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Head of Data Science Controls in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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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 254 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.

We are looking for an experienced leader to head our Data Science Governance function. Come work in the biggest fintech player in the world, to make us even stronger with regards to Machine-Learning and AI-controls practices.

Global Data Sciences team (GDS) is a 300+ team of data scientists and technologists which delivers a varied suite of data solutions across multiple technologies. We leverage the very-Big Data sets of PayPal and cutting-edge Machine Learning algorithms to directly impact the company’s bottom line and customer experience. As the world of AI/ML becomes ever more impactful and complex in the Fintech industry, we wish to further strengthen our governance practices and mindset.

Seeking a seasoned individual who can manage and enhance practices and processes defined together with PayPal’s Global Governance Group, work closely with other governance functions within PayPal and with our Data-Science and technologists groups and responsibly lead this innovative domain.


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.

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