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Senior MTS M&A Integration Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

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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 375 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 Enterprise Architecture team is seeking a Senior M&A Integration Engineer to perform technical due diligence & integration activities for PayPal’s current and future investments and acquisitions. This role will also collaborate with teams across PayPal and acquired companies to socialize, validate, refine and execute technical integration plans.

As a Senior MTS M&A Integration Engineer on our team, you will play a critical role in performing technical discovery and assessments of systems to evaluate a potential acquiree’s capabilities, availability, scalability, and suitability for business needs and act as a representative and ambassador for PayPal in technical discussions with potential acquirees. You will document and present findings and make recommendations on the technical merits of a potential acquisition to leadership up to and including the senior executive level. You will also work across teams to develop an initial proposal for product and technology integration including providing architectural guidance in end-to-end efforts to execute the integration plan.

The ideal candidate will prefer to have no direct reports, being passionate to focus on very hard and deep technical problems while collaborating with many teams to move big rocks forward. The candidate will be expected to lead others through influence, providing guidance and mentoring as needed, making the whole team better through experience, knowledge and technical talent, making the entire organization more capable of successfully completing investments and acquisitions projects with higher technical complexity. 

Finally, the ideal candidate has a proven record of leading efforts to solve large, complex problems. They balance competing technical and product requirements, level up the engineers around them, identify and communicate effectively with all stakeholders, and consider both immediate tactical needs and long-term strategic planning. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical discovery and assessments of systems to evaluate a potential acquiree’s capabilities, availability, scalability, and suitability for business needs
  • Act as a representative and ambassador for PayPal in technical discussions with potential acquirees
  • Document and present findings and make recommendations on the technical merits of a potential acquisition to leadership up to and including the senior executive level
  • Work across teams to develop an initial proposal for product and technology integration, including budgeting and timelines, for customer-facing, backoffice, and employee functionality
  • Coordinate with teams across PayPal and acquired companies to socialize, validate, and refine integration plans
  • Lead the end-to-end efforts to execute the integration plan, working with and through functional teams to prioritize and deliver outcomes
  • Maintain and update the M&A technical integration playbook

Skillset and requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related field.
  • 10+ years architecting and designing or integrating systems.
  • Track record of leading, developing, and delivering significant software projects.
  • Highly proficient in designing, integrating and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems. 
  • Demonstrable experience in managing cloud based large-scale infrastructure. Experience with building solutions on the Cloud (ideally GCP and AWS). Experience designing and building systems with Docker containers and Kubernetes. 
  • Demonstrable experience building complex customer facing platforms, inclusive of complex APIs and other aspects of developer experiences (sandbox, playgrounds, simulators, etc.). 
  • Demonstrable and in-depth experience with Java stack is very desirable. 
  • Established experience with security/monitoring/logging tools and best practices. 
  • Experience in software release lifecycle with modern distributed version control (e.g. git). 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, including Extreme Programming practices like Iterative Development, Continuous Integration (and Deployment) and Test-Driven Development. 
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong communicator, both written and spoken. 
  • Demonstrates strong presentation skills and delivery.
  • AWS Professional Architect Certification a plus.

Behaviors:

  • Good judgment 
  • Highly analytical
  • Highly organized 
  • Strong personal values, i.e., personal integrity and acting in good faith 
  • Approach problems with humility, rigor, and decisiveness.
  • Navigate ambiguous situations successfully 
  • Demonstrate a high emotional quotient and empathy for your colleagues, creating psychological safety while tackling tough problems and navigating conflicts
  • Identify and solicit input from all stakeholders, balancing competing needs and distilling a coherent strategy
  • Lead by meeting people where they are at and building bridges to where you need them to go
  • Emphasize iterative progress, risk management, and delivering value
  • Leave the campsite cleaner and people stronger

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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