Data Science Program Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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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 254 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.

On-site Program Manager for our Global Data Science team

As our Global Data Sciences team (GDS) grows in size, responsibilities, and complexity, we are looking for great technical program managers to join our team. GDS is a 300+ strong data scientists and technologists team, which delivers a varied suite of data solutions across multiple technologies, leveraging the very-Big Data sets of PayPal and cutting-edge Machine Learning algorithms. Our solutions directly impact the company’s bottom line and customer experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive coordinated management of inter-dependent projects in Agile and waterfall environments
  • Identify, track & mitigate cross-team dependencies for projects
  • Manage project/program level communications within GDS, and with our partners
  • Ensure timely delivery of projects, and that measurable KPIs are documented
  • Drive any other operational excellence activity required to ensure a streamlined production process of our data science deliveries

Requirements:

  • 2+ years program or project management experience. Data sciences/analytics/fintech domains - a plus
  • Experience in complex corporate environments – a plus
  • Self-managed, proactive, with a strong sense of ownership
  • Experience with Project management & Collaboration tools: MS tools, Rally, Confluence, Jira
  • Experience in Agile and waterfall environments
  • Agility in working across time zones (we have teams in NA, EMEA and APAC)
  • A people’s person with solid communication skills (both online and off) to varied levels of audience.
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative, open team environment
  • Superior attention to details and organization skills

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.

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