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Sr. Product Manager, Risk in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

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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’s Branded Experiences P2P Risk team is hiring a product manager who is passionate about building innovative products, programs and policies to improve user experience and grow the P2P product, while systematically mitigating financial risk. We are seeking the best-of-the-best product leaders who demonstrate excellent execution, strategic leadership, deep customer empathy and showcase relentless pursuit of excellence. If you have the drive, tenacity and grit to execute, measure, and move fast, then you’ll thrive in this role where you will work with a group of extremely passionate and talented engineers, data scientists, risk strategists, designers, analysts, and other product managers, to define risk management features that will be used to drive the best experience for PayPal customers all over the world.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead a range of Risk initiatives for send and receive money experiences across the P2P domain and drive them to successful outcomes; define, implement, and evaluate metrics and goals to ensure successful outcomes for our customers and our business
  • With input from our Risk Strategy teams and customers, you will formulate product strategy and create product roadmaps that will ensure our customers are safe and PayPal succeeds in stopping fraud
  • Define a product launch plan for your area, including identifying new opportunities as well as maintaining a rolling roadmap of projects or iterations.
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate product road map, project status, and issues to executive management and other stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Engage closely with engineering in Agile methodology to help determine the best technical implementation/design while balancing priorities and time-to-market needs.
  • Prioritize ruthlessly and focus on doing fewer things better and faster

What you bring:

  • At least 4 years of experience building and shipping customer-facing products; experience in payments, eCommerce, FinTech preferred; prior focus on risk management a plus
  • Good understanding of business needs, end-to-end customer experiences when building key Risk capabilities
  • Ability to work independently, at times with minimal guidance, to create actionable insights
  • Ability to work with multiple set of engineering teams in an agile environment
  • Ability to work with highly cross functional, global, diverse stakeholders
  • Expert communication skills that enable you to persuade and inspire, break down complex concepts, and keep teams aligned 
  • The ability to think out of the box when it comes to generating ideas, but an understanding that execution is what ultimately matters 

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



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