Sr.Business Systems Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

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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 286 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.

Job Description Summary: Senior Analyst, Global Professional Services Analytics

Primary Job Responsibilities:

PayPal is the leading global online payment service built for the digital age. We now have over 188 million active customers around the world and handle almost a fifth of the world’s online payments. And we’re delivering the future of money – today. You can use PayPal anytime, anywhere, anyway. PayPal continues to drive connected commerce across all channels - online, mobile and in-store. Last year, we handled nearly $66 billion in mobile payments alone. Constantly innovating, creating experiences our customers love.

PayPal seeks a business-savvy, data-driven and collaborative Senior Analyst to join the Global Professional Services Organization.

The mission of the team is to foster a data-driven culture and drive end-to-end customer thinking throughout PayPal – converting analysis and insights through to value articulation and realization.

About You:

Do you love data and analytics, and look forward to helping PayPal teams make data-driven decisions with your insights? Then this role is for you, particularly if you are:

  • Curious, inquisitive and love digging into data and uncovering insights
  • Analytically savvy and intellectually honest, helping teams make data-driven decision
  • Understand the importance of enabling self-service, data-driven decisions for both technical and non-technical global users
  • Passionate about data visualization, helping tell the story in a visually appealing way
  • Motivated and unafraid to experiment with data in a fast-pace environment, and can deliver results in collaboration with the analytics team
  • Enjoy learning, sharing knowledge, and  a fast-paced collaborative team environment, and values sharing knowledge and expertise with team members
  • Fun-loving, with a passion for learning, sharing knowledge and self-development

Job Requirements:

  • 3-6 years of related experience in Analytics in a fast-paced and matrixed environment. Previous experience in product, business or financial analytics is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact with stakeholders across organizations
  • Presentation skills with the ability to interact with technical and non-technical groups
  • Problem solving skills, with ability to drive action and impact
  • Reporting skills, as an administrator and user:
    • Required skills - Advanced Tableau, Advanced Microsoft Excel
    • Great to have skills - experience with MicroStrategy, Einstein Analytics, reporting, Data Warehouse applications (Teradata preferred, other platforms may be considered). Experience building financial models and scenario planning is a plus. 
  • Coding skills:
  • Required skills – Advanced SQL/Teradata
  • Great to have skills – R, SAS, Python, or other analytical tools
  • Ability to tell a story through data visualization and translate analysis into actionable insights and recommendations
  • Ability to approach problems in a quantitative and qualitative manner, draw meaningful conclusions, and make recommendations
  • Ability to prioritize, follow-up with stakeholders, and proactively highlight project opportunities and risks  
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • No travel required

Responsibilities include:

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative and qualitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data
  • Partner with analytics team to relate the big-picture and help inform, influence, support, and execute our business decisions
  • Deep dive analysis on large datasets using SQL/Teradata or other tools and structuring of analyses using MS Excel. Experience in web analytics tools (e.g., Adobe Omniture, Google Analytics)
  • Knowledge about statistical modeling & statistical analysis. Familiarity with statistical packages (SAS, R or others) and other reporting tools is an advantage.
  • Deliver high quality analysis and data visualization, conveying complex concepts in easy to understand terms with audience appropriate information and recommendations
  • Create and maintain management reporting dashboards using reporting tools such as Tableau, Qlikview etc.
  • Use data insights to identify optimization opportunities across PayPal, and be willing to test and iterate
  • Develop a deep understanding of PayPal’s products, data, and applications
  • Support global and regional strategic initiatives across GPS
  • Collaborate with global colleagues and partner organizations to ensure consistency and sharing of insights as “one team”

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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