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Manager, Software Development 2 in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/25/2021

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Job Description

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 392 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 the manager of AI/ML platform, you will closely work with the various world-class data driven e-payment related businesses by using the cutting-edge AI/ML technologies and advanced data analytical solutions. The job is to lead the team to build cloud-based, end-to-end AI/ML platform and to support various business units including Risk, Compliance, Marketing, Payment, SRE, etc. The challenges include building a highly scalable, highly available and robust AI/ML platform and providing solutions for various business units. •Be a leader and advocate for your team, your organization. •Manage and grow an effective and efficient engineering organization. •Works with PayPal business units and Product Dev teams to design, develop and deliver AI/ML platform to support production data analytical/ML applications. •Work with US AI/ML data teams to enhance AI/ML platform capability and infra capability. •Owns and is accountable for the design and development of a powerful AI/ML platform to serve production use cases. •Collaborate with other teams or groups across countries to identify challenges and design solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years people manager for software development team.
  • 5+ years working in data/software engineer or a similar role in large enterprise AI/ML platform teams preferred.
  • Master or PhD Preferred.
  • Expert in multiple Programming/scripting languages, i.e., Unix/Linux Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, C++, Java, Python, Ruby, Scala, etc.
  • Good understanding of AI/ML concepts and popular technologies (frameworks, platforms at industry level).
  • Good understanding of AI/ML end-to-end flow and user experience.
  • Good understanding of cloud, container-based technologies, for example, GCP, AWS, Kubernetes, docker, etc.
  • Good understanding of big data technologies like Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Spark, Flink, etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Have a strong background in leading teams and making others great.
  • Work and collaborate well with executives and customers.
  • Intermediate level knowledge on following business domains is a plus, e.g., Marketing, Customer Service, Payments, e-commerce, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

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