Risk Analyst in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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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 210 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.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Risk Analyst to working with cross-functional teams on innovative data project, which discovers knowledge and makes critical business decisions from huge volume of both internal data and external data for seller risk management.
During this journey, you will be able to understand the core essence of online payment industry and the major risks we are fighting with on a daily basis. Tremendous opportunity to explore cutting-edge big data technologies, the best way to drive for business success in a large enterprise firm and able to connect with the world not only limited with domestic market. Witness your own decision to bring value to the company or bring benefits to our customer.

Job Requirements: 

Passionate about both business domain knowledge as well as data technologies.

Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis and data mining to extract business insight and solve business problem in risk management.

Collaborate with multiple teams inside risk to identify trends and opportunity.

Build, maintain and enhance the data projects in order to drive business results. 

Design and develop the prototype of data application for internal demonstration.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master degree or above in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or related fields.

2+ years related professional experience in analytics / engineering.

Strong logical thinking capability. Understanding of various analytical and modeling methods.

Work with large volumes of data; extract and manipulate large datasets using standard tools such as Python, Hadoop, SPARK, R, SQL

Good communication skills. Fluency in English, both written and oral.

Knowledge of E-commerce, online payment and mobile is a strong plus.

Think outside of the box. Willing to have both hard work and have fun.

Key Competencies Required:

Learn fast and be eager to stretch and grow

Take initiative and be willing to challenge the status quo

Show respect for differences in opinion and work as a team

Possess intellectual curiosity and able to handle ambiguity

Strong business sense and analytical ability

A can-do attitude to carry out a project from scratch to production on a timely basis

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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