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Manager, Product Data Science

Company: PayPal, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are 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. We're a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We're guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world. 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Job Description Summary: Lead Data Scientist - Product Analytics 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 over 300 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. The instrumentation & analytics team seeks a top-performing, highly motivated analytics expert to join a center of excellence at PayPal that is at the heart of driving data-driven decision-making. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple business/engineering groups, use your knowledge and experience to elevate the quality of tracking & instrumentation across the company, help data engineers build scalable platforms that produce business metrics, and enable monitoring of those metrics. You will wear several different hats, but one that you will wear consistently is a leader. Strong analytics knowledge, experience with SQL, and a desire to drive positive change are key to success in this role. Job Description: The Role: Partner closely with other Product Managers to understand new product offerings being built and work with analysts to recommend the right metrics to measure the performance of those features Provide strategic and tactical guidance on specific data elements that need to be tracked to enable tracking of metrics and assess user behavior Collaborate closely with engineering teams, provide ongoing support to help instrument tracking elements Collaborate with data platform teams to build/enhance necessary data platforms to provide metrics & business insights and build alerts to monitor those metrics. Develop a strong understanding of the PayPal tracking infrastructure; Identify and act upon opportunities for simplicity, consistency, and re-usability of tracking code. Train and provide expert consultation to product management, engineering, analytics, and other teams on tracking standards, tools, and processes Document best practices for data tracking and maintain documentation for self-service use. Synthesizing large volumes of data with attention to granular details and influence business partners to drive positive change. Challenge the status quo, and drive data backed decision making. Analyze merchant product performance and health, triage issues, and provide recommendation on the best course solution and optimization. Build automated tableau/Looker dashboards to enable self-serve on insights. Build scalable data cubes to support daily/weekly refreshes of dashboards. Work with Data engineering to put prototypes of databases in production. Required Skills: Data driven mindset with a degree in any quantitative discipline such as Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics 6-8 years of experience analyzing large, multi-dimensional data sets and synthesizing insights into actionable solutions (preferably in the FinTech domain) Advanced SQL, Excel, and visualization tools such as Tableau; experience with a statistical programming language like R or Python preferred Good understanding of statistics (A/B testing) Prior work experience in a product analytics space would be highly valued Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, to influence cross-functional teams Subsidiary: PayPal Travel Percent: 0 For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal's 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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. 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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com. 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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