Data Analyst, Cross Functional Projects in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Scottsdale
  • Job Type:
    Business Systems
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0032839

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 237 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.

The PayPal Office of the CIO (OCIO) is looking for a flexible and proactive Data Analyst as part of our Strategic Employee Applications Team. This Data Analyst will be responsible for data analysis, data flows, data dictionaries, and the measurement of strategic Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The Analyst should deliver and document recommendations, using the data and patterns to drive strategic decisions across multiple business units and projects.

Do you like creating stories with data?  The PayPal Office of the CIO (OCIO) is looking for a flexible and proactive Data Analyst as part of our Strategic Employee Applications Team. This Data Analyst will be responsible for data analysis, data flows, data dictionaries, and the measurement of strategic Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).  The Analyst should deliver and document recommendations, using the data and patterns to drive strategic decisions across multiple business units and projects.

The Strategic Employee Applications Team collaborates with many teams across the Office of the CIO and the business to create world-class employee technology solutions and ensure timely, cost-effective delivery of product solutions.  We drive solutions, improve processes and identify opportunities that enable the PayPal workforce to do their jobs and become more productive every day.


Primary Job Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with partners and stakeholders to define and document process flows, data flows and data dictionaries.
  • Perform data analysis and deliver recommendations to product owners, partners and stakeholders, using data and patterns to drive and support strategic decisions
  • Confirm identification of data elements identified by product owners and partners
  • Collaborate with product owners and partners to identify root causes of data discrepancies, deliver data governance capabilities and provide KPIs for data accuracy.
  • Identify opportunities for automation to accelerate the data analysis process
  • Define and Conduct a sustainable data risk assessment process to prioritize data governance needs and priorities
  • Improve and streamline processes regarding data flow and data quality to improve accuracy, viability and value
  • Support promotion and training of Data Governance policy, framework, technical solutions, and processes / procedures across the OCIO, our partners and stakeholders as needed
  • Collaborate with our team to define, measure and monitor KPIs to meet our internal Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), supporting the team strategy and goals
  • Coordinate, Conduct and Support data analysis related inquiries and requests, supporting projects across the OCIO as assigned
  • Collaborate with other product owners, our customers, our business partners, our stakeholders, the development team, the quality team and the project management office to ensure solutions are scalable, repeatable and effective
  • Manage milestones and deliverables during projects/enhancement/fixes
  • Provide appropriate updates, reviews with partners and management team.
  • Ensure issues are identifies, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner

Job Requirements

  • Flexibility
  • Customer Champion
  • Strong Data Analysis, Business Acumen, Presentation and Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of SQL, Queries, Data Dictionaries, Data Flows, Data Schemas and Data Governance
  • Experience in requirements gathering, data flow, process and data analysis
  • Team-first orientation with excellent time management and relationship building skills
  • Capable of defining and creating solutions\frameworks quickly and iteratively
  • BS/BA in Business, Business Information Systems or Engineering fields
  • Experienced business analyst or data analyst (8 or more years of experience)

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.

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