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26 - Manager, Software Development 2 in Chandler at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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Job Description

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 375 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.

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998 and 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. As a leader in Financial Technology, we believe in providing simple, affordable, secure and reliable financial services and digital payments that enable the hopes, dreams and ambitions of millions of people around the world. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 325 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 It is our duty and privilege to be Customer Champions. We have a fundamental commitment to put our customers at the center of everything we do. We must be bold and innovative and execute flawlessly against our immediate goals, with our eyes always on the future. PayPal is the most widely used, trusted digital wallet in the world, but in order to remain competitive in this changing landscape, we need to become relevant across all channels – in-store, online and on mobile. Our solid foundation gives us a head start, but we now need to position ourselves to become THE platform for mobile and next-generation commerce. Enterpriser Data Lake – is a newly formed organization under the Technology Platforms & Experience organization. Its vision is to be the single authoritative source of data for all PayPal and enable our internal and external customers with enterprise product data at lower cost and high quality. To see this vision through, the team will be building this platform on the cloud in close partnership with several key stakeholders across PayPal Inc including product, finance, risk, compliance, governance and strategy teams. We are looking for people with a passion and curiosity to solve customer problems with data. Job Description Summary: We are seeking highly talented and experienced hands-on Engineering Manager to lead the enterprise data lake platform services charter to democratize data by enabling self service capabilities. The ideal candidate must have strong technical skills and have the ability to lead solution and architecture discussions for as well as guide the teams through functional definition, solution and implementation. The candidate must have experience building large scale data platforms and have the ability to abstract common application patterns as services and frameworks – think platform first to enable our customer of the platform with secure and seamless access to high quality data. . Come join our team if you’re an individual who’s a fast, innovative thinker with the ability to quickly recognize opportunities and apply your exceptional technical knowledge and skills to deliver on platform solutions that support outstanding customer experiences while driving operating margin and data quality improvements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build a team of highly motivated and capable Cloud platform (and hybrid deployments) developers who will work on creating and operating PayPal Inc. enterprise data lake at scale. 
  • Coach, mentor and guide the team members to be successful. 
  • Work with technical product leads, program management and architecture to design and deliver solutions that optimizes use experience on the platform.
  • Responsible for managing budget and resources to deliver efficient, reliable and scalable platforms  
  • Ability to lead complex discussions and engagements that may involve multiple project teams from PayPal and our partner organizations.  
  • Work with other business units and stakeholders within PayPal and develop long lasting and effective partnerships and customer relationships 
  • Be a technical subject matter expert and evangelist for self-service and contactless services of the platform
  • Work closely with internal teams including compliance, privacy, risk, information security, support and operations to ensure all aspects of a launch are managed.
  • Pro-active response in identifying and troubleshooting integration or technical issues. 
  • Participate in the development of architectures, strategies, and policies around data governance, including data security and quality.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 10+ years of experience; Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5+ years of directly related work experience. 
  • 4+ years of experience with building and managing highly functional and self-organizing software teams 
  • 10+ years of experience with database systems like Oracle, MySQL, Postgress, etc. and web servers (e.g., Apache) and UI/UX design 
  • Proven experience with full stack development 
  • Experience with building RESTful API’s is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Experience with Big Data open-source technologies such as Hadoop, HBase, Spark, Kafka and Elastic Search / Solr is preferred.
  • Experience with at least one of the cloud platforms like Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Azure 
  • Expertise in designing for reliability, availability, scalability and performance in highly regulated Financial Services industry preferred.
  • Passionate about Software Quality and ensuring that Secure Development Lifecycle best practices are followed 
  • Ability to adapt to new development environments, changing business requirements and learning new systems highly desired. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Good team player and able to effectively work across multiple teams on solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience working in agile software development model preferred.
  • Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools is a plus.
  • Experience with open-source contribution is a plus

Nice-to-haves: 

  • Prior experience building/operating large-scale distributed systems and services 
  • Contributions to open-source projects preferably in the platform space 
  • Experience in handling petabyte scale data 

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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