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Risk Analyst in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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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 277 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.

Scope of Responsibility: - Proficiency to complete assignment with multiple steps, guided by defined processes and project requirements. - Focuses primarily on completing short-term goals of a project efficiently and effectively.

Functional Skills:

  • Solid technical / data-mining skills and ability to work with large volumes of data; extract and manipulate large datasets using tools such as SQL, SAS, Hadoop or other programming/scripting languages (Perl, R, etc.) to translate data into business decisions/results.
  • Intermediate statistical skills, ability to forecast real-world performance based on samples, simulations and user behavior analytics. 
  • Intermediate skills in rule writing systems, development and implementation of complex decision frameworks by coding action rules and decision tables using BAL (Business Action Language), variables creation, RADD files design, regular expression proficiency.
  • Intermediate capability to create/revamp innovative and technical solutions that require the processing of large datasets across different platforms. Collaborate with other analysts to achieve the optimal level of system automation decisioning and minimize human intervention.
  • Intermediate capability to create and own "Standard Operation Procedures" and clearly articulate methods and principles of account review and user facing interaction.
  • Comprehensive understanding of either BRO fraud MO or Spoof & Appeals review processes, policies and SOPs.
  • Ability to communicate out the simple changes of an SOP to the larger Ops teams and effectively guide the requested behavior.

Business Acumen:

  • Familiar with PayPal’s major products, flows and risk-related actions.
  • Good understanding of PayPal’s business goals and how they can influence them in their role.

Behaviors and Communication:

  • Effectively communicate with product teams about requirements.
  • Be data-driven and outcome-focused. 
  • Is recognized as capable in primary area of functional expertise – policy, solutions, product, process or merchant risk support.
  • Organizes one’s time and works efficiently.  Meets goals and deadlines.
  • Takes personal ownership.
  • Learns continuously; Seeks out knowledge, ideas and feedback.  Looks for opportunities to build owns skills, knowledge and expertise.

Minimum Requirements:

  • MS degree or BS/BA degree or equivalent professional work related experience with 1+ years of experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in PayPal or similar Risk/Consumer-behavior companies.
  • Prefer computer science and electronic engineering.

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.