Please note that this site has updated features that do not run on older versions of Internet Explorer. For an optimal experience, please use another browser or the most recent version of IE.

Senior Manager, Software Development in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/5/2021

Job Snapshot

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 Technology Platforms and Experiences (TPX) team is the technology engine that powers PayPal’s business. We deliver a seamlessly scalable, exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. The Console is the Web/CLI interface to all TPX platform capabilities. Thousands of PayPal developers build and run hundreds of applications processing billions of calls daily with high availability and reliability using capabilities available in Console. As a team, we are constantly learning, while being proud of our systems knowledge, technology breadth, and intellectual curiosity. We are driven to empower PayPal developers in the best way possible!


  • Drive Engineering strategy and vision for the product working closely with customers, product managers & executives 
  • Facilitate and drive key technology decisions with senior technology stakeholders
  • Partner with product, technology, program and analytics stakeholders to deliver a sustainable technology platform that demonstrably serves customers
  • Define and set standards for engineering rigor and help cultivate an engineering driven culture
  • Predictably deliver results in a fast paced, agile development environment
  • Drive architecture, design, and delivery of large-scale enterprise grade products & platforms
  • Track business impact of features and rely on data to make informed decisions 
  • Build a culture of learning and collaboration, that bets on bold innovation to take on audacious challenges
  • Practice extreme ownership
  • Manage and coach teams comprising highly skilled engineers at different experience levels
  • Recruit, coach, and develop top full stack engineering and management talent


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 14+ years of experience planning, designing, developing, and delivering large scale platforms and products.
  • 7+ years of experience as an engineering manager leading software development teams
  • Proven expertise in Web and Cloud computing technologies
  • Proven expertise in designing, implementing and maintaining high performance, large-scale distributed and highly available platforms and products
  • Expertise in managing Agile development teams, with the ability to coach team members on the Agile mindset
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage a large, diverse set of to-dos – vigorously prioritize, stay on top of multiple work streams, monitor progress, hold owners accountable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Experience recruiting top talent, building and managing highly effective engineering teams
  • Have strong executive presence
  • Have empathetic, global mindset that prizes diversity of thought, cultures & backgrounds

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



  1. Software Engineer Jobs
  2. Project Engineer Jobs