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Data Scientist 1 in Chennai - Old Mahabalipuram Rd at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

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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.

Lead product data science to support product strategy, Instrumentation, Product launch, optimization with experimentation, and building personalized experiences working with other data science teams

About You:

  • You believe in data-driven decisions and use data to answer business questions and drive product roadmap
  • You are hyper-analytical, intellectually honest, and extremely passionate about analytics and experimentation (A/B testing)
  • You are a highly motivated, result-oriented self-starter, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and can deliver successful results with minimal guidance
  • You are energized, fun-loving and an adventurous team player


The Role:

  • Partner with stakeholders (Product, Engineering, Design) on SMB products to build world class products and experiences
  • Identify key metrics, conduct rigorous explorative data analysis, and build business cases that drive decision making and product prioritization.
  • Synthesizing large volumes of data with attention to granular details and present findings and recommendations to senior-level stakeholders
  • Recommend A/B testing framework and measure the impact of product initiatives in an unbiased way.
  • Drive automation of repetitive process, and build self-serve tools (eg: Tableau Dashboards) to empower product stakeholders


Requirements:

  • Data driven mindset with a degree in any quantitative discipline such as Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics
  • 5+ of experience analyzing large, multi-dimensional data sets and synthesizing insights into actionable solutions.
  • Fluent in SQL, Excel, and visualization tools such as Tableau or Qlikview; experience with a statistical programming language like R or Python preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to influence cross-functional teams
  • Prior work experience in a product analytics space would be highly valued. (Good understanding of A/B testing principles is expected)

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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