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Manager, Software Development 3 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/24/2018

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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.

PayPal’s Partner engineering team is looking to add an experienced leader for partner onboarding team. Do you want to join the team that is on the journey to conquer the Business to Business segment and build best in class partner experiences ? Our partners range from e-commerce sites, marketplaces, shopping carts, down-loadable carts and many more – are you excited to take on this challenge ?

Every day at PayPal, we are changing the way the world does business by challenging the status quo, innovating and enabling business between millions of people across the globe. We build BIG and NEW products to drive worldwide commerce. Be it the next mobile payments solution, or a high availability money movement platform, we solve problems on a scale you just can't find elsewhere.  

At PayPal, no matter which of our offices, brands, or locations you call home, you’ll discover consistent benefits that are intended to support you—in your work, your life, your passions, and your future. This is where innovation meets reality! Are you an individual who is ready to grow and join our global community? We would love to talk to you about it!

About You

You will be instrumental in helping scope out both the near-term experience for our partner onboarding as well as the next evolution of our product. You love crafting solutions that are capable of delivering billion of hits every day. We’d like to know that you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy driving innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development. You enjoy working in collaboration with multiple stake holders around the globe and are adept at handling ambiguous situations 

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

Job Requirements:

• Managing a rapidly evolving technology stack on a diverse set of platforms ranging from Java, Rest services, React/Node ;
• Facilitating and driving key technology decisions with senior technology stakeholders;
• Attracting, retaining and building top notch back end engineering talent;
• Be a mentor, technical leader and thought leader for a talented team of both front end and bak end engineers, challenging them and helping them grow;
• Partnering with Product and technology stakeholders to balance aggressive roadmap against engineering principles; 
• Building a culture of learning and sharing technology insights across the technology teams;
• Driving consistent practices in hiring, training and development across the technology organization;
• Bring innovation to the table that helps in improving the resiliency of products you are responsible for, sell your ideas and be part of the change;
• Looking for continuous improvement in productivity and quality;
• Tracking business impact of features on a regular basis, and rely on performance data to make informed decisions about possible changes or improvements;

• Deep collaboration with cross functional engineering and product teams to evolve the reporting platform;

• Mental agility to move fast and comprehend the business impact. 


• Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining high performance, high availability (24x7), large-scale web based software applications;
• Passion for building greatworld class products;
• Excellent communication skills and ability to grasp and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts;
• Ability to work in a fast paced, agile development environment;
• Ability to partner with business units, product management, project management and cross-functional teams to deliver business results with agility and quality;
• Ability to motivate skilled back end engineers and get the best out of them;
• Experience building and managing highly effective engineering teams, conducting performance reviews, making compensation decisions and recruiting talent;
• Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities;
• Proven results oriented person with focus on customer experience and delivering quality products;
• 7+ years of experience managing and growing engineering teams (10+) that are responsible for large scale, high volume websites;
• Solid knowledge of algorithms and design patterns;
• Solid knowledge of web services (REST/JSON), JavaScript/Node/React;
• Strong Agile skills and proven track record for product delivery;
• Entrepreneurial drive, demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast paced environment;
• Demonstrated development team building and people management skills;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Flexibility and an ability to work in a matrixed and dynamic environment;

• Ability to represent PayPal in the industry via speaking engagements;

• BS/MS in Computer Science with 15+ years of working experience. 

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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