PayPal Senior Risk Analyst in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Senior Risk Analystin Tel Avivat PayPal

Date Posted: 6/5/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 6/5/2017

  • Job ID: R0018915

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

Risk Analysts are highly motivated team players who specialize in analyzing fraud patterns and creating and adapting advanced proprietary fraud prevention mechanisms in a global environment. The analysts overcome challenges presented by big data, evolving fraud techniques and new payment technologies by leveraging area expertise, data science, advanced classification algorithms and story-based analytics. They follow those mechanisms’ development process from start to finish, and work closely with technologists and developers to bring their analytical insights to life.

The ideal candidates are problem solvers, equipped with strong analytical skills suited to approach varied challenges in complex environments. Adept at creative and critical thinking, they are able to deconstruct the problem and transform personal insights into large scale, state-of-the-art solutions.

Responsibilities :

Deliver decision strategies

  • Develop data-driven decision strategies to support the business’ global financial goals

  • Work with PayPal’s detailed business data to optimize performance and minimize financial loss across multiple products, global regions and financial systems

Support Product and Business Organisations

  • Guide the development of customer-facing products to enhance the PayPal experience around the world

  • Work to reduce friction, improve conversion and Risk decision accuracy through product changes

  • Support merchant integration, strategic partnerships and more by working with the Business Unit’s integration engineers and account managers

Drive End-to-End processes in the Risk organization

  • Manage long-term processes from start to finish

  • Measure performance against KPIs and goals

  • Maintain ongoing communication with stakeholders and peers across the Risk organization and PayPal teams.

Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above

  • 2+ years work experience in relevant positions (e.g. Data analyst, statistician, data scientist, FP&A, product/process manager, risk management, army intelligence units)

  • Proven analytical skills- a minimum score of 700 on the psychometric test (or an equivalent) or 85 grade average from university in a quantitative field

  • Excellent spoken and written English – a must

  • Technical orientation (Experience with programming/scripting language / SQL – an advantage)

  • Familiarity with SAS/R – an advantage

  • Quick-thinker, fast learner, wide general knowledge, problem solver

  • Foreign languages – an advantage

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.