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Analytics Manager in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/30/2021

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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 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.

Analytics Mgr role for GoPay, covering both sales and marketing analytics.


As a member of the product analytics team, you will

  • Analyze historical data to identify significant trends / drivers and provide insights and recommendations on merchant’s life cycle and engagement
  • Work cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, Strategy teams to build world-class hypothesis-driven experiments and analytics for various Sales and Marketing programs and initiatives; make clear, coherent and holistic recommendations based on test results
  • Ruthlessly prioritize analytical deep-dives, design and execute experiments, perform research, and build financial models to identify, evaluate and execute opportunities
  • Act as a strategic thought partner to senior executives by developing and communicating a deep understanding of the merchant journey
  • Present recommendations to senior-level executives and measure effectiveness of recommendations by monitoring their impact
  • Manage multiple analytical projects at a time in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment


  • Data driven mindset with degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Psychology or Mathematics
  • Fluent in SQL and Excel; experience with a statistical programming language (e.g., R, Python), visualization tools such as Tableau or Qlikview, and/or web analytics tools (e.g., Adobe Omniture, Google Analytics) preferred
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in analyzing large, multi-dimensional data sets and synthesizing data insights into actionable recommendations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to influence cross-functional teams
  • Prior work experience in management consulting, investment banking, website analytics and/or consumer financial products is highly valued

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