge of Hadoop, Hive, Pig, R, Jupyter Notebooks; data warehouse skills

  • Strong ability in breaking down problems into their essential elements, carrying out a diagnosis and developing a solution

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills with senior leaders of the organisation

  • Strong ability to collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels in the organisation

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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