Senior Credit Risk Analyst in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tel Aviv
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0036030

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.

A typical day for the Senior Credit Risk Analyst will include:

PayPal's Credit Risk Organization is responsible for managing the risk throughout the lifecycle of PayPal's credit products. This is a rapidly growing organization where the contributions by the team members can immediately impact PayPal's bottom line and create experiences that our customers love.
We are launching a new credit risk end-to-end team in Tel Aviv that will develop new ways to leverage PayPal’s big data and will come up with innovative credit risk management strategies.
The ideal candidates are problem solvers, equipped with strong analytical skills suited to approach varied challenges in complex environments. A deep desire to make an impact in a new domain and the ability to both understand and influence PayPal’s business objectives.



What does Success Look Like?  


In your role as a Senior Credit Risk Analyst, you will:



Deliver decision strategies

  • Develop data-driven decision strategies to support the business’ global financial goals
  • Utilize bottom up, story-based, innovative techniques to apply analytical know how onto PayPal’s credit risk strategies


Support new credit products

  • Guide the development of cutting edge credit products, adding those to PayPal’s suite of consumer and merchant products
  • Work to achieve loss targets while maximizing approval rates and loan origination
  • Work with regional BUs, credit product and platform team to develop scalable products


Drive End-to-End processes in the Risk organization

  • Manage long-term processes from start to finish
  • Measure performance against KPIs and goals
  • Maintain ongoing communication with stakeholders and peers across the credit organization and PayPal teams





About You

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in one of the following: economics, finance, engineering, exact sciences, etc.
  • 2+ years work experience in relevant positions (e.g. Data analyst, statistician, data scientist, FP&A, product/process manager, risk management, army intelligence units)
  • Proven analytical skills- a minimum score of 700 on the psychometric test (or an equivalent) or 85 grade average from university in a quantitative field
  • Excellent spoken and written English – a must
  • Experience in the credit / lending domain – an advantage
  • Technical orientation (Experience with programming/scripting language / SQL – an advantage)
  • Quick-thinker, fast learner, wide general knowledge, problem solver
  • Foreign languages – an advantage


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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