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Director, Data Management Oversight in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/10/2021

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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 375 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.

Join the Global Data Management Oversight team at PayPal where we are building a global framework to effectively manage and oversee data risk. We are helping rethink how we use data at PayPal to fulfill the needs of our customers (both internal and external). We drive creation of delightful, frictionless and complaint payment experiences while maximizing the value of our data. In this role you will get an opportunity to define the data management oversight program. As Director, Global Data Management Oversight you will have opportunity to define policies associated with data risk and compliance management. This position will require a significant amount of collaboration across all business areas within PayPal Core and its adjacencies.


  • Manage changes/updates to the Enterprise Data Governance policy, inclusive of coordinating any additional policies that need to be developed to ensure oversight and control of data management activities across the company.
  • Operate as a change agent across PayPal, guiding and directing various data risk and compliance management activities, focusing on growing the maturity level within the company.  
  • Develop oversight framework for Enterprise Metadata, enterprise data quality, and master data
  • Participate in the data governance forums
  • Align data management oversight to enterprise risk and compliance management policies and process
  • Provide the ability to connect the dots across various data initiatives-defining and executing the data initiatives alignment framework and on-going processes.
  • Educate and train Risk Control Officers across all business areas to understand the components of the Enterprise Data Governance Policy and how to comply with the policy.
  • Work with the Enterprise Data Management team to align policy requirements to the data management procedures and guidelines
  • Develop independent program testing associated with compliance to policies
  • Align Enterprise Data management policy to external regulations, such as, GDPR, CCPA, etc.
  • Identify and stay abreast of data related regulatory requirements.


  • 10+ years of experience in data management and/or risk and compliance programs
  • 10+ years of program development and project management experience
  • Strong skills in team leadership and building positive business partner relationships
  • Strong networking skills and ability to work across multiple organizations to accomplish diverse goals
  • Must have a high degree of expertise in data management-understanding of how all facets of data management are integrated to provide best value.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical development teams
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with data related regulations including privacy, cybersecurity, data localization, open banking


BS degree in Engineering, policy, related field

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.

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