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Engineering Program Management in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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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 305 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.

Our teams drive and deliver programs across PayPal, building new products and launching them globally. These programs span multiple teams, projects, locations and involve complex technologies. Program Managers plan, execute, track and manage end to end solutions to ensure the desired customer and business value is delivered. Theydrive efforts across the PayPal enterprise – focused on product teams and including operations, infrastructure, and all other functions necessary to deliver our goals. They always demonstrate a solid understanding of the program vision and roadmap and keep stakeholders aligned to ensure success.We are currently seeking Program Managers with relevant experience in Agile project management, product launch management, change management and organizational dynamics.

Organize and lead planning activities resulting in the creation of
a release/program roadmap. Ensure all teams align with
enterprise planning expectations.
Define launch strategy for new product capabilities including
geographic scope and rollouts, detailed timing, ramp and
analytics plan
Proactively manage across stakeholder groups to establish
interdependencies, identify risks and resource constraints, and
eliminate significant roadblocks in a timely fashion.
Exercise smart decision-making and effectively collaborate with
other leaders and stakeholders to address key issues and
roadblocks aggressively and in a timely fashion.
Ensure measurable KPIs are developed for the program, and that
they align to the overall KPIs for the product.
Design and manage pilots and beta testing
Create and manage clear Gating Criteria with business partners
for Go/No-go decisions.
Ensure regular, active communication with adjacent programs
and external stakeholders, including international regions.
Identify program impediments and address including proper
escalation to individuals/groups as needed
Lead program retrospectives and commitment to improvement
on a regular cadence
Advocate and manage program implementation according to
PayPal’s product lifecycle management
Maintain awareness of cross product/program synergies and
actively communicate opportunities to simplify or better align
work across teams.
Lead effective project / program governance and stakeholder
management, ensuring adequate understanding of timelines,
resource needs, risks, contentions, and dependencies
Assess the current methodology, identify / rationalize gaps vs.
best practices, and continuously improve the process to support
our aggressive deployment schedule.

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