Product Manager - Payments in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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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 244 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.

The Payments Product & Engineering (PP&E) team is responsible for defining and managing the global payment platform and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system. At this time, PP&E is seeking a payments professional within the Americas Market team. This role will be cross-functional in scope and will focus on developing innovative payment solutions and managing core payment product functionality in partnership with financial institutions, networks and processors in the U.S.

The individual will:

  • Program manage internal and external partner relationships to develop and execute payment solutions for PayPal.
  • Work with cross functional teams to develop product requirements related to our core product offerings, and work with the wider Payments Product team, marketing and engineering on implementing them.
  • Works closely with Senior Manager to manage a portfolio of relationships with networks, banks and service providers to ensure that payment solutions meet revenue and profit objectives; Creatively leverage partnerships to further PayPal’s strategic business objectives.
  • Partner with Compliance and Legal teams to meet partner compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with Senior Manager in partner assessment and integration of Financial Institution/Network partners.


  • Energetic, creative and able to deliver innovative solutions  
  • Ability to cope with a fast-paced and changing environment, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to deliver results under pressure
  • Must handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail and should possess strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in card issuance and/or acquiring  at a bank, network, processor or consultancy is a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Project management experience focused on processes and efficiency improvement.
  • Proven record of successful client interaction and creative problem-solving skills
  • BA/BS from a four-year college or university.  MBA a plus. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Payments industry background
  • 5 to 7 years of experience
  • Product management experience
  • Business development 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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