Senior Engineering Manager - Full Stack in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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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 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’s Partner and Marketplaces engineering team is looking to add an experienced customer facing leader in Full stack engineering. Do you want to join the team that is on the journey to conquer the Business to Business segment ? This is an awesome market opportunity which has the potential to bring thousands of new customers to PayPal.

Day to Day you will guide a team of engineers to implement tactical direction against organization goals. You will lead the operations and activities of an area, work with stake-holders to ensure quality of execution in this area, spending 30% of your time developing people and your team.

A successful manager :

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to individual contributors on their team. Influence, motivate and coach their team to perform at their greatest potential.
  • Write web application code following best practices of accessibility, internationalization and instrumentation.
  • Partner closely with design & product to craft great product experiences.
  • Be a crafts(wo)man and encourage code craftsmanship across team.
  • Deliver code in an agile team environment.
  • Assist with application deployments in our Cloud environment.
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.


  • Experience in software engineering team leadership
  • Strong technical background including hands-on web application engineering experience
  • Ability to collaborate closely with cross-functional groups inclusive of design and product organizations
  • Desire to drive product innovation through real-world experimentation
  • Experience with Node.js a massive plus

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of Javascript application design, development and testing experience
  • Minimum 7 years leading front end engineering teams or projects
  • Expert knowledge of Hmtl, Css, javascript
  • A solid experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of web application frameworks such as Backbone, Node, Ember and React/Redux.
  • Experience with web frontend technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap, and jQuery/Dojo/YUI.
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms and design patterns.
  • Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.
  • Experience developing automated unit, integration and functional test suites.
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.
  • Clear communicator to varying levels through email/IM’s/person
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science is desired

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Developing essential management skills – performance management, setting and aligning goals, team building and career development
  • Execution : resource planning and ability to manage projects to achieve organization goals
  • Influence: Ability to influence peers throughout technology.
  • Thought Leadership : Able to effectively sell and implement change.
  • Autonomy and Resourcefulness : Independently proposes initiatives and can drive them to solution
  • Business Acumen : Understands and demonstrates that management is business steward-ship

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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