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Sr. Product Manager, Data Science in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/16/2021

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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.

This Senior Product Manager role will lead Product Intelligence and Data Science related initiatives at Venmo. At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments. We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world. As a product manager with Venmo you will be part of the Product Team where you will work closely with fellow product managers, designers and engineers to deliver seamless intuitive payment experiences to our users. We spend our days advancing Venmo’s mobile payments platform to exceed our users’ wants and needs. We are data-driven by nature and guided by human-centered design principles. We learn from one another and push each other to be at our creative and analytical bests. With 65M users on our platform, Venmo is constantly looking for ways to drive contextually relevant experiences for our user cohorts. This role will use your knowledge of data analytics and machine learning to build out models and personalization recommendations for our users.


  • Responsible for synthesizing existing experiences and understanding our various data pipelines.
  • Work primarily with our Product Intelligence development team, comprised of Data Scientists and Engineers and build end-to-end personalized experiences for all of Venmo’s core products.
  • Work closely with other Product Managers, manage request intake and feature scoping, and participate in agile ceremonies to drive the execution and launch of new features.
  • You will be the point person for your domain, balancing customer desires, business requirements, legal/compliance, growth and monetization considerations.  


  • 5+ years as a Product Manager, ideally in a data science, data analytics or similar product role. 
  • Experience in machine learning or data science, with a track record in building models and end-to-end solutions powered by data backed services in close collaboration with engineering teams. 
  • Experience building a product roadmap and working with cross-functional stakeholders to deliver measurable impact. 
  • Analytical experience, specifically in using Looker or other BI tools to drill down on insights and create solutions on data-driven hypotheses.  
  • Experimentation and A/B testing experience in guiding rapid iterative product development. 
  • Analyze, quantify and articulate trade-offs of product roadmap features. 
  • Familiarity with FinTech products and concepts.  
  • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills to senior leaders and project partners.
  • Deep attention to detail; desire to collaborate on new processes for efficiency.  
  • Bias toward data-driven decision making. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and deliver core responsibilities against deadlines.  
  • Ability to quickly build consensus. 
  • Experience in Payments or Consumer Financial Services is a plus.

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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