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Business Analyst - Payment Analytics

Company: PayPal
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 24, 2022

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:
PayPal is seeking a passionate problem-solving senior Business Analyst to join our Payment Analytics team. This team supports the Merchant Payment Product team by delivering insights, developing hypotheses, designing experiments, and driving the implementation of new product features to help optimize the overall payment processing lifecycle.

Job Description:

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Perform deep-dive analysis using analytical and statistical tools (primarily SQL and Python/R/SAS or similar) on very large, complex, multi-dimensional payments data
  • Partner with Braintree product and sales finance teams on all operational and analytical requests, establish ongoing Braintree transaction expense monitoring system to support business performance tracking and anomaly detection, and conduct in depth analysis into trend deviations
  • Generate actionable insights and recommendations and effectively communicate to senior stakeholders on product performance through pre-post analysis
  • Interface with cross-functional payment product teams to understand various stages of product lifecycle and influence product roadmap
  • Ensure rigorous quality control over data, analyses and metrics, and organizational clarity and alignment for key product performance metrics

    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's / Master's degree in quantitative area strongly preferred - including mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer science, economics or finance.
    • 8+ years' experience in data analytics, payments industry experience preferred
    • Highly analytical with an expertise in SQL/Python/R/SAS and BI software
    • Business acumen, ability to synthesize large quantities of data into clear conclusions/recommendation
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Self-starter proactive team player
    • Highly organized and work well in a fast-paced team environment with a good attention to details


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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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