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Software Engineering Manager in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/1/2021

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 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.

Highly motivated, goal driven Engineering manager who can lead and manage a Big Data team that can turn data into an asset. Need following skills. 1. Work with technical and product leaders within and outside the organization to build robust and scalable data solutions 2. Come up with technical and strategic vision and drive the team towards its execution. 3. Review technical architecture, design and co-ordination with other groups. 4. Build and Manage tools and capabilities that enables automation and reduce TTM 5. Mentor and coach team. Foster a collaborative environment.

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The Company

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via mobile devices and in store. 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 more than 120 million active accounts in 192 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and its international headquarters is located in Singapore. More information about the company can be found at www.paypal.com.

GDS (Global Data Sciences) is a PayPal unit specializing in development of data solutions as well as data-science, Machine-Learning and AI solutions for multiple domains across PayPal - Risk, Fraud, Credit Sales, Marketing, Customer-support, Product experience, Global Operations and more. We use data, technology and innovative machine learning algorithms to drive business results and improve customer experience.

Seeking a hands-on software engineering manager to lead a team of talented engineers to build the next generation platforms in the Data space for PayPal.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team, Design, development, and testing of features/functions delivered.

  • Collaborating with peers both within their team and across the organization.

  • Working with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high quality solutions on time.

  • Working with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable.

  • Supporting your applications and/or services as and when required.

Successful Engineering Manager will:

  • Be driven to get results and not let anything get in your way.

  • Be proactive and anticipate/handle most issues before they blowup.

  • Exhibit a strong backbone and challenge the status quo when needed.

  • Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep abreast of the latest technologies.

  • Foster a collaborative culture within the team

Job Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of experience in building scalable applications/products preferably in the Big Data space

  • Experience in the Financial services/Banking domain is a plus.

  • 5+ years of managing a team of Software Engineers

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience

  • Work experience on databases (Oracle, Teradata) and SQL skills are mandatory

  • Experience on Big Data Technologies such as Apache Spark, Kafka, Hive, HBase is highly preferred

  • Ability to lead, organize, and manage projects beginning to end that require coordinated efforts across multiple functions 

  • Ability to operate and thrive in a fluid, ever changing environment.  Proactive in approach with a focus on driving results and outcomes with multiple priorities and multiple stakeholders.

  • Drive innovation and customer advocacy.  Be a positive change agent with a “can-do” attitude.

  • Prior success in hiring, mentoring, and developing highly effective Software Engineers and building high performing teams

  • Providing technical leadership and architectural guidance

  • Expertise in software development best practices

  • Understanding of software development processes such as Agile

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


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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