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Sr. Technical Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/18/2021

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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.

At PayPal, we believe in the power of building developer focused products to unlock our next phase of growth in Commerce and Payments. We are seeking a talented Senior Technical Product Manager passionate about building best in class payment experiences. In this role you will be responsible for defining the next generation of PayPal's APIs and/or SDKs and own multiple assets that enable rich experiences via web, mobile web and native interfaces. You will work with the Developer Community, Global Professional Services, Sales and Integration Engineering to define and deliver world-class experiences for customers globally.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of Product Management or other relevant experience.
  • Experienced managing technology focused products (SaaS, APIs, SDKs, Infrastructure, Platform) in an Agile SCRUM environment at scale.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to adapt your message to the technical level of the audience (developers, product managers and senior business leaders).
  • Have a strong degree of technical fluency that allows you to communicate with and understand your target audience (developers), translating their needs into clear product strategy and deliver on them.
  • Bonus:  Experience managing products that are externalized via APIs and/or SDKs.
  • We welcome experienced engineers, solution engineers, architects, professional services and others with experience in APIs and/or SDKs looking to switch career into Product Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Product Owner for the Payment API and/or SDK team that enable merchants to integrate and process payments via PayPal.
  • Prioritize and maintain a balance between on-going maintenance/bugs, new feature requests and a need to keep client-side integrations simple & flexible and continuously evolving with changes in technology and competitor landscape.
  • Ability to do competitive analysis to inform areas of improvement or trends that we can learn from.
  • Gain an “outside-in” perspective by speaking with a cross-section of developers and/or internal client facing teams with a goal to build a case to continuously evolve the client interfaces.
  • Provide the right level of support and direction to keep the engineering team working efficiently and aligned with the overall product strategy.
  • Participate in regular cadences (stand up’s, retrospective, planning meeting) and be engaged with the team throughout the product life cycle.
  • Engage with teams (Sales, Marketing, Professional Services) across PayPal to help Pilot and Launch enhancements / improvements with a goal towards improving adoption.

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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