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Data Scientist 2, Pricing

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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.

The Pricing Analytics team at PayPal plays a critical role in driving acceleration for PayPal’s top and bottom line by using the scientific method to advocate for decisions founded in data-driven insights. This team sits at the intersection of Strategy, Pricing, and Analytics and has a front-row seat to Senior Leadership discussions on PayPal’s monetization strategy. We are looking for exceptional analytics professional to join this highly visible team. This person will drive large-scale impact for the business from week one and as such must have a well-rounded skill set including an excellent quantitative background, keen business acumen, and strong leadership traits.

What You Will Do:

Provide holistic recommendations for segment level pricing optimizations that can drive meaningful financial benefit for PayPal without jeopardizing customer experience
Perform deep-dive analytics including: Cohort analysis, Pre-Post analysis, Sensitivity analysis, Financial projections, and additional ad-hoc exercises
Develop business-friendly reporting tools and dashboards to monitor overall pricing hygiene, analyze portfolio trends, and flag any opportunities or issues
Play a crucial role in collaboration with our partners in finance to ensure transparency and alignment of data, views, and metrics
Develop financial models to articulate the value of new initiatives, changes to existing initiatives, and process improvements.
Be a thought leader in the Pricing Analytics space for new forms of analysis and model techniques that drive performance-improving changes
Work with a geographically distributed team towards greater and greater quality deliverables, expanded skills, and growing needs of data science skills and more
Mentor junior analysts on tools, methods, and frameworks for solving problems

Job requirements:

Curiosity the number one trait we look for in our team
Solid programming skills in at least one language (SQL, R, Python preferred), ideally reflected in your responsibilities on recent projects
Experience in at least one or more of the following: A/B testing, cluster analysis, breakeven/sensitivity analysis, time series forecasting, customer lifecycle value modeling
Must be comfortable working with data visualization software (e.g., Tableau, QlikView) to build self-serve reports
Must be capable of collaborating with and leading cross-functional and cross-cultural teams
Leadership presence and an ability to clearly and crisply communicate complex analyses in a storytelling format
Experience negotiating with internal stakeholders to balance speed, quality, and methodology with deliverables to achieve win-win outcomes
A consummate team player who focuses not just on the “What” but the “How”
A sense of humor Take your work seriously but not yourself

Education & Work Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (MBA a plus)
4-8 years in an analytical or similar number’s heavy role
Multiple years of experience in a stakeholder/client-facing role (influence is a key part of this job)

Prior experience in financial services, e-commerce, or payments is a big plus. Prior experience in pricing is also a plus.

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.

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