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Sr. Director, Product Management - Data in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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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 305 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.

As the consummate Customer Champion, driving excellence in a fast-paced, problem-solving environment, the Sr. Director Enterprise Data Platform Product Management leads the team supporting a unified data strategy & associated platforms for the PayPal enterprise. This individual will own the long-term and short-term product strategy for the Enterprise Data Platform domain and will own the product roadmap.  Partnership with Program Management to drive implementation of roadmaps & programs spanning across multiple teams and geographic locations will be critical to this role's success. The role's team is responsible for defining business, product, and technical strategies for products and platforms.

The Senior Director Enterprise Data Platform Product Management will be responsible for managing and interacting with business and technical stakeholders within the Enterprise Data Platform organization and across stakeholder teams. The ideal candidate is a Product Manager leader, with experience & knowledge of the data & analytics field, including new & emerging technologies such as Machine Learning, AI, and big data. This individual will solve business and technical challenges, deal with ambiguity, and provide support with a “get stuff done” approach. The ideal candidate will coach & mentor their team to reach their fullest potential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and inspiring a high-achieving product management team
  • Identifying business opportunities and how to best support them with product and platform capabilities
  • Formulating a long and short-term product strategy to ensure delivery of key performance indicators; owning the product roadmap
  • Developing trusted relationships with technology leaders, business leaders and stakeholders to drive optimized product delivery; this includes supporting and holding development / engineering resources accountable for their responsibilities associated with the products to which they’re aligned
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent products and programs from delivering on product and program objectives. Balance urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and taking initiative to resolve problems; holds internal stakeholders accountable where appropriate
  • Strong communication, listening, interpersonal, influencing, and negotiation skills; able to convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner
  • Develops loyalty and commitment in others by communicating clear expectations, developing and mentoring direct reports, and setting an example in one’s own behavior

Job Requirements / Skills:

  • Strong Product Management track record in high volume, high pressure environment; proven results in delivery on product capabilities
  • Global mindset with ability to think about culture, language, and other aspects when putting the customer at the center of all outcomes
  • Experience in data & analytics field, including new and emerging technologies in Machine Learning, AI, and big data
  • Working experience with Agile methodologies and durable team concepts
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization and across multiple domains
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills; ability to lead a team across multiple locations
  • 15+ years’ experience as Product Manager with 10+ years direct senior leadership experience
  • Passion for leading and developing direct reports; providing guidance, consultation, and opportunities towards improving their professional skill set; ability to lead and influence direct reports remotely
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage a large, diverse set of to-do’s – vigorously prioritize, stay on top of multiple work streams, monitor progress, hold owners accountable
  • Communication style motivated by brevity and purposeful outcomes with experience interfacing with executives
  • Day-to-day presence in San Jose

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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