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Network Engineering Scrum Master in Austin - W Parmer Ln at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/9/2021

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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. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

This position is part of PayPal's TPX organization. We deliver a seamlessly scalable, exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. The infrastructure engineering team designs delivers and operates large-scale private and public cloud infrastructure for PayPal development and production environments. This is one of the largest hybrid cloud infrastructures in the world and runs on multiple technology stacks. Global Network Services team responsible for architecture, design, and develop a global site network to enable PayPal to serve customers in 200 countries across the globe. We are the team responsible to deliver a global network footprint to deliver uninterrupted services to our customers. As part of our next-generation network transformation journey, we are seeking seasoned, passionate, and multi-facet candidate to join the Global Network Services team at PayPal.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of technology principles and services including infrastructure, business applications, data management, security, and network domains.
  • Drives the coordinated management of large, complex programs over a finite period in order to achieve specific business goals. Ensures the timely delivery of business value and the efficient use of organizational resources.
  • Partners with Business and Technology leadership to establish a solid understanding of the vision, purpose, and expected business benefits of a program. Ensures measurable KPIs are defined and aligned to company goals and objectives.
  • Planning & Execution
    • Drives the integration and adoption of agile delivery practices across delivery teams. Facilitates program retrospectives to identify improvement opportunities. Evangelizes and integrates desired changes in order to enable continuous improvement.
    • Manage scope, milestones, and budget to ensure completion of program/project goals
    • Develop and provide direction and guidance to the team in developing appropriately structured and detailed program/project plans
    • Identify and track program/project interdependencies to ensure timely and successful delivery
    • Identify, track, prioritize and drive resolution of project-level issues, leveraging lessons learned from prior experience and work to address and mitigate systemic issues
    • Create relationships with business & technology stakeholders including architects, development managers, scrum teams, program/project managers
    • Actively collaborate with leaders across the technology organization to ensure that resources, dependencies, risks, and constraints are aggressively managed in a timely fashion
    • Identify impacts and champion the needs of PayPal groups as it relates to your project or program.

Job Requirements:

  • 10+ years of IT experience, preferably with 4+ years of exposure in Network infrastructure  
  • 4+ years of Agile/Scrum development experience
  • Experience in managing globally distributed teams in multiple time zones
  • Working knowledge and demonstration of projects spanning across technologies such as server, network, storage, database, and application tools
  • Extensive knowledge of project and program management processes, tools, templates, and management techniques
  • Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills, with the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive closure of complex delivery challenges
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with professional confidence and credibility to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management
  • Customer-focused and solution-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects  
  • Successful track record of managing large, complex programs that deliver technical solutions across multiple project teams and organizational units that meet agreed-upon business objectives and performance metrics
  • Proven ability to develop effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology stakeholders and multiple geographies
  • Deep knowledge of project management process, project management tools, and management techniques
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment, motivate, mentor, and coach other team members  
  • Familiarity with tools like JIRA/ServiceNow, MS Office, Smartsheets/Clarizen, Collaboration tools (Slack, Teams, Skype, SharePoint, etc.)  
  • Network domain (Routers/Switches/Firewalls/Load Balancers, CDNs…) area background is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s in computer networks/Science or relevant technical field

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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