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Data Science Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2021
  • Job ID:
    R0077565

Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

PayPal is seeking an experienced Data Science Manager join our AI/ML and Automation group under the analytics org. This person will lead a team of data scientists supporting both in the US and Chennai, India while simultaneously contributing individually to all the work streams in advanced analytics, AI/ML and automation

PayPal is seeking an experienced Data Science Manager join our AI/ML and Automation group under the analytics org. This team is designed as a vertical supporting Finance, Marketing, Product, and Portfolio analytics along with many explorations in data.

Core responsibilities: 

•    Lead a team of data scientists supporting both in the US and Chennai, India while simultaneously contributing individually to all the work streams in advanced analytics, AI/ML and automation
•    Supervise the work of the team and provide technical and prioritization guidance to the team
•    Present the work product of the team to various stakeholders and explain the benefits of the work
•    Participate in requirements gathering and contribute to solving stakeholder problems
•    Work hand-in-hand with the team to solve day to day problems in development
•    Continually evangelize the benefits of automation

Essential Requirements:
•    Education: 
o    Graduate Degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics or operations research preferred 
•    Experience: 
o    At least 7 years experience in data science work 
o    Experience leading data science teams
o    Experience in python and/or R 
o    Experience presenting to high level executives 
o    Experience structuring data science work

Personal Characteristics:
•    A passion for problem-solving, flexibility, comfort with ambiguity, creativity, and hunger to constantly ask "why?" 
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with multiple stakeholders including senior management
•    Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment, with a good attention to detail
•    Good sense of humor and strong team spirit


For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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