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BI & Data Visualization Development Lead in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/20/2020

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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 325 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.

The Risk Intelligence Automation team requires a Business Intelligence and Data Visualization Lead to deliver compelling business intelligence solutions to the leadership of PayPal Credit by leading a team of BI developers. The day to day job involves helping inform leadership with data-driven decisions based on analysis of huge data sets in a complex, fast-paced, dynamic environment. Ideal candidates are problem solvers with experience leading Qlik Sense development teams, equipped with strong analytical skills suited to approach varied challenges in complex big data environments. As a leader and Business Intelligence professional, you will be required to lead teams of developers through projects and solutions from start to finish by connecting with stakeholders, establishing and managing development projects, and ensuring the delivery of timely high-quality solutions. Having a strong sense of accountability coupled with a passion for delivering crisp data insights and the ability to tell stories through data are essential.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Lead the daily planning and prioritization of development efforts for new business intelligence solutions (Qlik Sense, Tableau, Java, Java Script, etc.)
  • Perform detailed analysis of source systems and source system data and model that data in Qlik Sense
  • Design, develop, and test Qlik Sense scripts to import data from source systems and test Qlik Sense dashboards to meet customer requirements
  • Interpret written business requirements and technical specification documents
  • Create and maintain technical design documentation
  • Perform quality coding to business and technical specifications
  • Ensure that the Qlik Sense server process continues to run and operate in the most efficient manner
  • Perform Qlik Sense system administration and testing of releases and patches
  • Work directly with business units to define and prototype Qlik Sense Applications
  • Extracting, transforming and loading data from multiple sources into Qlik Sense applications
  • Provide input on proposing, evaluating and selecting appropriate design alternatives which meet client requirements and are consistent with client's current standards and processes
  • Ability to develop and manage BI solutions using Java and/or Java Script

Functional Skills & Behaviors

  • Experience leading, developing, and delivering high quality solutions through the use of high-performing distributed teams
  • Experience in sourcing data from disparate systems with a good understanding of their Data Models and ETL procedures
  • Hands-on professional with thorough knowledge of scripting, data source integration and development in Qlik Sense including Publisher/QMC, and Qlik NPrinting, Qlik Alerting
  • Hands-on professional experience developing and deploying business intelligence solutions using Java and or Java Script languages
  • Experience building end to end multi-layered Qlik data architectures & applications (e.g. extract, transform, load, Front End/UI) where shared QVDs, business rules, and data validations are applied and loaded into Qlik data model(s)
  • Full understanding of the processes of data quality, data cleansing and data transformation
  • Ability to write complicated yet efficient SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Strong knowledge on Qlik Sense server architecture and applying business rules and data validations
  • Ability to tune data loads, data models, and front-end design of Qlik applications for efficient performance
  • Experience in end-to-end implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) projects, especially in scorecards, KPIs, reports & dashboards
  • Knowledge of formal database architecture and design


  • Candidate must have prior experience leading business intelligence development teams with a prior history of delivering Qlik Sense solutions
  • Candidate must have 4+ years development experience with Qlik Sense creating visuals, building dashboards, rapid prototyping and customization to meet needs of end-user
  • Development experience with Java and Java Script to build visualizations, dashboards, and reporting solutions to meet user needs
  • Familiarity with data engineering, data management, data modeling, standard ETL techniques including extract, de-duping, cleansing, integration, and aggregation
  • Familiarity with business intelligence solutions based in Tableau, Power BI, Java, Java Script, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical development teams
  • At a minimum, candidate must have a bachelor’s degrees in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, data science, computer science, engineering, operations research, or mathematics); preferably an advance degree.

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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