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Manager, Software Development 1 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/3/2022

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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.

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. A customer and employee focused, hands-on engineering manager, responsible for managing a team of engineers who will be designing, implementing, and delivering state of the art solutions for PayPal. The ideal candidate for the role will be a combination of • a “seasoned technologist” with strong experience in building large-scale distributed transaction processing systems and solving complex problems. • a “customer champion” who has a flair for building products that delight customers and grow business presence. • a “people leader” who has keen inclination to attract, groom and develop a talented and engaged team. • a “collaborative partner” willing to build trusts, relationships, and networks across the company to meet business goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own concrete outcomes by building and rolling out the product and technical roadmap for the team.
  • Build, nurture, and grow the engineers to deliver relevant features and capabilities, while helping them growth their career at PayPal.
  • Actively involved in the growth of team members and provide regular and constructive feedback and coaching as needed. Handle performance management, hiring, and talent development processes.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of engineering initiatives to create desired value.
  • Work closely with the product owners, solutions architect, user experience designers, engineering counterparts across the company, and the team to deliver solutions for the customers. Work closely with our integration teams and merchant partners to arrive at best-in-class payments experiences for our merchants.
  • Work collaboratively with various stakeholders to develop products that meet high standards of security, scalability, performance, and reliability.
  • Act as a bridge between product and technology teams and marry business needs with technology solves.
  • Be a hands-on engineering leader, who can help the team with design and architectural tradeoffs, help with design and code reviews, as well as setting up a strong quality and delivery pipelines.
  • Enable the team for success by focusing on diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and customer central mindset.
  • Understand the payments business and how technology decisions impact the business.
  • Build monitoring dashboards and set up alerts to track key performance indicators.
  • Actively involved in triaging the live issues and post-production support.
  • The role may require an annual travel of 2-3 weeks to our engineering centers world-wide (post pandemic).

Thought Leadership

  • Build a culture of collaboration, innovation, inclusion, and wellness.
  • Lead by example and inspire a team of engineers to perform and deliver to the organizational goals.
  • Have strong business and technical vision and the ability to communicate this vision to multiple stakeholders.
  • Be customer focused and passionate about providing world-class solutions for millions of customers across the world.
  • Sense evolving business trends and translate them into needs into technology solves.
  • Have deep conceptual and technological understanding of contemporary concepts such as mobile development, cloud computing, social networking, Big Data etc.
  • Exhibit strong leadership and exceptional technical skills, hands on programming skills.
  • Constantly look out for discovering new value by means of innovations, new processes, methodology, product capabilities, patents and more.
  • Be willing to represent PayPal and the team within internal and external forums.

Technical Expertise

  • Rich experience leading software development teams working on back-end design, development, and APIs, developing high-performant, secure and scalable back-end applications, and working with various database technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with large-scale software architecture and development, and/or high-volume websites and web services.
  • Solid understanding of web-scale architectural considerations such as security, performance, scalability, reliability etc.
  • Proven experience in both real-time online transaction processing systems as well as non-real time asynchronous processing.
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills and expertise in Java/J2EE.
  • Experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit Testing, Functional Testing, end-to-end testing and build tools.
  • Working experience with Spring-Boot and Spring-Batch a plus.
  • Working experience with databases such as Oracle.
  • Exposure and understanding of microservices a plus.


  • BSCS plus 12+ years / MSCS plus 10 years of experience in software design, development, and architecture
  • At least 2 years engineering management experience

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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