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Data Scientist 2 in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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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.

This role offers a unique opportunity to innovate and improve PayPal’s product, user experience and risk strategy for global seller risk management.

Manages a significant business area and is responsible for global micro seller strategy, makes sound decisions that balance risk, experience and financial performance. Independently leads projects of considerable scope and technical complexity, responsible for the business outcome of the project. Collaborates across teams in risk to meet the project goals, resolve any issue and to implement improvements Shapes and/or champions new directions and changes in business solutions.  Continuously seeks out improvement and innovation opportunities that have immediate and meaningful impact on business. Provide a source of high quality ideas & execute on the opportunities.

Job Requirements

Demonstrates good general business knowledge and business acumen. Strong business articulation and influencing skills on a wide range of topics and issues. Strong in analytics, with the strategic thinking capability to solve the business problem from end to end. Proven record of independently lead projects of considerable scope and technical complexity, responsible for the business outcome of the project. Shows a high level of skills in breaking down problems into their essential elements, carrying out a diagnosis and developing a solution. Ability to self-start, work independently and deal with ambiguity.

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