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Manager, Software Development in Bangalore at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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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 375 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 Developer Platform & Experiences (DPX) organization is looking for a Manager of Software Engineering to manage the Test Platform team in BLR. Being one of the leaders in the FinTech industry, PayPal has built a unique testing ecosystem to support the Quality and Compliance needs of software and developers. This will continue to evolve as a key differentiator to enable PayPal’s growth . We are looking for a leader who will build and guide the team which supports platforms and processes which allow for seamless iterative development experiences. The ideal candidate understands the complexity of a fully scaled out micro services architecture and can make intuitive judgements on how to support it in a highly reliable and effective manner. In addition to addressing the need of the environment, you should also be a super star leader who builds relationships with product and platform development leaders and organizations. As the leader of a central team, you will have the opportunity to work across PayPal enabling developers to break down technical barriers, and strengthen existing systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire a high-performing engineering team building a Test Platform which is at the crux of providing  friction free development experience.
  • Partner with various internal PayPal groups to ensure reliable and consistent operations
  • Drive a results-oriented culture with a strong focus on engineering excellence, execution, and craftsmanship as a Customer Champion.
  • Develop trusted partnerships with developers, partners, and architecture leaders to drive optimized platform product delivery.
  • Lead complex technical and strategic discussions that involve multiple personas including engineering, architect, product, customer, and other stakeholders.
  • Bring a strong industry perspective that can help shape and evolve the internal PayPal developer experience to be as good or better than other leading technology organizations.
  • Drive effective, mature Agile practices and continuous execution improvements within your teams.
  • Manage stakeholder planning and communications ensuring key outcomes
  • Recruit, coach, and mentor the best engineering and management talent
  • Build, coach, and manage a strong team of engineers that set the standard and can up-level the overall talent of the extended organization.
  • Provide a strong understanding of native mobile developer platforms and bring broad thought leadership to the next generation mobile developer experience.
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent products and programs from delivering on product and program objectives.
  • Balance urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and taking the initiative to resolve problems; holds internal stakeholders accountable where appropriate.

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of industry experience with 2+ years of leadership experience.
  • Effective management and collaboration with geographically distributed teams.
  • Passion for software quality engineering, previous experience build tools to solve for this is a plus
  • Working on problems involving scaling , innovation in fast-paced high-pressure environment; proven results in delivery on platform product.
  • Demonstrated strength at leading all phases of the Product Lifecycle – from setting the vision to roadmap planning, requirements capture, project definition, execution, and operational excellence.
  • Metrics driven engineering culture and pays attention to tracking KPI’s to meet the autcomes
  • Knowledge in DevOps practices and tools.
  • Strong communication, listening, interpersonal, influencing, and negotiation skills; able to convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Manage a diverse team of talented software engineers; attract, grow, and retain talent while building a culture of accountability, quality, innovation, and inclusion
  • Knowledge in Microservices interactions, Cloud Technologies, CI/CD, Jenkins, Testing methodologies is preferred.
  • Can thrive in an environment where success depends on a high degree of cross-functional collaboration to solve complex problems.

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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