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Manager, Software Development 3 in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/29/2020

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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 305 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.

You will closely work with the various world-class data driven e-payment related businesses by using the cutting-edge technologies and advanced data analytical solution. As production service simulation platform, your job is to leverage tech like online Micro-Service and offline Big Data to simulate production service in offline historical requests scaled to 1-2 years. The challenges include to build a high performance and high throughput system while to ensure data-parity between offline and online, and for any new kind of data analytical solution to build corresponding solution in simulation platform. •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 simulation platform to support production data analytical/ML applications. •Work with internal AI/ML data teams to enhance each new data source into simulation platform with good performance. •Supports PayPal business units by providing data in a ready-to-use form to data analysts and data scientists for Business insights, predictive analytics, machine learning, etc. •Owns and is accountable for the design and development of a powerful simulation platform to run production services in offline platform with batch driven requests. •Design or develop data model and enrich the analytical data sources for online and offline data parity, scalability and performance. •Collaborate with other teams or groups to identify challenges and design solutions

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering
  • 3+ years people manager for software development team

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years working in data engineer or a similar role in large enterprise data warehouse teams preferred.
  • Masters or PhD Preferred   
  • Expert in multiple Programming/scripting languages, i.e. Unix/Linux Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, C++, Java, Python, Ruby, Scala and etc.
  • Good understanding of database principles and SQL beyond just data access
  • Good understanding of NoSQL database like HBase, Redis, Aerospike.
  • Good understanding of Data Modelling Concepts, experience with modelling data and metadata to support relational & non-relational database implementation, experience with building Logical and Physical data models.
  • Good understanding of big data technologies, open source data processing frameworks. E.g., Spark, Hadoop, HBase, Elasticsearch, Pig, Hive, and so on.
  • Good understanding of data processing, data structure optimization and design for high scalability, availability, reliability and performance.
  • Good understanding of REST-oriented APIs, understanding of distributed systems, data streaming, Complex Event Processing, NoSQL solutions for creating and managing data integration pipelines for Batch and Real Time Data needs.
  • 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
  • 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