Senior Engineering Manager, Bot Platform in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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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 286 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 PayPal Enterprise Services Platform team is looking for a Senior Manager of Engineering to lead the Bot Platform team. This team has an exciting charter to build a best in class Customer Self Service experience for PayPal users across multiple channels like Chat, SMS, Voice and other social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp etc.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build, launch and maintain multiple bots trained for solving specific issues and enable PayPal customers to self-service themselves on the PayPal platform.
  • Build a Bot Factory which enable faster development and training of Bots.
  • Partner with Business, Product, Architecture to build a Bot Platform 3-year strategy that can extend the Bot Platform capabilities beyond chat and into servicing other channels like SMS, Voice and Social Media, and form an Omni-channel strategy.
  • Come up with a clear execution plan including estimates, hiring, ramping and training the team
  • Show technical leadership to a group of seasoned software engineers. Motivate and mentor them for success.
  • Maintain highest level of system availability (99.9%) and put together a plan for coverage for any live issues that may come up.


  • Good understanding of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing techniques.
  • Previous experience with building a large scale Bot Platform is huge plus.
  • Having a Platform mindset and previous experience building PaaS (Platform As a Service) capabilities
  • Ability to design, build and maintain large scale distributed systems including real-time, near-real and batch systems and datastores.
  • Good understanding of Microservices, REST architecture.
  • Prior experience managing managers

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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