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Manager, Data Science 2 in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

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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.

1. Lead a specific risk domain, responsible for plans, methodologies, processes, and mentor group of analysts. 2. Develop framework to understand and measure the incremental value of fraud prevention at different risk decisioning intervention points. 3. Provide the appropriate framing of business problems, making critical design decisions, defining project plans and work breakdowns, setting timelines and quality metrics for the project, and coordinating activities of cross-functional teams to deliver effective decision solutions. 4. Incorporate new data elements and technology to improve the detection efficacy. Stay abreast of the latest trend and development of the internet fraud, as well as tools and techniques that are effective fighting the fraud.


1. Bachelor degree from a quantative discipline, such as computational finance, statistics, computer science, operation research and mathematics. Master degree preferred.

2. Minimum of 9 years’ work experience in a relevant field (7+ with Master degree), preferably within the Risk Management, Fraud Prevention or Decision Management in a financial institution. 

3. Strong analytical/technical skills, quick learner.

4. Excellent communication skill (Fluency in written/spoken English). Experience presenting findings to large audience and across different levels within the organization.

5. Demonstrates excellent general business knowledge and business acumen. Thinks and communicates well in business terms

6. Great inter-personal skills. Manage relationship with key partners and able to collaborate with local and remote teams effectively

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