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Data Scientist in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/27/2021

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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 392 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.

6+ years of experience in analytics, engineering or data science Fluent in SQL, Python, R and relevant ML packages

  • 6+ years of experience in analytics, engineering or data science 
  • Fluent in SQL, Python, R and relevant ML packages 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Deep understanding of modern machine learning techniques such as classification, clustering and time series  forecasting techniques.
  • Hands-on experience in building reliable and scalable data pipelines
  • Knowledge of deployment, monitoring and managing machine learning models
  • Exposure to Git, JIRA, Confluence
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Data driven mindset with degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Economics

       Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of math, probability, statistics and algorithms
  • Previous experience working with Spark, SQL/Hive and UNIX is preferred
  • Familiarity with RShiny, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and charting libraries like Highcharts, D3 etc.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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