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Senior Data Solutions Architect in Bangalore at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/20/2021

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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 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.

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, PayPal plays an active role in defining the future of how people buy, sell, lend and donate. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. We believe that now is the time to reimagine money, to democratize financial services, so that managing and moving money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We believe every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. We have an obligation to empower people to exercise this right and improve financial health. The Enterprise Data Lake Team is within the Technology Platforms Experience organization. Its charter is to build a more effective platform for managing data across our rapidly growing enterprise. To achieve this vision, we are looking for people with a passion and curiosity to solve customer problems with data. The internal stakeholders for the Program include but are not limited to PayPal Inc.’s Product Teams, Finance, Risk, Compliance and Strategy Teams. Our External stakeholders include Customers and Regulators amongst others. We are seeking a Platform Architect with experiencing in designing and implementing platforms for large scale financial services institutions. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong technology knowledge coupled with effective communications skills to lead through influence and become a trusted advisor to our Technical Teams. You have the technical expertise to lead software and architecture discussions and guide cross-functional product and engineering teams throughout the design, testing, and production delivery cycle. The candidate should possess deep understanding of financial product data and associated platforms and technology. For example, this experience would include financial product master data, customer data, transaction data, financial reporting data, liquidity and market risk data, financial forecasting data, risk data and regulatory data. Come join our team if you’re an individual who’s a fast, innovative thinker with the ability to quickly recognize opportunities and apply your exceptional technical knowledge and skills to deliver on data solution that support outstanding customer experiences while driving operating margin and data quality improvements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive strategic design of the Enterprise Data Lake platform . . . including logical & physical platform architecture, data modeling, and support throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Work with technical product leads to design and deliver solutions that optimize use of product data.
  • Lead complex discussions and engagements that may involve multiple project teams from PayPal and our partner organizations. 
  • Construct and maintain business and technical architecture models that lever industry standards and use cases to create operating efficiency.
  • Provide strategic guidance and direction to development teams.
  • Oversee technical project delivery process to ensure alignment and consistency with sound architecture principles.
  • Identify any product/functionality gaps and collaborate internal product and technology teams to define the necessary development to support solution delivery.
  • Be a technical subject matter expert and represent the full internal and external capabilities of the platform.
  • Work closely with internal teams including compliance, privacy, risk, information security, support and operations to ensure all business requirements are considered in the design process.
  • Participate in the development of architectures, strategies, and policies around data governance; including master data management, metadata management, data quality and data profiling.


  • 7+ years’ experience building large scalable platforms, specifically with a focus on solving cross-functional requirements for data.
  • Experience in architecture, design and implementation of Financial Systems/Platforms such as Core Banking, Back-end Payment Hubs, Financial reconciliation and reporting, Treasury, Tax, FP&A, etc.
  • Experience and understanding of data & how to design data models for Payments, FinTech, Financial Services industry is required.
  • Expertise in designing for reliability, availability, scalability and performance in large scale systems
  • Extensive knowledge of data management strategies & technologies, and how to influence for the right approach based on business requirements.
  • Experience in designing for various physical environments, both on-premises as well as in the cloud, while influencing for the most efficient approach based on business requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey complex topics through effective documentation as well as presentation.

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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