PayPal Analytic Data Scientist in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Analytic Data Scientistin Tel Avivat PayPal

Date Posted: 8/14/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 8/14/2017

  • Job ID: R0019444

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

Global Risk and Data Sciences (GRDS) is the largest group in PayPal’s Risk Management organization. The team is comprised of data researchers, analysts, modelers, and software engineers; and is uniquely focused on developing models, components and technology to aid in detecting and preventing all forms of fraud and risk affecting the PayPal $240B payments network.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Asking the right questions, and doing whatever it takes to answer them

  • Data mining and extracting information in PayPal’s Big Data environment

  • Analyzing various kinds of data and concluding actionable insights

  • Independent research and innovation in new content and technological domains, while supporting existing projects

  • Broaden the analytic playing field by using a wide range of research tools and methods, including applying scientific knowledge where relevant

  • The role encompasses acquisition and application of vast knowledge areas over a short period of time and requires a strong sense of personal responsibility


  • Strong analytical skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or similar. Average 85 and above from top universities.

  • 1-2 years of related work experience

  • Code writing capability in any programming language (Python, R, Java, Scala, etc.)

  • Experience in Machine-Learning, Data Mining or Statistics – an advantage

  • Hadoop experience (MapReduce, PIG, Hive, Spark) – an advantage

  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Team worker, responsible, delivery-oriented

Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.