Engineering Lead in San Francisco - Braintree/Venmo at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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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 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.

About Us: Braintree lets you move money from one place to another safely and securely. Every time you pay for an Uber ride, book a stay through Airbnb, or pay with PayPal when you check out online, you’re probably using our product. It sounds complex (and it is), but we make it so simple you can’t tell we’re there. We solve world-scale problems and provide opportunities to match. We build diverse teams that recognize our strengths and allow us to work on our weaknesses. You bring skills and a relentless focus on the customer, and we’ll provide the support you need to do the best work of your life. The Role: As the Engineering Lead, you will drive execution and delivery across the product teams that onboard and service merchants. You will help us hire diverse and talented people, support the self-development and career growth of team members, and foster an inclusive and collaborative environment in which people do their best work. You will need proficiency and deftness in tackling technical, organizational, and human challenges to grow strong teams that deliver complex payment products. Had you been with us in the last month, you would have: Articulated a vision and strategy for your organization. Pulled together an initiative team chartered with an ambitious project that touches multiple existing services. Regularly checked in with your tech leads, team managers, and the individual contributors across your organization. Closely collaborated with product managers to create and update roadmaps. Read and commented on pull requests or technical proposals. Worked with a small team of motivated engineers to revise hiring practices. Whiteboarded a new service with a team technical lead. Graciously received constructive feedback from a colleague about an improvement opportunity for you and/or your teams. Responded to changing requirements by adjusting the expectations and plans for one of your organization’s teams. Researched a new solution to assess feasibility for one of your teams. Attended an Open Dev demo session to learn from colleagues across engineering teams. Jumped on calls with key customers to understand their strategic plans and technical challenges. Coached tech leads, managers, engineers, and other team members through challenges and towards new opportunities for career growth. What we look for in you: Exceptional written and verbal communication. Deep curiosity about people and systems. Empathy and emotional intelligence. Knack for forming motivated teams of smart, creative people. Significant experience writing high quality production software. Experience leading a team of managers and technical leads. Conflict resolution skills. Ability to deliver constructive feedback that leads to meaningful changes and growth. Analytical skills for creating and interpreting metrics. Track record of delivering technical products. Perks: Open dev days: every two weeks we spend a day working on projects that interest us and help us expand our skills and knowledge Participation in the technology community: we help cover travel and attendance costs for conferences, and we offer opportunities and tools for speaking. Check out our Careers page for more company perks. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don’t hesitate to apply.

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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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