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Manager, Software Development 2 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

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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.

PayPal lets you move money from one place to another safely and securely. Every time you pay for an uber ride, book a stay through Airbnb, or pay with PayPal when you check out online , you are probably using our products. It does not sound straightforward, but we make it so simple you cannot tell we are there. We solve world-scale problems and provide opportunities to match. We build diverse teams that recognize our strengths and allow us to work on our weaknesses. You bring skills and a relentless focus on the customer, and we will provide the support you need to do the best work for your life. Our solutions need to scale across millions of such interactions, integrating with various other APIs in real-time, and yet providing high availability to the business. To achieve this, we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs.

The Engineering Team:

Our focus is team with smart engineers who are passionate about their craft and excited to build software unique solutions in the space.

At PayPal, developers have the chance to work on various teams and stacks. Although most of our software is written Java and Node, we believe in using the best tool for the job. For example, we’ve written check out experience in node and backend application in Java and contextual commerce in Python.

About the Role:

Manager, Software Development 2

As a Manager, Software Development on the Enterprise & Partner Segment Solutions (EPSS), you will work closely with technical leads and product managers to lead a team delivering the best solutions for our customers. The goal of EPSS is to simplify global commerce for enterprises and channel partners. You will help influence technical and business strategy by making an insightful contribution to priorities and approaches. Set the standard for engineering excellence, take the lead in identifying and solving ambiguous technical problems, and architecture deficiencies. You will develop a deep understanding of the people, technologies, and practices of your team. Apply your expertise to planning, prioritization, and execution. You should have experience building distributed systems at scale, passionate about iterating fast in a start-up environment, and getting the right design for our customers. You will support the self-development and career growth of individuals, and foster a supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment in which people do their best work.


  • Managing a rapidly evolving technology stack on a diverse set of platforms ranging from Java, Node.js, React, spring, web APIs, SDKs.
  • Own the efficiency, growth, and delivery of a team. Making sure the team is as productive as possible to complete short term and long term objectives.
  • Manage the career path and goals of your team member, conducting regular 1-on-1s, and giving feedback.
  • Own and continuously refine the processes and communication strategies your team uses to build and support products.
  • Active in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and coaching a team with combined skill set meets the organization’s current and future needs.
  • Work with a product manager and tech lead to ensure that the roadmap is realistic and understood.
  • Build a deep understanding of how our products work and are built. Though you will not be expected to code regularly, you will need to grasp code and architecture concerns fully.


  • 12+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience in leadership roles managing software engineers with excellent coaching skills.
  • 5+ years of experience building Restful APIs, particularly loosely coupled architectures and micro-services, dev-ops model.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in software development (Coding, testing, implementation etc..)
  • Solid knowledge of Java, node, spring, JavaScript, webservices (REST/JSON).
  • Excellent working in a fast-paced, iterative, agile development environment.
  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and /or Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent.

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



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