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Data Transformation Product Manager in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/8/2019

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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 277 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.

We are helping rethink how we use data at PayPal to fulfill the needs of our customers (both internal and external). We drive creation of delightful, frictionless and complaint payment experiences while maximizing the value of our data. Join the Data Transformation team at PayPal. In this role, you will get an opportunity to define, orchestrate and enable critical data initiatives across multiple business partners all over PayPal delivering value through the power of data and data driven insights. We work closely with partners, across numerous business domains, including compliance. Given the high-profile nature of Data Transformation, this role offers regular visibility to senior management and the opportunity to materially impact PayPal’s business. It will also give you broad exposure across PayPal, you will develop a deep understanding of the business from end-to-end.


  • Product Ownership: Responsible for one or more highly complex product/project delivery. With minimal guidance, develops a product strategy for the specific area and leads project execution. Represents their product to customers and to peers across PayPal and is seen as a critical stakeholder for feedback on new feature ideas.
  • Data Area Owner: Go to person for their product's feature, design and domain details. Ability to present information about their product to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Requirements: Engage with internal or external customers for requirements. Ability to capture, document and present requirements without any assistance.
  • Problem Solving: Understand and provide inputs for the trade-offs in launching the feature. Successfully able to collaborate to resolve deadlocks and present feasible solutions. Ability to drive an agreement on a solution and its adoption.
  • Technical Expertise: Facilitate technical discussion for their product and provide feedback and inputs in the technical and architectural design. Ability to review the tech specs and architectural design docs.
  • Negotiation: Manage the expectation of internal and external customer by effectively prioritizing resources, work and negotiating product/project needs.
  • Innovation: Lead the team to ideate, do POC and implement change to bring innovation in their product, grooming new technologies and presenting them to management.


  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering 2+ years people manager for software development team
  • 7+ years working in enterprise business systems analysis or a similar role in large enterprise BI or data warehouse teams preferred.
  • Technical and tactical experience related to BI and/or data warehouse development and a strong understanding of how the technologies to be used to deliver the right solutions.
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL query language.
  • Ability to draw on technical background to work with both business and development teams.
  • Experience with BI / EDW solutions in a large-scale enterprise environment, such as Teradata.
  • Good in Analytics throughout product lifecycle – documentation, communication and systems
  • Ability to engage with Business users and understand their needs. Communication with Business – own the communication channel with business area. Present data products to all levels in the organization.
  • Problem solver, innovative thinker.
  • Ability to work with and across teams in an agile environment. Experience in agile project development life cycle a strong plus.
  • Working knowledge of JIRA and familiarity with Teradata, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Qlikview and etc. 
  • Good knowledge of PayPal products, business process, business acumen, business domain understandings.

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, related Engineering field or equivalent work experience showing client service and/or management consulting.
  • Demonstrated experience architecting, developing or maintaining production-grade cloud solutions in public clouds such as Google Cloud Platform.
  • Working knowledge of common open source server side infrastructure such as Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, MySQL, Cassandra, Hadoop/Spark, NGINX, RabbitMQ, Jenkins, TeamCity, OpenAPI/Swagger etc.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills with a focus on translating business requirements into technology solutions and vice versa.

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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