Engineering Manager in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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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 286 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.

Engineering Manager at Venmo As an Engineering Manager in the Experience organization at Venmo, your team will be responsible for building and supporting customer-facing experiences within our mobile application.  The Experience organization works with the product organization to develop and maintain our mobile applications at Venmo.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a cross functional team of engineers to design and build customer experiences
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team that helps each other with a willingness to learn and teach each other - within the team and across Venmo
  • Iterate with our UX and Product teams in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch
  • Work with Product and Project Management to ensure high quality, timely output
  • Help triage issues, track software defects, and ensure their timely resolution
  • Promote simplicity in solving complex problems across our infrastructure systems and teams as we scale.
  • Mentor, coach, and grow engineers
  • Play a key role in people-related initiatives including recruiting, onboarding, performance reviews, training, career advancement, etc.

What We're Looking For

  • 6+ years’ experience in software design and development
  • 2+ years of experience managing software engineers individually and in a small team
  • Experience hiring, mentoring, coaching and developing top engineering talent with a focus on increasing diverse perspectives
  • Successful track record of managing small teams of engineers and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to provide honest, direct and actionable feedback to the team and follow up with relevant coaching and guidance

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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