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Manager, Software Development 2 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/6/2021

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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.

The Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) team is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to lead a team of engineers focussed on building data platforms that enable enterprise scale data management, movement and lineage. An ideal candidate for this role is someone with strong foundations in software development with expertise leading and managing development teams in a fast paced environment. You will be accountable for one or more products within EDP and will work directly with Product Managers, Architects, Customers, and other stakeholders.

  • 12+ years of experience developing software, primarily with object-oriented languages such as Java/Scala
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles
  • Perform high quality software analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance for the PayPal core technology platform
  • Leads product design and code reviews; can competently review any aspect of their product or major sub-system.
  • Drives architecture discussions, and proposes solutions to system and product changes.
  • Spends most of the time developing code, and efficiently produces exemplar and thoroughly tested code for the most challenging features. Code typically persists for the lifetime of a software version.
  • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), including strong data architecture and SQL development skills
  • Experience in Big Data and Cloud based environment (GCP) is a plus
  • Expertise in online payments and related domains is a plus
  • Monitor performance of individual contributors and help manage their professional development.

Other Aspects:

  • Frequently interfaces with other functional teams on all aspects of a feature or sub-system.
  • Influences senior management on product direction, particularly related to their area of focus and expertise.
  • Highly visible across major Engineering organizations, and regularly visible through external forums such as conferences, workshops, or open source initiatives.
  • Provides leadership to others, particularly junior Engineers who work on the same team or related features or product sub-systems
  • Can be relied on to deliver features and sub-systems on time and to requirements, without quality issues.
  • Correctly estimates software schedules, and delivers on time without quality issues.
  • Basic mastery of feature or subsystem reusability, modularity, or scaling.
  • Works well within a team, and contributes effectively to the success of those that they interact with regularly.
  • Understands the business and is able to contribute to technology direction that contributes to measurable business improvements.
  • Can triage and resolve site issues with supervision.
  • Able to evangelize innovations, through prototyping or other means.
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies


  • Provides leadership within their team, and is frequently consulted by senior leadership.
  • Should be able to build and coach a set of 5-10 engineers into a productive and outcome based team.

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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