Engineering Program Mgmt 4 in Remote Florida at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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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 237 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.

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you embrace an attitude of ownership towards your projects, teams, and stakeholders and the responsibility that goes along with that ownership? Do you think in terms of transforming the business users’ experience in a positive way? Are you an innovative thinker? Do you believe that relationships are how things get done? Can you develop solid business relationships with product owners, business stakeholders, and system owners? Have you managed large programs?
We are looking for a program manager with experience in hardware and infrastructure programs. This will involve server hardware, network, and distribution of applications to desktops of a large user base. An in depth, working knowledge of these systems and processes and experience in management of large programs in these areas is required in order to succeed in this position.
The Service Delivery & Engineering Program Manager (PgM) will be responsible for oversight of all the projects related to their assigned system(s). This will include working directly with the business product owners to identify their pain points related to the system; learn their vision for the system; and assure that the appropriate level of requirements are provided for each project request. The PgM will also be responsible for creating the project roadmap for their assigned systems as well as coordinate the prioritization process that goes along with it. The PgM will manage projects as well as coordinate with other project managers assigned to program projects.
The PgM will become a subject matter expert for the systems they are responsible for. This requires understanding of how the system is used by the business, what its features are, and which features are crucial to the various user teams.

Job Requirements

  • Five years of program/project management experience.
  • Experience with and a working knowledge of server and network infrastructure, hardware installation, and distribution of applications to desktops of a large user base.
  • Experience managing large projects.
  • Experience in agile methods
  • Strong project management full life cycle experience in large scale projects.  Working with large and diverse teams in multiple locations.
  • Facilitate dialogue with the various department stakeholders to understand and document their project requests.
  • Manage projects to successful On Time/On Budget/On Quality delivery
  • Proactively identify and report on risks, issues and dependencies for the project
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and succinctly, complex design and technical issues, as well as business and product requirements 
  • Strong presentation and documentation skills, proficient in PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Able to manage financial and procurement duties as part of program management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with matrix reporting structure.
  • Project management experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:
    • Large system implementations
    • Customer service call center systems
    • Information Security/Network Security
    • Hardware refresh
    • System integration
    • Disaster recovery testing
    • PCI Compliance
    • Telecom
    • Networking
    • Firewalls
  • Demonstrated:
    • Ability to summarize and present complex issues to a variety of audiences: technical, non-technical and executive personnel
    • Flexibility and adaptability to fit the needs of the project, making progress despite ambiguity
    • Ability to work within existing processes, but able to understand and define where new, different or abridged processes should be used
    • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as events warrant
    • Ability to work across group boundaries and forge cross-functional relationships

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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