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Sr Analyst, Business Intelligence in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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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 267 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 Business Intelligence team supports PayPal’s executives by delivering world-class performance management solutions and analytics that provide insights on key business drivers, trends, and opportunities. The team’s scope covers all of PayPal’s businesses globally, encompassing 250 million+ active accounts in more than 200 markets. The Team is part of the Global Analytics and Insights Team, reporting up through the CFO organization. The Sr Analyst, Consumer & Merchant BI role reports to the Consumer & Merchant BI Manager, and is a high-impact position with exposure to PayPal’s product team across regions and functions. The person will be responsible for collaborating with multiple data, technology, and business teams to design new business intelligence solutions and optimize the global portfolio of existing BI solutions. The role requires strong analytical skills, and the ability to work with stakeholders across geographies, and enthusiasm to learn and grow.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the data architecture for multiple BI solutions with focus on automation, accuracy, and performance. Streamline and manage ETL for BI dashboards
  • Design and build BI dashboards in short timeframes via rapid prototyping and agile development
  • Apply advanced visualization techniques to reveal business insights
  • Perform rigorous data analysis to proactively identify any inconsistencies or data quality issues. Provide recommendations for improvements
  • Develop a strong understanding of different data sources, and strategically implement data flows for robustness and scalability
  • Demonstrate ability to translate business questions into structured analysis and data analytics into business insights
  • Work to improve the day-to-day activities of the analytics team with technology and automation


  • 3-5 years of experience in business intelligence, analytics, strategy or related functions
  • Minimum 2 years of QlikView/QlikSense design and development experience, with preference for Qlik NPrinting experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience using Advanced SQL on Teradata through SQL Assistant tool
  • Strong analytical skills including experience, familiarity, and ease with analyzing large, multi-dimensional data sets
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills to engage with multiple stakeholders and different teams to deliver BI solutions efficiently
  • Highly motivated, result-oriented self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-pace environment. Proven ability to function well independently as well as in a team
  • Data driven mindset with degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics or Economics. MBA/MS is a plus.

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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