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Engineering Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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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.

What is the opportunity? PayPal Merchant Marketing Engineering is in charge of creating solutions that help large enterprises understand their customers and personalize their shopping experiences. Former Jetlore team (AI powered prediction platform) is looking for a hands-on technical leader who is experienced in scaling distributed systems and building high performing teams. As part of our team, you’ll join us in building a new product that will leverage our personalization technology to provide a better shopping experience for PayPal consumers. We are a fast-paced organization and we are looking for people who want to collaborate broadly and deal with ambiguity. If you are a technology champion, passionate about delivering great quality products and cultivating excellence in the teams, you’re exactly what we’re looking for. The product has a lot of visibility at PayPal and there are lots of opportunities for growth.

What you will do?

  • You are a hands-on technical lead. You code and lead by example.
  • You drive technical conversations and participate in architectural decision-making. You lead code reviews.
  • You can drive change. You are passionate about driving both technology & infrastructure changes as well as cultural changes
  • You foster innovation. You are always thinking about and championing new ideas and innovations around product, process and people.
  • You collaborate with cross functional engineering, product and global teams to evolve the platform and product
  • You strive to bring consistency in practices and processes across the multi-tiered architecture
  • You spend time and effort hiring top talent, coaching and developing people to bring out best

What do you need to succeed?

  • 8+ years software development experience building scalable web application and service-oriented architectures; MS in Computer Science/Engineering or BS with equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of technical leadership and architectural guidance 
  • Practical experience in hiring, mentoring and developing engineers
  • Proficient in Scala/Java/C# and modern databases/storage technologies
  • Solid knowledge of design patterns and engineering best practices

Excellent communication skills and ability to grasp and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts


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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