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Manager, Software Development 2 in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/5/2021

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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 375 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.

The Pricing team is responsible for the systems that support fee and foreign exchange (FX) for PayPal’s payments system. We are looking for strong technical leader to lead and guide a team of strong engineers to solve engineering problems to scale pricing platform with core configurable capabilities.

The Pricing team is responsible for the systems that support fee and foreign exchange (FX) for PayPal’s payments system. Other systems that are developed and supported by the team provide an ability to set up experiments in price sensitivity as well as suggest optimal pricing strategies based on historical data. This team is responsible for the design, development, and support of Fee and FX calculation for all PayPal Products and Flows. Our solutions need to scale across millions of such transactions, working with petabyte-plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real-time and yet providing high availability and configurable capabilities to the business. In PayPal, we develop massively scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to our business. To achieve this we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs. We are always looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way. You will build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a technical fascination for how everything ties together.
Typical responsibilities include:
  • Leading a team; Design, development, and testing of features/functions delivered.
  • Collaborating with peers both within their team and across the organization.
  • Working with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high-quality solutions on time.
  • Working with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable.
  • Supporting your applications and/or services as and when required.
The Successful Engineering Manager will:
  • Be driven to get results and not let anything get in your way.
  • Be proactive and anticipate/handle most issues before they blow up.
  • Exhibit a strong backbone and challenge the status quo when needed.
  • Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep abreast of the latest technologies.
  • Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything we do
  • Own business delivery and pipelines as well as drive the development of infrastructure solutions
  • Demonstrate technical thought leadership and be able to influence technical decisions/approaches within and outside GDS
  • Be open-minded and demonstrate one team behavior across teams, orgs, and locations
Job Requirements: 
  • 12+ years of experience in building scalable applications/products
  • Experience in the Financial Services/Banking domain is a plus.
  • Experience in building enterprise application using programming language like Java.
  • 4+ years of managing a team of Software Engineers
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to lead, organize, and manage projects beginning to end that require coordinated efforts across multiple functions 
  • Ability to operate and thrive in a fluid, ever-changing environment.  Proactive in approach with a focus on driving results and outcomes with multiple priorities and multiple stakeholders.
  • Drive innovation and customer advocacy.  Be a positive change agent with a “can-do” attitude.
  • Prior success in hiring, mentoring, and developing highly effective Software Engineers and building high performing teams
  • An intellectually curious, quick study who will learn the business quickly.
  • A conscientious, curious, hard-working individual who craves accountability and loves to solve complex problems.
  • Skilled in providing technical leadership and architectural guidance
  • Expertise in software development best practices
  • Understanding of software development processes such as Agile
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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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