Data Analyst, Entry Level (Graduate Degree) in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/30/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Scottsdale
  • Job Type:
    Data Scientist
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/30/2017
  • Job ID:
    R0021935

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 210 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’re literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it’s about our customers. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate and send money using today’s technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal enables. Are you ready to help us change the world?

The world’s leading payments company, PayPal brings together a family of brands that are revolutionizing the way people move money. At PayPal you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness.

The position will part of a global analytics organization with many options for future career growth at PayPal. We're looking for analysts that go above and beyond simply providing reports and analyses to consulting on product design and customer experience. This person will generate insights by conducting extensive analyses of PayPal’s rich data. In the process, this person will develop a deep understanding of the payments businesses, our site functionality, further strengthen their analytic, leadership, and presentation skills, and gain exposure to a wide variety of functional teams within PayPal.


Qualified candidates will graduate with their Master's degree between December 2017 and August 2018.


Basic Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or related field from an accredited college or university
  • 4+ years Java experience
  • Expertise required in object-oriented design methodology and application development in Java.
  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Solid data mining and machine learning expertise required, DB/data warehouse expertise desired.
  • Familiarity with search/recommendation/classification applications and domains preferred.
  • Information Retrieval (search/recommendation/classification) experience or Human Judgment/User Interface experience.

Position Location:  Varies


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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