About PayPal

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American multinational financial technology company operating an online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers, and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders

Responsibilities of the Candidate:

Design, develop, and maintain data-driven solutions for PayPal consumer risk management Makes sound decisions that balance risk, user experience, and financial performance

Identify and address problems and issues during the normal course of work and respond to risk mitigation needs quickly to solve issues

Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results on matters of significance to the business

Identify opportunities and gaps within the current portfolio of PayPal’s Fraud Risk controls, including continuously evolving fraud trends

Formulate & propose solutions to ensure optimal balance between user experience, business enablement, operational expense, and loss exposure

Communicate concise and actionable business strategies and present new strategy recommendations to senior management for approval

Monitor the performance of existing & new solutions and optimize them to ensure desired results

Work closely with partners in Risk Platform, Data Sciences, Operations, Product Management, Legal & Compliance, and other teams to formulate and execute fraud risk solutions


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or related quantitative discipline preferred

Proven credit/fraud risk analytics experience or equivalent

Must be an intuitive, organized analytical thinker, with the ability to perform detailed analysis strong in analytics and problem-solving. experienced with data mining and analytical tools Proficient with SQL, SAS, Python, Unix, R, etc