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Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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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:

What you need to know about the role:
The Global Financial Crimes & Customer Protection (GFCCP) organization is responsible for detecting and preventing financial crimes and providing protections and remediation paths to PayPal’s customers. This includes rigorous programs for Sanctions, Customer Identity, Fraud Defense Command Center (FDCC), Consumer Risk Investigations, Resolutions and Protections, Brand Risk Management, Due Diligence, and SAR, all of which require data- driven insights to drive regional and global strategies and regulatory requirements.

Meet our team:
The GFCCP Sr. Data Scientist, as a member of the Data, Infrastructure, Analytics, & Insights (DAIS) team, will support the technical analysis, development, and implementation of metrics-based reporting, AIML forecasting, and visualization, including internal operational management, policy, key performance indicator, and board/committee level reporting and analysis.

Job Description:

Your way to impact:

Successful candidates will offer a strategic perspective, sound business judgment, deep data science and analytical capabilities, and a collaborative working style. They will possess strong intellectual curiosity, a deep understanding of PayPal’s products and associated typologies, and have experience with PayPal data systems. Skills in problem solving, rigorous analysis, and distilling complex and voluminous data into concise summaries will be critical. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to manage conflicting priorities to a defined timeline, and strong project management and communication skills. Demonstrated working knowledge in SQL, Python, ML algorithms, dashboard development, relational database fundamentals and data warehouse architecture is required.

Your day to day:

  • Expertise in the underlying investigative processes driving the data to provide meaningful insights into the health of each program
  • Build and maintain advanced AIML forecasting models including LSTM, ARIMA, Prophet, TBATS, and others
  • Prepare, extract, and analyze data covering a wide range of both customer and operational data
  • Design and implement innovative reports and insightful approaches to identify business opportunities
  • Partner closely with GFCCP stakeholders on envisioning new reporting and analysis opportunities while continually enhancing existing reports
  • Perform ongoing analysis of program related data (KPIs) and trends. Develop ad-hoc reports as requested to support oversight of the programs
  • Meet regularly with global teams to communicate process changes, improve standards and procedures.
  • Create and distribute reports and other essential intelligence while also providing context for trends and patterns within those reporting packages
  • Use data to help management and operations identify and escalate business issues and opportunities

What do you need to bring

  • 6+ years of experience with machine learning, database query tools, and RDBMS technology. Teradata and Google BigQuery are the RDBMS in use but candidates with strong Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, MySQL etc. will be considered
  • Excellent Excel skills (including pivot tables, functions, macros, charts)
  • Excellent data science, reporting, and business analysis skills. Experience with data/statistical analysis tools such as SAS, R, Python required.
  • Data visualization experience using an Enterprise Reporting tool like Tableau, Looker, ThoughtSpot, SSRS, Business Objects, Cognos, MicroStrategy


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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:
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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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