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Sr Analyst, Business Intelligence in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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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 Global 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 reports to the Corporate & Finance BI Manager, and will work on developing KPI’s, maintaining and improving performance dashboards used by PayPal’s executive leadership, and driving adoption. Additionally, the Sr. Analyst will be part of multiple innovation strategies to improve the visualization, automation, performance, and quality controls of all solutions. This role will provide extensive exposure to management and teams across the organization.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Develop a strong understanding of different data sources, and strategically implement data flows for robustness and scalability.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and optimize SQL queries to ensure consistency across all dashboards.
  • Work with BI platforms to transform data effectively and support various reports across multiple technologies.
  • Work closely with other teams across the organization to ensure accuracy and consistency of data.
  • Keeping track of new features and enhancements and scope out challenges and opportunities.
  • Project management of solution development including design, ETL, data quality, and stakeholder communication and feedback.
  • Perform rigorous data analysis to proactively identify any inconsistencies or data quality issues. Provide recommendations for improvements.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience in business intelligence, computer science, or related functions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Mastery of SQL and experience with BI reporting tools (e.g. Tableau, Qlikview) and databases (Oracle, Teradata, Hadoop)
  • Experience with statistical/mathematical programming languages (e.g. Matlab, R) is a plus
  • Experience with Python is a plus
  • Experience in Financial Services and Payments is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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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