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Lead Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/2/2021

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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. 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.

PayPal is more than a just a checkout button, and the Shopping team is focused on delivering new and incremental value to our merchants through a set of advertising tools. The Shopping Integration team builds the foundational tools required to power the entire shopping ecosystem. This role will work closely with the PayPal, Honey, and Venmo teams, as well as our merchant and channel partners. The PM for Shopping Integration will lead the strategy and roadmap for our SDK, Mobile SDK, and Channel Partner integrations.

The PayPal Shopping team is at the forefront of developing new tools for merchants to build better relationships with consumers around the world. PayPal continues to drive value to our two-sided consumer & merchant network with powerful experiences to fuel stronger relationships. PayPal is already a trusted payment partner for millions of Consumers around the globe, but we also have a unique opportunity to help consumers throughout their shopping journey, both online and offline. As consumers benefit from our shopping ecosystem, including the recent acquisition of Honey, their experience can be made even more valuable through robust  and efficient merchant tools to allow seamless integration with the network.

We are seeking the best-of-the-best product managers who demonstrate accountability and cross functional leadership, analytical skills, and have deep experiences building amazing products. As a Product Manager, you will explore the problem/solution space, define the strategy and lead PayPal teams through a fast-moving lean process that is fueled with customer empathy. Your role spans all devices (phones, tablets, desktops) and contexts (online, in-person, in-store).

You will also be part of an amazing Product Management team with many opportunities to learn and grow. The ideal candidate is both artist and scientist. Passionate about commerce but equally excited about deriving product and marketing insights from our data. Additionally, they are technical enough to brainstorm with our engineering teams on the appropriate solutions that ultimately help our customers achieve their financial goals.


  • 6+ years of experience with Product management, development, or technical merchant integration.
  • Strong understanding of e-Commerce, online marketing and advertising domains in consumer web / retail industry.
  • Commercial experience in a similar role with expertise in delivering technical products like Mobile Ad SDKs.
  • Experience with offers, deals, rewards and loyalty in the e-commerce space.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities evidenced by a proven ability to quantitatively and qualitatively analyze product concepts, strategic opportunities and competitive threats
  • Demonstrated experience in balancing the needs of competing business drivers and stakeholder objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare clear and concise stakeholder- ready documents.
  • A strong track record of delivering high quality products and customer experiences in a very high growth environment where priorities and structures may shift.


  • Deeply understand our merchants/partners and their needs
  • Ensure we are measuring the success and efficiency of our integrations 
  • Lead the development of key SDK and shared infrastructure capabilities and technologies to ensure we deliver the best and most relevant experiences to our consumers.
  • Assess ongoing ad infrastructure improvements and opportunities to establish a prioritized roadmap.
  • Partner with Channel Partner and Professional Services team to create joint integration roadmap.
  • Evaluate and recommend key ad technology for integration with our existing stack.
  • Optimize inventory and pricing in partnership with consumer personalization teams.
  • Collaborate cross- functionally with product management, engineering, partner success, and game studio stakeholders to ensure successful product launches.

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



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