Manager, Software Development in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

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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.

1. Lead the team through a transformation from legacy systems in C++ to next-gen systems in Pega PRPC
2. Lead workflow development in next gen tool with expertise in PEGA PRPC.
3. Understand the product requirement, big picture and drive the team to deliver the product in agreed effort & schedule
4. Provide thought leadership to the team particularly and help in bringing agility to the process in implementing business flows.
5. Translate business needs into technology solutions and roadmaps based on deep understanding of the business needs and technical inventory.
6. Drives or understands technical designs to consensus and approval as a leader within PayPal’s cross-functional technology team so that the Designs and proposed solutions are scalable that can be extended and reused for future requirements.
7. Leads, collaborates and communicates well with the development teams across the globe.
8. Provide regular high-level communications to the executive staff and detailed communications to company-wide stakeholders
9. Deliver high quality applications within aggressive timelines, with little or no guidance
10. Proactively engage with other members and cross-functional teams to ensure all open issues are identified & resolved.
11. Increase overall code, product quality in the organization
12. Identify and mentor critical engineering talent, identify and recruit technical leaders into the organization.
13. Set goals for the team and drives it to completion
14. Set goals for the people reporting to him and monitors the progress
15. Mentors team members and works with them on career progression
16. Technically savvy and willing to lead people by guiding them
17. Executive presence to influence strategy and direction at VP level

  • 14+ years of software engineering experience with at least 6 years of designing and delivering enterprise applications
  • Clear understanding and practical experience with different development methodologies and Integration technologies.
  • Must exhibit strong leadership and exceptional technical skills
  • Must be passionate about providing world-class solutions for millions of customers across the world
  • Must possess a track record of innovation and execution in a high-pressure environment
  • Make timely, high-quality decisions, based on limited information
  • Proficient using industry standards and technical expertise to establish best practices and strategic technical solutions.
  • Well versed in software engineering methodologies such as RUP/Agile, and a deep understanding of Software Architecture/Design Patterns
  • Well versed in PEGA PRPC & other Frameworks
  • Exposure and experience in Java, J2EE
  • Should have global development exposure and willing to work in a global setup
  • Should be highly proficient in communication.
  • Work experience in all phases of systems development lifecycle - requirements, development, testing, deployment & providing live support; Will be responsible for design, develop and support products throughout all phases of the life cycle;
  • Must demonstrate a sense of urgency and ownership to drive projects to completion and be successful in a collaborative environment.
  • Should have experience working with teams in rapid delivery environments
  • Has successfully managed performance (includes creation of goals, conducting performance reviews etc)
  • Making a significant impact by coaching and training your employees to be high performing contributors
  • Leads and motivates teams in a fast-paced, dynamic, and global environment.
  • Ability to self-organize and work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Solid understanding of web technology, browsers, user interface issues and quality assurance.
  • Ability to think “outside the box” and contribute to the improvement of internal processes. 
  • Ability to adapt to changing business priorities.
  • Must be able to present results, and challenges to our Leadership Team, as well as answer tough questions gracefully.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and function effectively in an ever-changing environment.

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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