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Rule Developer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

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Job Description

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 305 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.

PayPal is committed to combating Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, and related financial crimes around the world. The Global Financial Crimes (GFC) organization is comprised of specialized teams dedicated to developing and implementing effective policies, advanced analytics and thorough investigative processes that consider the risks posed by PayPal’s products, customers, transaction volumes and jurisdictions in which PayPal operates. The GFC Analytics organization is looking for a highly talented, self-motivated and analytical individual to join the Rule Development and Implementation team. This person will be responsible for reviewing transaction monitoring rules to support Global Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing (AML /CTF) policy and other GFC strategic initiatives. The successful candidate will develop deep expertise in GFC policies and support a variety of data-driven projects to further strengthen our Financial Crimes program.

Job Requirements.

  • Strong research and analytical skills, business acumen, strategic and creative thinking, project leadership skills and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Experience in the fields of transaction monitoring, fraud detection, investigations, peer-group analysis, and AML/CFT
  • Experience in building and developing rules, models, queries, or software to analyze and visualize data
  • Ability to analyze large sets of complex data, draw meaningful conclusions, and make business recommendations based on analysis
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate to all levels of the business
  • Self-driver with the ability to work with a cross-functional team
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic financial services environment
  • Experience in developing documentation that meets the highest regulatory standards and audit requirements, experience with OCC and other regulatory guidance a plus
  • Prepare reports and updates to senior management regarding the above activities
  • Structure and refine analysis with the goal of distilling insights from the data

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years business experience, with at least one year in an analytics or investigations-related role
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, in dealing with people at all levels of the organization
  • Intellectual curiosity, passion for problem-solving, and comfort with ambiguity
  • Ability to take initiative and execute against key projects  
  • Ability to thrive in a cross-functional environment while juggling multiple responsibilities
  • Basic knowledge of relational databases is a plus
  • Basic SQL skills using tools like Teradata, MS SQL, MySQL is a plus
  • Experience in distilling and presenting complex quantitative analysis to business users
  • High energy and a desire to work in a results-oriented, fast growth environment
  • A passion for understanding and serving the unique community of PayPal

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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