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Data Scientist, Product Catalog Data in Denver at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Denver
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/27/2021
  • Job ID:
    R0070671

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.

We are actively seeking a Data Scientist to join the Product Catalog Data team at Honey!

About the Team: 

The Product Catalog Data team’s mission is to catalog the shoppable internet for Honey. The PCD team is part of the broader Product Catalog team and is responsible for the quality and availability of data that serves a host of Honey products, including Droplist, Offers, and Tips. With hundreds of millions of products in its datastores, and an aggressive scaling strategy as it integrates more with Paypal’s products, doing so requires sophisticated techniques for data intelligence as well. The PCD team therefore includes a mix of data engineers and data scientists, working together to build a clear and accurate view of the products available across the internet. 

 

About the Role: 

As a Data Scientist on the Product Catalog Data team, you'll work closely with the team engineers and the catalog’s massive datastores to produce and deploy models for understanding things like observation prioritizations, relationships between products, and product lifecycle. Your contribution will impact how Honey provides a better way to buy online and make money more fair for everyone.  

 

What You'll Do: 

As a Data Scientist on the Product Catalog Data team at Honey, you will: 

 

  • Perform exploratory data analyses and bring together datasets from across Honey over its lifetime to power insights for machine learning models  

  • Research, develop and build machine learning models based on evolving product needs and requirements 

  • Partner with engineering to deploy models to and automate learning on a data pipeline that will soon scale to billions of merchant products 

  • Own and refine outcomes on models that accommodate an ever-changing landscape of merchant websites across the internet 

  • Work with data scientists across Honey to build tools and set best practices for automating and transforming data at scale 

 

About You: 

 

  • You enjoy working in a team environment and love a good discussion held on the facts 

  • You have effective written and verbal communication skills 

  • You are capable of working in a mix of remote environments and in-person 

  • You have a master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field; or you have a BS and a significant track record (5+ years) working on a data team  

  • You have experience in deploying models to production environments at scale behind either an API or in stream (bonus points for both!) 

  • You have proven work experience with machine learning on large datasets, using R, Python, Jupyter notebooks, or related software 

  • You have a solid understanding of statistical and machine learning models, including assumptions and limitations 

  • You have the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment 

  • You love learning and seek opportunities for mentorship because of what it can teach you 

Nice-to-Have Qualifications: 

 

  • PhD degree in a quantitative discipline  

  • Passion for online shopping (or at least like a deal) 

  • Experience with web search technology, product crawlers and/or ecommerce 

  • Understanding of functional languages like scala 

 

At Honey, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We seek people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. 

Colorado Only:  The pay range for this position in Colorado starts at $121,000.00 per year, plus annual bonus.  We take into consideration an individual’s background and experience in determining final salary.  All PayPal employees are shareholders in our Company,  so equity is part of our total compensation plan.   This role is also eligible for health insurance, stock purchase plans, retirement savings benefits, stock awards, life insurance and disability benefits, and paid time off for sick leave, parental leave, vacation, and PTO.  To learn more visit paypalbenefits.com. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location.

 


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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