Lead Risk Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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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 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.

• Develop automated reports leveraging the BI tools to provide the KPIs tracking and communicate the read out on a regular basis.
• Generate the insights to support Consumer Risk Service strategic planning i.e. target setting and initiatives planning.
• Partner with the CRS team to understand their needs and define solutions specifically around Consumer Risk analytics.
• Work with different partners to support CRS presence on regular KPI/budget related meetings.
• Work with DAMA team to support KPI report and read out on monthly basis.


  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for Results
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision Quality

Skills & Requirements:

  • Advanced degree from a quantitative discipline, such as statistics, computer science, operation research and mathematics.
  • Experience analyzing very large, complex, multi-dimensional data sets.
  • Fluent in SQL and relational database such as Oracle and Teradata.
  • Experience in report analysis and development using business intelligence tools such as but not limited to: Tableau, High Charts, Microstrategy, etc.
  • Strong team player with high aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in Python and Hadoop is a plus


  • Master’s degree with 6+ year experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ year experience

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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