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Data scientist in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tel Aviv
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/23/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0056273

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.

Web Intelligence team is looking for a Data Scientist to join the team and take an important role in the team’s current domains – Building PayPal’s Web based solutions leveraging websites crawl data, external APIs data etc. Work closely with cross functional teams on Web related products which would allow global data science teams to use Web data effectively for various business use cases such as fraud, credit, marketing etc.

  • Web Intelligence team is looking for a Data Scientist to join the team and take an important role in the team’s current domains – Building PayPal’s Web based solutions leveraging websites crawl data, external APIs data etc. Work closely with cross functional teams on Web related products which would allow global data science teams to use Web data effectively for various business use cases such as fraud, credit, marketing etc.

    About PayPal’s Data Science Team
    As a Data Scientists in PayPal’s Global Data Science organization, you will have an impact on PayPal’s Merchant and Consumer products all around the world. Our data scientists work to better understand our end-users, identify opportunities and improve our products by creating personal and smart experiences. Making use of PayPal’s endless amount of data, you will leverage your data and machine learning skills, for research and delivery of end-to-end Data Science solutions.

    If you are a Data Scientist with sharp analytical skills and a passion for deriving new insights from unimaginable amounts of data, solving unique challenges, leveraging machine learning algorithms, and working in a highly collaborative, values-driven environment – then PayPal’s Global Data Sciences (GDS) is looking for you.



    What would you do?  

    • Independent research and innovation in new content and technological domains, while supporting existing projects
    • Data mining and extracting information in PayPal’s Big Data environment
    • Build data science products based on web data which allow other data science teams to use this data for various business use cases
    • Work independently and proficiently on multiple assignments simultaneously with speed and quality
    • Cooperating with our talented development team in a high paced tech environment and maintaining a customer oriented approach

    About You  

    We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc.)
    • 2 years of experience as a data scientist OR 2 years experience as web developer and basic data science background
    • Good code writing capability in Python and familiarity with relevant ML packages.
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Hadoop experience (MapReduce, PIG, Hive, Spark) – an advantage
    • Familiarity with web development: JavaScripts, CSS etc – an advantage
    • Excellent spoken and written English
    • Team worker, responsible, delivery-oriented
  • Available For Hire
    Available For Hire

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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