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Lead Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

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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 267 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.

Payment Product and Engineering (PPE) is responsible for managing the global products and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system. At this time, PPE is seeking a senior manager, product management to help support PayPal’s rapidly evolving global business.

This position will be cross-functional in scope and will focus on:

  • Enabling “open banking” products with the focus of collection of customers’ financial data for the purpose of risk management and better customer experience
  • Innovating / new product development based on “open banking” capabilities
  • Work directly with the business, understanding the developments and players in the “open banking” space globally
  • Responsible for meeting KPIs attached to the “open banking” suits of products
  • Hands on, flexible product manager with the ability to work across multiple teams, detailed oriented while considering the bigger picture and long-term strategy
  • Support all aspects of product management, with an ownership mindset and consistent delivery on commitments
  • Engaging closely with the engineering team, applying agile methodology, to help determine the best technical implementation methods as well as a reasonable execution schedule

Required Skills

  • 10+ years’ experience in product management
  • 5+ years of experience in the payments industry
  • Experience working across multiple, cross functional global teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively and diplomatically
  • Experience in working with product, design, engineering and other key stakeholders necessary for software development
  • Ability to grasp business requirements and have the ability to optimize overall operations to achieve business goals efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Ability to work with broader leadership team to provide readouts and set expectations
  • Ability to quickly operationalize new ideas and drive change across the broader organization
  • Experience in executing various aspects of product management, from industry best practices and customer requirements assessment to product design to process optimization
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated experience in process improvement through the use of data driven analysis

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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