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Risk Analyst 3 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chennai
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/22/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0037389

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.

The Decision Analytics & Management group is responsible for evaluating risk performance and strategically recommending how PayPal can leverage its risk expertise to fuel global customer growth. The group is multi-disciplinary with broad spectrum of industry experiences and deep analytical and quantitative expertise. The group is currently seeking a high energy, driven, collaborative team member that brings extensive problem solving skills to further its goal of applying creative analytical solutions and visualization to understand and manage risk. This role gives an opportunity to work alongside extremely strong analytics professionals in a cutting edge payment technology domain.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

- Ability to work with large volumes of data; extract and manipulate large datasets using standard tools such as SQL, R, SAS and Python.

- Ability to understand forecasting concepts and techniques and apply them to provide actionable insights to the business.

- Work closely with business partners to determine how to design analysis and presentation approaches that will significantly improve our ability to understand and address emerging business issues

- Ability to rapidly learn new concepts (technical, risk, business) a critical success factor in this role.

- Ability to communicate complex concepts and the results of the analyses in a clear and effective manner through creative visualization.

- Ability to frame a business question in analytics terms and structure the required analyses.

- Experience with standard statistical techniques and tools.

Job Requirements:

- Strong knowledge of Statistical, Optimization and Forecasting concepts.

- Experience in SQL, SAS, Excel and Visual Basic and experience with Teradata, Oracle and Hadoop.

- Temperament to work in a very dynamic/adaptive environment and balance multiple workstreams across different projects concurrently.

- Manage multiple priorities and projects and communicate the progress of the projects to the team and business partners

- Experience in efficient manipulation and analysis of large data sets

- 2 to 5 years in analytics role or Master’s degree in quantitative disciplines like Statistics, Econometrics, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research or Computer Science a requirement

- Strong understanding of statistics (Educational qualifications in the statistical disciplines or hands on experience in a statistical role)

- The role is based in Chennai, India


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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