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Intern - Data Scientist in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tel Aviv
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0040846

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 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.

A typical day for the Data Scientist Intern will include: • Specializing in the investigation of fraud patterns and the creation of advanced proprietary fraud prevention mechanisms. • Overcoming challenges presented by big data, evolving fraud techniques and new payment technologies by leveraging domain expertise, story-based analytics and Machine-learning algorithms.

What does Success Look Like? 

  • You deconstructed problems and transformed personal insights into large scale, state-of-the-art solutions.
  • You researched and supported the development of advanced components.
  • You helped drive PayPal's competitive edge by providing accurate, split-second decision-making capabilities in a high-pace environment.

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.

  • You have a student status - MSc./BSc. Student in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Engineering or equivalent. 85 and above grade from top universities.
  • You have code writing capability in any programming language (Python, R, Java, etc.)
  • You have excellent spoken and written English.
  • You are a quick-thinker, fast learner, wide general knowledge, problem solver.
  • You are a team worker who is responsible and delivery-oriented.

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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