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Senior Technologist- Data Solutions in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/3/2021

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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 Global Data Science team is looking for a Senior Technical leader in San Jose to drive technical advancement of global big data and data science engineers for data and data science solution design, development, delivery and support/management as well as corresponding tools & infra to enable and optimize wide-range business decisions through AI/Machine Learning. Working closely with global engineer managers, technical product management team and technical partners, the candidate is expected to effectively mentor, transform & grow the teams and functions in big data and GCP platform to build data and data science solutions and tools in real-time sync , near-real-time and offline batch mode, and influence & support broader business and technical directions & decisions at executive level.

Job responsibilities

1.      Lead technical infrastructure & capability build up. 

2.      Mentoring &  help transform global engineering teams into big data and GCP platform for data service to data & data science solutions. 

3.      Drive technical initiatives cross teams as technical leader/expert. 

4.      Influence & align with business & technical global partners cross orgs at difference levels. 


1.      Solid technical leadership as an expert in big data areas and beyond to be able to mentor & & grow talents, drive technical build up, and influence & align with partner technical decisions .

2.      Excellent people skill to transform and grow team effectively. 

3.      Passionate and high exposure to e-commerce business.

4.      Strong communication and internal skills with one-team spirit to influence and work with partners.

5. 10+ years of experience preferred.

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



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