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Sr. Business Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0044797

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.

The Global Product Data Services is a newly formed team in the Payments organization under Customer Experiences and Technology. Its vision is to “Provide Enterprise Product Data at lower cost and better quality”. To achieve this vision, we are looking for people with a passion and curiosity to solve customer problems with data. The internal stakeholders for the Program include but are not limited to PayPal Inc.’s Product Teams, Accounting and Finance, Sales, Risk, Customer Service, Treasury and Strategy Teams. Our External stakeholders include Regulators, Customers, Third Party Service Providers and Banks.

The Position is for a Business Systems Analyst to work on the Real time data integration hub with Transaction State Management. This involves working across PayPal and its subsidiaries to ingest payments, contextual and end to end transaction state data into an Operational Data Store for downstream analytics by multiple stakeholders.

The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for understanding the end to end payments data flow, and working with downstream users to understand the use cases for this data. He/She should do a gap analysis and build a data mapping to support the use cases.

The position is in PayPal’s Technology group. The team builds and supports data platforms and solutions for the company. The position will report to Lead Product manager of iHub.

Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Can triage and resolve data / process issues 
  • Ability to understand data and map to a use case.
  • Ability to do gap analysis and identify the impact
  • Understand basic data modeling concepts
  • Good understanding of data processing, data structure optimization and design for scalability
  • Excellent communication and team player skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams for successful delivery of solutions.
  • Ability to multi task and manage priorities
  • Good understanding of database principles and SQL beyond just data access.

    Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or technical field or equivalent
  • 5+ years in high technology, internet services.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including presentation experience to large and diverse audiences.
  • Seasoned experience using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience with Jira, Agile methodologies
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Payments knowledge is a huge plus
  • Experience with Data Products/solutions 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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