Business Analyst MBA Intern in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/15/2019

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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 286 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.

At PayPal, we’re literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it’s about people. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate and send money using today’s technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal enables. Are you ready to help us change the world? The world’s leading payments company, PayPal, brings together a family of brands that are revolutionizing the way people move money. At PayPal you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness.

Business Analysts at PayPal are a part of a global analytics organization that generates insights into what will make the biggest impact on connected commerce and payments for PayPal around the globe. Providing reports and analyses only scratches the surface of what our analysts do on a daily basis; you will be a part of a team that goes above and beyond and consults on product design and customer experience.

You will conduct extensive analyses of PayPal’s rich data and, in the process, develop a deep understanding of the PayPal businesses and PayPal’s site functionality. On this team, you will strengthen your analytic, leadership, and presentation skills, and gain exposure to a wide variety of functional teams within PayPal. This is a unique role with many options for future growth here as you work alongside the brightest analytical minds in the industry.

You will work closely with finance, marketing and product teams as well as senior management to provide financial statements, consumer intelligence, to generate business insight and to provide support in business decisions. You will extract, analyze and compile many data sources to gain this knowledge.

You will be most successful with a healthy combination of both technical skill and business acumen.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, generate, and communicate analytics reports and dashboards specifically to measure, monitor, and alert the business regarding unforeseen shifts in performance and operational risks of various business units
  • Regularly analyze quantitative user data to measure effectiveness, customer behavior and conversions
  • Create ad-hoc reports as requested in a timely and accurate manner, assist senior leadership with various tasks and items as needed
  • Identify key business levers, establish cause & effect, perform analyses and communicate key findings to various stakeholders to facilitate data driven decision-making
  • Develop a deep understanding of PayPal Products


  • Pursuing MBA or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Specifically, experience and confidence in interacting with people at all levels of an organization such as PayPal, including pitching business ideas to both senior management and external partners
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strategic thinking and mental flexibility to be able to understand both the details of the problem, as well as, the big picture/business solution
  • Experience in SQL or SAS
  • Project management experience will be a plus

Position Location:  Varies

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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