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Fraud Decision Scientist in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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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 286 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.

• Work closely with business partners to determine how to design analysis and presentation approaches that will significantly improve our ability to understand and address emerging business issues. • Identifying opportunities and gaps within current portfolio of PayPal’s Fraud Risk controls, including continuously evolving fraud trends • Ability to rapidly learn new concepts (technical, risk, business) a critical success factor in this role • Ability to frame a business question in analytics terms and structure the required analyses. • Based on analysis, formulating a solution to ensure optimal balance between user experience, business enablement, operational expense and loss exposure related to proposed solution • Working closely with partners in Risk Platform, Global Risk and Data Sciences, Operations, Credit Product Management, Legal & Compliance and other teams to formulate and execute fraud risk solutions. • Closely monitoring performance of existing and new solutions to ensure expectations are met.

  • A minimum of 4+ years of experience
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to build quick estimates using back-of-the-envelope analysis, structure (and, if needed, execute) more complex analyses, pull together business cases, navigate multi-dimensional sets of tradeoffs.  Above all, the job calls for comfort with data – ability to manipulate it, question its validity, interpret it, and develop recommendations based on it
  • Experience in SQL, SAS, Excel and experience with Teradata and Oracle a plus
  • Temperament to work in a very dynamic/adaptive environment and balance multiple workstreams across different projects concurrently
  • Manage multiple priorities and projects and communicate the progress of the projects to the team and business partners
  • Experience in efficient manipulation and analysis of large data sets
  • Mathematics, Operations Research or Computer Science a requirement ,machine learning concepts ,Fraud risk management and  data Visualization.
  • The role is based out of Chennai, India

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



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