Domain Driven Design Arch Enablement Pod in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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 286 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.

Business Title: Architect in Development – Domain Driven Design, Enablement Pods Hiring Manager: Varun Kumar, Director, Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement

Business Context:

Today, PayPal is operating in a more dynamic market, with more capable competitors than ever before. To meet our ambitions for democratizing access to the digital economy and financial services, we need to play our very best game. That’s why PayPal is transforming its business to be more customer centric and global in mindset to solve customer problems. Alongside Sales and Product functions, the Marketing function will be central to this transformation. Its ambition is to create and embed a bold new operating model that will position PayPal to compete and win in the market. It will empower marketers on the frontline and our Marketing function more broadly with the knowledge, skills, platforms and capabilities to do exceptional work.

The Team – Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement:

Historically, all Regions (NA, EMEA, APAC) have run separate Marketing functions and have had different operational set ups. As part of the Global Marketing transformation program, all regional teams have been consolidated in to one and the new Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement team has been established. The Global Marketing Ops Transformation & Enablement team are tasked with designing and driving this bold new operating model, establishing a blueprint for the future where people, process and technology come together as one. Creating new ways of working that elevate our ability to deliver our marketing plans and innovate continuously. The team are very well regarded, highly skilled and innovative with over 220 full time and agency support staff building our organization structure, process and technology for change. For you to succeed on this team it is important for you to be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy, to continuously learn and have a curious mindset, to understand and help drive a DevOps Culture, to be proactive, collaborative and to have a sense of humour (optional).

Location: San Jose, London, Bangalore

Travel: Main destinations will include San Jose (Global HQ) & Global Hubs: New York, London, Singapore.

Job Description, T-Profile:

Depth Type: Deep

  • Deep expertise on Domain Driven Design, Architecture patterns, UML, SOLID Principle and REST.
  • Frontend – React OR Backend - Node, Java/Kotlin ecosystem.

Breadth Type: Narrow

  • Technology Architecture and Development.
  • Digital Marketing domain.
  • Good knowledge of Architecture patterns for Security, Big Data and Infrastructure.

What will your week look like?

You are selectively participating in Scrum Ceremonies of Growth (business) teams and Enablement (technology) teams and coaching everyone on Ubiquitous language of the domain. You are acquiring knowledge of the Marketing domain and continue to distill the Domain Model from Marketing. The domain model is being referenced by your team and other engineering teams all the time to make decisions. You are owning and peer coding architecture for at least one subdomain to acquire knowledge and keep architecture real in code.

Skills to be used: Domain driven design and Ubiquitous language, Architecture and Design patterns with at least 50% time hands-on ensure the architecture is implemented in code.

What will your quarter look like?

You are rotating the subdomain for which you were architecting and peer programming. Through rotation, you acquire more knowledge of the domain and can remodel the domain for better understanding. You are maintaining architecture decision records, just enough UML diagrams and Architecture presentation to enabling discovery of domain and delivery of business value. Your efforts are keeping knowledge debt at a minimum in all teams. You are refactoring for deeper insight and keeping evolving Ubiquitous language. You are continuously refactoring sub-domains and translating context maps into code and consumer-driven contracts for outside teams. You have a full understanding of PYPL Enterprise Architecture and its domain model. With this understanding, you are partnering with different technology and product teams. You are starting to use the domain model to articulate a view on organization structure for PYPL Marketing.

Skills to be used: Application, Business and Infrastructure modelling & architecture – Conceptual, Logical, Physical and Integration model. Domain driven design and practices. Team management against the domain model.

What will your year look like?

You are applying strategic design patterns to improve the domain. You are aligned and aware of the enterprise wide vision. You are distilling the domain model so that we focus on essence. Your hard work is getting the large scale structure to evolve with Marketing integrated even better with wide PYPL organization. Now the organization can become truely agile with correct subdomains defined and efficient handover between teams.

Skills to be used: Marketing Domain and PYPL Enterprise Architecture understanding. Collaboration and team management.

Education & Experience required:

  • Technology degree Education and Technology certifications.
  • Multiple year, Domain Driven architecture project experience in Agile environments, working in Product and Platform thinking teams. Experience in Marketing Domain.
  • Essential experience in managing multiple small/medium workstreams in parallel. 
  • Digital marketing experiences a big plus

Key Stakeholders & Relationships:

  • Core Technology Engineering teams in Product and Engineering orgs
  • Global Go To Market & Global Marketing, Growth, Channel Planners,, Creative Lab
  • Offshore Dev Teams, Campaign Delivery Experts, Process Design Devs, Enablement Pods
  • Agencies & Partners: Multiple

PayPal Behaviours:

  • Deliver Stand out Results – develops decisive strategies that deliver tangible results
  • Execute Well – focuses the business area on strategic priorities; operates clear, simple systems
  • Compete to Win – identifies consumer and competitor focussed business opportunities
  • Innovate – leads effectively in a dynamic, fast-changing environment; challenges convention
  • Enable and Grow Talent – builds capability and a succession pipeline
  • Lead Completely – contributes to the business leadership agenda; sets business area vision
  • Navigate the Matrix – organisational awareness, engages widely with peers and seniors across PayPal

What we offer?

  • Be a part of a dynamic company helping shape the commece landscape
  • Concrete experience with strategic thinking and on-the-ground drive and execution
  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations
  • A supportive environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn


From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. We are passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

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



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