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Data Scientist 1

Data Scientist 1
San Jose, California
110,000 - 170,000
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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:

Bill Me Later, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of PayPal, Inc., seeks Data Scientist 1 in San Jose, CA:

Job Duties: Provide analytical insights by analyzing various types of data, including mining Bill Me Later, Inc.’s customer data, review of relevant cases/samples, and incorporation of feedback from teammates. Work closely with business partners and stakeholders to determine how to design analysis, testing, and measurement approaches that will significantly improve Bill Me Later, Inc.’s ability to understand and address emerging business issues. Produce intelligent, scalable, and automated solutions by leveraging Data Science skills. Work closely with Technology teams on development of new capabilities to define requirements and priorities based on data analysis and business knowledge. Lead analytical projects independently, while setting goals, providing benefit estimations, defining workflows, and coordinating timelines in advance. Provide updates to leadership, peers and other stakeholders that will simplify and clarify complex concepts and the results of analyses effectively with emphasis on the actionable outcomes and impact to business.

Job Description:

Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Data Science, Data Analytics or closely related quantitative discipline.

Special Skill Requirements:

(1) Python

(2) SQL

(3) Data Analysis

(4) Statistical Analysis (Hypothesis Test, t-test, chi-square test, or A/B testing)

(5) Pandas Dataframes

(6) Machine Learning Algorithms

(7) Predictive Modeling (Knowledge of Algorithms like Decision Trees and Random


Additional Job Description:

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Actual compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills and experience. The total compensation for this position may include standard company benefits. For more information, visit The expected base salary for this role is $94,827 to $176,000 per year.

Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.



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Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:
Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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