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Sr. Manager, Enterprise Data Steward in Austin, Texas, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/3/2022

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

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. We are helping rethink how we use data at PayPal to fulfill the needs of our customers (both internal and external). We drive the creation of delightful, frictionless, and compliant payment experiences while maximizing the value of our data. In this role you will get an opportunity to support the implementation and adoption of the Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) program across the company. As an Enterprise Data Steward within the Enterprise Data Governance organization, you will guide and run day to day stewardship effort, across Business Units, that supports data governance, data quality, metadata, master data, data architecture workstreams. This position will require a significant amount of collaboration across all business functions within PayPal Core, its adjacencies, Information Security and Privacy.



  • Lead and guide community of business and technical data stewards in day-to-day stewardship and governance execution.
  • Work with business and technical data Stewards and key business stakeholders to understand business impacts, user requirements, and the feasibility of data management solutions.
  • Ensure that all data management and governance activities within the Business Unit are in line with the overall business objectives and make sure that Data Governance is included in project implementation.
  • Drive integration of PayPal’s data governance into existing processes – PDLC, SDLC, Architecture Review and Risk Control Processes.
  • Provide end-to-end data governance coverage across business functions to achieve adoption of data governance process, standards, and practices, and business value.
  • Own alignment of business units’ data stewardship function with enterprise data management program to facilitate data ownership and accountability.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain data governance procedures, processes, artifacts, documents, and training materials required to operate the Data Stewardship Program.
  • Build positive and influential relationships across organizations through strong and collaborative interactions, proactive planning, and decisive leadership.

Data Requirements/Systems Analysis

  • Capture documentation and analysis of data flows/traceability from end-to-end, with goal of determining enterprise data impacts.
  • Support business units in articulating and documenting requirements and data mappings for enterprise data management processes and capabilities.
  • Effectively communicate success criteria to the data management development and testing teams.
  • Lead evaluation, selection, implementation, and support of new data management and governance technologies to support data stewardship, data quality, metadata management, data architecture, data modeling and data integration efforts.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to define and promote new enterprise data management practices.
  • May have responsibilities for data domain/subject area stewardship.

Data Program Management/Measurement 

  • Define KPIs to monitor and track business unit’s progress towards data management and governance Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).
  • Coordinate all activities associated with the Data Stewardship Council meetings-agenda topics, materials, minutes, and action items.


  • 10+ years of enterprise data experience-understanding of data creation and consumption across the enterprise
  • Experience with data management and data governance tools such as Collibra and Informatica
  • Experience with payments platforms and products
  • Ability to read/understand Entity Relationship and logical data models
  • Strong MS Office skills required
  • Strong knowledge of payment industry business processes, platforms, and products
  • Strong verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate across diverse groups within PayPal
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Shows initiative and exhibits a “can-do” attitude
  • Able to see the “big picture”-the end-to-end connection points associated with data and systems
  • Display good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Exhibit a passion for Data Management and Analysis


BA degree in Systems Analysis and/or Engineering or related field

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, 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 regarding public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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