Manager, Experimentation Analytics in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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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 237 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.

PayPal leverages extensive experimentation strategies to continually improve our products. We are seeking a talented Experimentation leader to help grow the business and improve customer experience KPIs via A/B/Multivariate testing. You will work with cross-functional Product, Marketing, Engineering teams across PayPal.


  • Experimentation Skills
    • Develop A/B/Multivariate testing and targeting strategies to achieve business objectives
    • Work with cross-functional teams to build world-class products and design hypothesis-driven experiments; make clear, coherent and holistic recommendations based on test results
    • Execute key test initiatives and build best practices for conducting tests
    • Build companywide experimentation trainings and best practices
    • Centralize knowledge management of test hypothesis and final outcomes
  • Technical Leadership
    • Lead a team of experimentation analysts. Provide technical guidance to the team on established and emerging experimentation and statistical methodologies
    • Conduct rigorous data analysis, track and report KPIs in scalable manner using scripting languages, R, Python and visualization tools such as Tableau, QlickView
    • Present analysis and recommendations to senior leadership team
    • Collaborate with technology partners to drive platform scalability and innovation


  • 2+ years of people management, mentorship and leadership experience
  • MS in Statistics or Math preferred
  • Fluent in SQL, Excel, and visualization tools such as Tableau or Qlikview; experience with a statistical programming language (e.g., R, Python) and one or more Experimentation tools (e.g., Optimizely, Google Optimize)
  • Solid statistical knowledge ideally utilized in web/app experimentation context
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with strong business acumen
  • Impactful presentation & data visualizations skills to convey results clearly and concisely

About You:

  • You are curious and inquisitive: love digging into data and uncovering insights
  • You are hyper-analytical and intellectually honest, truly believing in data-driven decisions and communicating your ideas through storytelling
  • You are a highly motivated, result-oriented self-starter, enjoy working in a fast-pace environment, and can deliver successful results with minimal guidance
  • You are a fun-loving, adventurous team player

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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