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About PayPay

PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 58M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 has hugely diversified employees who are from 50 different countries. To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm, the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technologies , we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.

Our biggest competitor is "cash". We are seeking for people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed that other companies could never achieve, and who are passionate about promoting and spreading such a financial life platform in a short time along with professionalism.

Team Mission

  • To drive product improvements by engineering systems founded on a scientific understanding of user and merchant behavior
  • Our scope of work spans engineering, product science, data science, machine learning, statistical inference, optimization, and BI analytics

Responsibilities

  • Drive product innovations and improvements with scientific research and analysis
  • Conduct experiments and hypothesis testing to understand user and merchant behavior
  • Measure and monitor product KPIs to identify product opportunities and successes
  • Process, analyze, and create visualizations for both structured and unstructured data
  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers, and stakeholders to quickly iterate the product development cycle

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, or equivalent
  • Solid background in experimental design, data analytics, and scientific research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and/or Japanese
  • More than three years of experience as a data scientist, product scientist, machine learning engineer, or equivalent role
  • Proficiency in at least one primary language (e.g., Java, Scala, Python) and SQL (any variant)
  • Experience working effectively with cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Machine Learning, or equivalent
  • More than five years of experience as a data scientist, product scientist, machine learning engineer, or equivalent role
  • Experience with Big Data technologies like BigQuery, Spark, Hadoop, AWS Redshift, Kafka, or Kinesis streaming
  • Experience with AWS services such as Glue, SageMaker, Athena, and S3
  • A track record of working in a fast-paced environment and dealing with ambiguous requirements
  • Experience designing experiments with causal inference

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Working Conditions

Employment Status
  • Full Time
Office Location
Work Hours
  • Super Flex Time (No Core Time)
  • In principle, 10:00am-6:45pm (actual working hours: 7h45m + 1h break)
Holidays
  • Two days off per week (as well as national holidays, New Year's break(December 29th to January 4th))
  • Paid leave, congratulatory and bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, family care leave etc
Salary
  • Annual salary paid in 12 installments (monthly)
  • Based on skills, experience, and abilities
  • Reviewed once a year
  • Special Incentive once a year *Based on company performance and individual contribution and evaluation
  • Late overtime allowance, Work from anywhere allowance (JPY100,000)
Benefits
  • Social Insurance (health insurance, employee pension, employment insurance and compensation insurance)
  • 401K
  • Language Learning support
  • Translation/Interpretation support
  • VISA sponsor + Relocation support

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PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 

PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 has hugely diversified employees who are from 50 different countries. 

To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm, the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technologies , we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.

Our biggest competitor is "cash". We are seeking for people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed that other companies could never achieve, and who are passionate about promoting and spreading such a financial life platform in a short time along with professionalism.

About our working style, we had introduced a new personnel system called WFA (Working From Anywhere*). At PayPay, we work fully remotely in Japan. Therefore, the working place or your living place doesn't matter. Even if you are living in a local area, the salary and benefit package will be at an international level while you enjoy working with world class colleagues. You will find such a way of working at PayPay! *This WFA policy is applicable only within Japan.

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