Business Support Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/17/2019

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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 277 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.

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them safely access and move their money and offering a choice of how they would like to pay or be paid. Last year we processed 9.9 billion payments. With our 267 million active customer accounts, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem that people and businesses choose to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies. Risk Management is PayPal’s key competitive advantage. Our ability to enable revenue, prevent fraud, manage credit and other risks in online transactions and markets makes us the largest and fastest growing online payments company in the world. Global Data Sciences (GDS) is the R&D group for all of Risk and non-Risk teams and the center of excellence across PayPal for working with Big Data and Machine Learning. The team has more than 120 software engineers, data-scientists and other skilled technical staff uniquely focusing on developing data science solutions to aid in detecting and preventing fraud, protecting our customers and in providing better user experience . The group locate in San-Jose (CA), Tel-Aviv, Shanghai and Chennai, and reports directly to PayPal’s Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). We are looking for outstanding business support engineering folks to join us and help provide monitoring and investigation support for GDS analytical solutions, detect and investigate production issues to address real business needs. If you are passionate about business support, love problem-identification and problem-solving – you should come and work with us.

Primary responsibilities

  • Identify and investigate live issues for GDS analytical solutions during normal course of work
  • Collaborate with different partners (e.g. modelers, data scientists, developers) to solve problems with remote guidance in an agile manner.
  • Communicate clearly to leadership on identified issues, status, progress and more
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis and lesson-learn sessions and look for improvement opportunities with business impact
  • Contribute to formulations and implementation of processes, procedures, and policies of GDS Live monitoring and investigation team
  • Participate in developing an advanced Anomaly Detection and Root Cause Analysis system with cutting edge technologies


  • Have experience and passion in business support or issue handling.
  • Strong in problem solving with team spirit, passionate for unlocking the power into business
  • Have basic knowledge of SQL and Linux shell
  • Good communication skills. Have ability to synthesize information and tracking work with documentation
  • Work effectively and independently in a remote report line across different time zones.
  • Have experience with Java/Python is a big plus.
  • Have experience with predicative modeling, data mining and analytical tool is a big plus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or quantitative field with 2+ year professional work experience. Or Master’s degree in an engineering or quantitative field
  • Fluent in English, both written and oral.

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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