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AML Rule Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/7/2021

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Job Description

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.

We are looking for a highly talented, self-motivated and analytical individual to join the Global Financial Crimes and Consumer Protection Analytics Infrastructure and Operations Team (GFCCPA-IO).  The Rule Engineer will be responsible for the development, validation, and monitoring of GFCCPA systems, rules, jobs, models, and processes.  This person will help to assure the integrity of data, including data extraction, storage, manipulation, and processing with an emphasis on monitoring blockchain transactions.

The position will work closely with the GFCCPA Rules Developers and Analysts to ensure delivery and operations of effective solutions to support GFCC rule and job functions, including rule and job development, rule and job execution environments and GFCCPA infrastructure.  This person will also need to coordinate with external service providers, specifically third-party monitoring services to integrate their offerings into PayPal’s monitoring platform.  An expert understanding of SQL and ETL processes is required, intermediate experience with a scripting language (Python, VB Script, Windows PowerShell, JavaScript, etc) is required and experience with Linux and Windows OS is preferred.   

Job Requirements

2+ years experience with crypto currencies and blockchain development

5+ years experience in database design and data modeling

5+ years experience developing scripted jobs, ODBC, file manipulation & ETL

Ability and willingness to learn new systems, technology and skills required

Proficient with SQL and expertise writing complex queries  (Teradata, MySQL or other RDBMS)

Understanding of money laundering concepts and techniques

Exposure to analytics and modeling

Experience with query optimization

Basic Qualifications

Minimum of five years business experience, with at least three of those years in a business development-related role

Experience developing with VB Script, JavaScript or other scripting language

Experience with Teradata, Teradata SQL Assistant, MySQL or other relational database and tools

Experience with data modeling, ETL development and other data warehousing

Experience with Linux command line is a plus

Experience with Windows server administration is a plus

Experience in Risk or Compliance a plus

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

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



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