Manager, Web Optimization and Reporting in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

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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 210 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 is looking for a Manager of Web Optimization and Reporting. This role is based in San Jose on the US Web Channel Team. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities and design gaps with the goal of improving revenue and the overall conversion rate on the US site. You will also be striving to enhance the user experience, optimize for search, and increasing the findability of key products and solutions.

You will drive user testing and make optimization recommendations based on test data. You will also provide insights and guidance on the overall functionality of the website.

Analyzing visitor behavior and site performance, designing/executing effective and measurable tests that drive incrementality and then determining concrete actions should be second nature for you. Setting up web dashboards and regular reporting of results to insure that the US site is continually improving are also a key functions of this role.


  • Translate insights into clear direction to agencies which would guide the wireframing/prototyping process.
  • Identify design problems and recommend elegant solutions.
  • Inform strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new functions/features.
  • Develop website testing strategy and manage roadmap of tests.
  • Monitor KPIs and report on site performance, always looking for actionable insights and making recommendations.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas.


  • Five or more years of UX analysis experience.
  • Expert level in web analytics and proficiency in tools such as Google Analytics or Adobe Site Catalyst.
  • Understanding of industry best practices around UX testing and optimization, as well as understanding of best in class tools.
  • Experience with flow analysis, click mapping and data mapping.
  • Understand how to build easy to read yet insightful dashboards.
  • Have owned an A/B and multivariate testing program.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet stakeholder’s needs and vision.

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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