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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary: We are seeking a talented and driven AI Machine Learning Engineer to join PayPal’s nascent Strategic Generative AI Unit (“SGAU”). The SGAU’s charter is to orchestrate and facilitate adoption of Generative AI techniques and algorithms across enterprise business use cases by providing technical consulting as well as conducting applied R&D to explore building in house generative AI capabilities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing and implementing machine learning and software engineering solutions across large enterprises, working to create the necessary engineering answers to integrate vendors’ LLM products or applications with PayPal’s infrastructure. In this role, you will work closely with Business Solutions Consultants, ML Scientists, and PayPal’s business units’ engineering teams to identify and address potential implementation problems.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and build the best performant solutions/models to solve specific business problems
  • Partner with PayPal’s business unit’s engineering teams to identify and address implementation issues for both internally and externally developed Generative AI LLMs and applications
  • Assist ML Scientist’s with conducting applied R&D to experiment with fine tuning of generative AI models for PayPal’s data sources and evaluate trade-offs in performance / cost vs equivalent vendor or open source capabilities
  • Stay up to date with the latest NLP/LLM generative AI techniques and trends
  • Present findings and recommendations to senior management

 


Requirements
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  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • Strong experience in developing and deploying machine learning solutions with a focus on NLP/NLU, LLMs and Generative AI
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, TensorFlow/PyTorch and NLP techniques and tools such as Hugging Face, OpenAI GPT models
  • Experience with cloud/big data technologies like GCP/AWS/Azure, Hadoop, Spark, Kubernetes.
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team

 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with LLMs, Prompt Engineering, RLHF and other NLP and NLU techniques in financial services.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and data modeling
  • Experience with Fintech and/or Financial Services industry

 

If you are a self-starter who is passionate about machine learning and has a strong interest in how Generative AI can reshape PayPal, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a supportive work environment where innovation and creativity are highly valued.

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.

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 [email protected].

 

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated

 

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $84500 to $204600 

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

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 [email protected].

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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