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Sr. Data Scientist in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

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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 305 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.

Looking for a Data Science professional with 6+ years of relevant experience & strong problem-solving ability and a knack for statistical analysis

Job Description:

  • Work with business partners and stake holders to understand the business, formulate the problems, come up with the solutions and communicate them back effectively to non-technical audience
  • Analyze data to identify trends, perform root cause analysis and test hypotheses
  • Design A/B testing experiment set ups and measure their performance across product platform & marketing
  • Work with large volumes of data; extract, manipulate & visualize large datasets using standard tools such as SQL, Python, R & Tableau
  • Lead complex, multifunctional data science projects
  • Communicate complex concepts and the results of the models and analyses to technical and non-technical audience
  • Design, develop and implement real-time, highly automated solutions to solve credit business problems and improve existing monitoring capabilitie


  • Advance degree (MS or PhD) in science or engineering field with 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to deal with large amount of data and fluency with SQL or SQL-like tools
  • Proven track record of building and implementing automated advanced analytical solutions
  • Experience in leading cross-functional, highly complex Data Science projects
  • Data Mining experience in Python, R.
  • Familiar with various Machine Learning algorithms and Statistical methods
  • Have a passion for working on big data and professional experience in data mining, statistical analysis, predictive modeling and data manipulation
  • Financial services or eCommerce experience a big 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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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