Sr. Business Analyst at PayPal Inc.

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: San Francisco, California

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:
PayPal is seeking a passionate problem-solving senior Business Analyst to join our Merchant 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 product performance 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.

  • 5+ 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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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
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