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PayPal Data Scientist 1 in Shanghai, China

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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.

Master degree or above in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or related fields.

2+ years related professional experience

Strong logical thinking capability. Understanding of various analytical and modeling methods is a strong plus.

Experience in managing large volumes of complex data (SQL,SAS, Excel/VBA, Excel PivotTables) is a strong plus.

Good communication skills. Fluency in English, both written and oral.

Knowledge of E-commerce, online payment and mobile a is a strong plus

Key Competencies Needed:

· Learn fast and be eager to stretch and grow

· Take initiative and be willing to challenge the status quo

· Show respect for differences in opinion and work as a team

· Possess intellectual curiosity and able to handle ambiguity

· Strong business sense and analytical ability

· Possess intellectual curiosity and able to handle ambiguity

· A can-do attitude to carry out a project from scratch to production on a timely basis

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.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