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Decision Scientist in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shanghai
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0044718

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 277 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 are highly motivated team players with self-learning ability who specialize in creating, driving and executing initiatives to mitigate fraud patterns while improving the customer’s experience for the PayPal’s hundreds of millions of customers. The decision scientists work with a wide verity of partners in the company such as developers, data scientists and engineers to bring their analytical insights to life. The ideal candidates are problem solvers, equipped with strong technical and analytical skills suited to approach varied challenges in complex big data environments. Decision scientists will be required to drive solutions from start to finish, have a strong sense of accountability coupled with passion for a great customer experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Data driven mindset with degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics.
  • Capable of handling big data. Prior experience with Teradata, Hadoop is big plus.
  • High proficiency in fundamental technical skills. Strong working knowledge and experience in Linux system.
  • Able to pick up new programming skills quickly.
  • Has a good understanding of general business trends and directions to be able to put own work in the broad business context.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to influence cross-functional teams.

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.

R0044718

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