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Engineering Program Manager in Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

We are currently seeking a Program Manager to drive significant programs within the IT Services and Emerging Technologies (ITSET) organization. Programs can span multiple teams, projects, geographic locations, time zones, deliverables, and involve complex technologies. The Program Manager in this role will help plan, execute, track and manage software development activities that enable PayPal ‘s ITSET resources to provide world-class customer solutions to PayPal’s employees. The right candidate will have excellent experience in Portfolio management, change management and organizational dynamics and preferably someone who has had managed global IT projects for software and new technology deployments to 5,000 users or more.

Job Description

Coordinate planning and delivery efforts across various technology, vendor and Infrastructure teams.

Organize and lead go-live planning activities resulting in the creation of project or program roadmaps. 

Lead other technical engineers to ensure work is properly allocated, planned, and executed for multiple projects.

Manage major collective activities, issues, and risks across teams in support of the program or project.

Ensure measurable KPIs are developed for projects, and that they align to the overall KPIs for the technology space.

Manage stakeholder communication.  Ensure regular, active communication with adjacent project and external stakeholders, including international regions.

Identify project impediments and address including proper escalation to individuals/groups as needed.

Contributes to and demonstrates a solid understanding of program vision and roadmap.

Maintain awareness of cross product/program synergies and actively communicate opportunities to simplify work across teams.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience.

8-10 years of relevant professional experience - Project management experience organizing multiple teams performing infrastructure/software/product development is a “must have”.

Successful track record of deploying software or new technology to multiple regions impacting at least 5,000 users.

Experience in supporting ServiceNow is a plus.

Proven ability to develop effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology stakeholders and multiple geographies

Strong technical acumen and experience in multiple aspects of Information Technology is a plus.

Good knowledge of project management process, project management software tools, templates, and management techniques.

Good leadership skills, self-motivated and a self-starter with a “Can do” attitude.

Team player, energetic personality, quality minded, focused, committed, able to work independently in a fast paced, changing environment.

High degree of professional confidence and credibility with effective presence, strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate technical concepts and plans at all levels.

Strong negotiation skills in all mediums and throughout all levels of the organization.

Strong problem-solving skills, able to prioritize among many conflicting needs, advocate a course of action, and pursue it consistently.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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