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Sr Product Manager Developer Experience in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/21/2021

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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. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

PayPal is committed to delivering the best experience for our global developers. Our team designs experiences, testing and tooling capabilities critical for our developers to build and go-live with PayPal’s payment integrations across all segments. The Developer Ecosystem team is part of the Core Product & Engineering organization, and responsible for PayPal’s end-to-end developer experiences – including developer onboarding, integration, and servicing experiences within small, medium, and large enterprises. We’re looking for a visionary Product Manager, who will help us reimagine and redesign integration and go-live experiences for PayPal's payment solutions. If you love PayPal, Venmo, Buy Now Pay Later payment experiences, you will love brining developer solutions to life. In this role you will help define the strategy, roadmap creation and execution for experiences needed to empower developers supporting developers in small-to-medium sizes. You will have a chance to impact the experiences of developers looking to accept payments with PayPal through our SDKs and APIs. In addition, you will influence the technical documentation and guides our developers use to integrate our integrations seamlessly. You will work closely with user research and user experience teams to identify a developer’s pain point. In partnership with engineering, you will build the strategy and roadmap, define product requirements for developer products, with the goal of each new release making a measurable impact on the business. You will also be an organic developer evangelist and advocate – and bring the voice of developers to enhance future roadmaps and product strategy. This job requires no travel.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Own the end-to-end product roadmap for developers using Branded PayPal experiences – everything from discovery, integration, testing, tooling, go-live and post-live experiences. These include PayPal Checkout, Buy Now Pay Later products, PayPal Credit, and Venmo Pay.
  • Conduct competitor research to translate industry patterns into product requirements to improve experiences for developers.
  • Observe and speak to PayPal's developers to understand their pain-points to develop roadmap. Partner with Sales, Global Professional Services to proactively seek feedback about developer needs and action on them.
  • Creatively adopt tools such as simulators, sandbox tools, developer dashboards, chatbots to enhance self-service capabilities for PayPal's developers
  • Define key performance indicators and report on metrics to assess the performance of the this developer segment
  • Partner with the engineering team to ship functionality that delights users, has the right balance of impact vs. engineering cost, and makes a measurable impact on the business
  • Validate experiences and product prototypes with early adopters 
  • Work closely with developer relations & product marketing to launch new features and drive product awareness and adoption

Job Requirements:

  • You have deep empathy for developers and care about challenges a developer may face during their journey
  • You can map a developer’s journey, translate challenges into a roadmap, and execute with precision and transparency
  • You inform stakeholders regularly about metrics via dashboards and written analysis via performance reports
  • You only ship functionality after you’ve personally test driven it and you can edit technical documentation required for product releases
  • You care about feedback from internal and external stakeholders
  • You are a team player and mentor members in their career journey
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and fast-paced environments, along with an ability to adapt as needed
  • You have strong written and verbal communication, negotiation, and influencing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience working in payment or e-commerce industry is a plus
  • 8+ years of Product Management experience
  • Fluency in English

We are a committed and passionate team delivering compelling experiences to our developers across all market segments. Our developer-centric team brings creative and technical skills together to craft solutions for our developers and merchants across the globe.

We drive innovation with a diverse team: with offices around the globe, our Product team is dedicated to championing PayPal's core values of inclusion and innovation to empower all employees to learn and grow.

We help each other through active collaboration, mentorship programs and global initiatives. Our diversity is our strength.

We give back: Our PayPal Gives programs have a positive impact on the community and help to develop a culture around the act of giving back, one team, and growth.


For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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 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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