Fraud Prevention Analyst 2 in Chandler at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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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 244 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.

Risk Ops Analysts are highly motivated team players who specialize in analyzing fraud patterns and creating and adapting advanced proprietary fraud prevention mechanisms. The analysts overcome challenges presented by evolving fraud techniques and new payment technologies by leveraging area expertise, and story-based analytics. They follow those mechanisms’ development process from start to finish, and work closely with technologists, other analysts and developers to bring their analytical insights to life.

1. Pro-actively identify system vulnerabilities and active fraud MOs.
2. Respond to risk mitigation needs of high value customers and strategic business partners. 
3. Establish proactive monitoring and timely mitigation of potential fraud attacks.
4. Ensure accurate implementation of risk decision solutions while supporting their deployment and maintenance.
5. Collaborate with key stakeholders such as account management and risk consulting. Establish proper escalation processes and communication channels.
6. Apply both data driven learnings and business expertise to policy enhancements and solution accuracy improvements to help maintain a balanced focus of loss reduction, profitability, and customer experience. 
7. Create, or enhance existing, analytical toolset to help gain efficiencies in various work processes. 


  • Quick-thinker, fast learner, wide general knowledge, problem solver, Team worker, responsible, delivery-oriented
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Technical orientation
  • Experience with programming/scripting language / SQL
  • 3+ years of experience in PayPal or similar Risk/Consumer-behavior companies.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

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.