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Decision Scientist in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tel Aviv
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/19/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0059045

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 325 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.

Decision scientists in the Global Fraud Risk organization are highly motivated team players with strong analytical skills who specialize in creating, driving and executing initiatives to mitigate fraud on PayPal’s platform and improve the experience for PayPal’s hundreds of millions of customers, while guaranteeing compliance with regulations.

Decision scientists are problem solvers suited to approach varied challenges in complex big data environments, collaborating with a wide variety of partners in the company, such as product experts, data scientists and engineers to bring their analytical insights to life.

Decision scientists deeply understand PayPal’s business objectives, as their impact on PayPal’s top and bottom lines is immense. As such, they are required to analyze key performance indicators and track financial and operational metrics with the aim of adapting PayPal’s advanced proprietary fraud prevention and experience mechanisms and enabling growth.

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 or above in one of the following: economics, finance, engineering, exact sciences, etc. (MBA – an advantage)
  • 2+ years of work experience in relevant positions (e.g. Decision scientist, data analyst, statistician, data scientist, FP&A, product/process manager, risk management, army intelligence units)
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Technical orientation; Experience in SQL / R / Python / other programming language – a must
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in the Payment Risk domain – an advantage
  • Quick-thinker, fast learner, wide general knowledge, problem solver

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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