Product Owner Payments Platform Manager in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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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 277 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.

PayPal Payments and Engineering team is looking for an experienced Technical Product Owner for its payment platform.

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 165 million active accounts in 203 markets and 26 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. More information about the company can be found at

Job Responsibility

PayPal Payments and Engineering team is looking for an experienced Technical Product Owner for its payment platform. In this role, you will work with the team responsible for building, deploying and maintaining the PayPal’s payment platforms for the EMEA region. The platform powers payments and experiences for PayPal's ecosystem of Consumers, Merchants and Developers.

As Technical Product Owner you partner with the Regional Product Manager to contribute to the development of the platform vision, strategy and roadmap. You are responsible for timely execution.


  • Support the execution of the overall payment strategy for the EMEA region.
  • Collaborate closely with Regional Product Managers and work with technical architects, engineers and other cross-functional stakeholders, to ensure that the product solution delivers against business objectives.
  • Clearly communicate the product/platform requirements and customer value to stakeholders, especially the delivery team.
  • Write detailed user stories, define customer problem statements, ensure concepts are prototyped and tested, define ramp strategies.
  • Participate in iteration, release and roadmap planning.
  • Predefine acceptance criteria and accept completed development work.
  • Maintain a backlog that reflects the priority of work, ensure user stories are provided for development and help to resolve product questions.
  • Track platform KPI’s and work with Regional Product Managers to resolve bugs and live issues.
  • Participate in product demonstrations, retrospectives, product councils and other agile forums of communication.
  • Collaborate effectively with the delivery team, extended stakeholders and management, as needed.


  • Has 7 or more years of experience with a payment or software or technology company, preferably including Product Owner experience.
  • Is able to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment and to adapt to evolving business initiatives.
  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders across a wide variety of domains and skills.
  • Has high energy, strong work ethic, disciplined execution skills and is well organized.
  • Understanding of card network, emerging payments and building new technologies is desirable.
  • Prior experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus.
  • Displays following core skills: detail-oriented, analytical, leadership, stakeholder management, product ownership/management, project management and execution, communication (written and oral) with diverse audiences and stakeholders.

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.



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