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Full Stack Engineering Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/2/2020

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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 305 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.

As an Engineering Manager, you will influence the consumer experience for PayPal’s customers in 200+ countries. We are looking for someone who is motivated, versatile, and hands-on as you are responsible for leading and developing a team of skilled engineers, helping with design, implementation and delivering state of the art web and mobile experiences. You have deep experience in building customer facing products that involve web interfaces, mobile applications, as well as mid-tier and backend components. Business acumen, hands-on technology skills, positive work ethic and a collaborative mind set are the key to your success in this role. You will be working with various cross functional groups (business, product, analytics, user experience design and engineering) and will require admirable articulation, negotiation and influencing skills given the level of visibility. Experience or awareness of the payments industry is a big plus. The primary role of the engineering manager is to manage scrum team(s), responsible for the delivery of world class web experiences, services and APIs for PayPal Consumer and related projects. This position requires background in software engineering, technical and people management. The successful candidate will work with other engineering managers to take care of day-to-day operations of a software engineering team and manage the quality delivery of programs within schedule.

Job Requirements:

  • Managing a rapidly evolving technology stack on a diverse set of platforms ranging from Java Script, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, React, Redux, Rest services;
  • Facilitating and driving key technology decisions with senior technology stakeholders;
  • Attracting, retaining and building top notch full stack engineering talent;
  • Be a mentor, technical leader and thought leader for a talented team of both front end and back end engineers, challenging them and helping them grow;
  • Partnering with product, technology, program management and analytics stakeholders to balance aggressive roadmap against engineering principles; 
  • Building a culture of learning and sharing technology insights across the technology teams;
  • Driving consistent practices in hiring, training and development across the technology organization;
  • Bring innovation to the table that helps in improving the resiliency of products you are responsible for, sell your ideas and be part of the change;
  • Looking for continuous improvement in productivity and quality;
  • Tracking business impact of features on a regular basis, and rely on performance data to make informed decisions about possible changes or improvements;
  • Deep collaboration with cross functional engineering and product teams to evolve the reporting platform;

Qualifications:

  • Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining high performance, high availability, large-scale web applications; Experience with mobile applications development is a plus;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to grasp and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, agile development environment;
  • Ability to partner with business units, product management, program management and cross-functional teams to deliver business results with agility and high quality;
  • Experience building and managing highly effective engineering teams, conducting performance reviews, making compensation decisions and recruiting talent;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities;
  • Proven results oriented person with focus on customer experience and delivering quality products;
  • 5+ years of experience managing and growing engineering teams (5+) that are responsible for large scale, high volume websites;
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms and design patterns;
  • Solid knowledge of JavaScript/Node/React, Java, web services (REST/JSON);
  • Strong Agile skills and proven track record for product delivery;
  • Entrepreneurial drive, demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast paced environment;
  • Demonstrated development team building and people management skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Flexibility and an ability to work in a matrix and dynamic environment;
  • BS/MS in Computer Science with 8+ years of working experience.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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