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PayPal Data Scientist in China

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 375 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 Requirements

  • Use advanced statistical/data mining/machine learning techniques to build analytical solutions.

  • Manage and deploy a global platform that provides loss monitoring and an automated ability to deploy rules to combat new fraud attacks.

  • Collaborate with x-functional teams to develop tools and processes to enhance efficiency of risk monitoring and quick response of loss mitigation.

  • Demonstrate good general business knowledge and business acumen especially on payment industry. Thinks and communicates well in business terms.

  • Develop tools and processes to improve the overall efficiency of risk management solution.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master degree above with 1+ years of risk management, analytics, modeling, etc. in financial services, payment services, or merchant account acquiring companies or related experience, or equivalent.

  • Strong in analytics, with the strategic thinking capability to solve the business problem from end to end.

  • Experience and knowledge of the latest data-mining/machine learning technologies, algorithms and tools.

  • Proficiency in coding languages like SQL, SAS, Python etc. and fluent in Linux/Unix.

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Results driven team player with proven execution skills.

  • Big plus for being familiar with Big Data, Hadoop.

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