Senior Engineering Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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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.

Engineering Manager for services and data infrastructure team

PayPal is a company that is reinventing money.

For the first time in history, you will have the power to help people buy, borrow, donate, shop, sell, and trade safely on their own terms. Together, we’re unlocking a $26 trillion economic opportunity for more than 165 million people around the world.

As a key member of PayPal's Data Platform team, you will help develop highest quality infrastructure services.  You will create database infrastructure services and more. You will be responsible for defining the infrastructure workflows, data services platform.


  • Recruit and work with the most awesome engineers at PayPal’s Data Platform team
  • Build highly scalable services that support our business; for instance, handling and managing thousands of PayPal transactions per second.
  • Improve existing systems’ performance, reliability, scale and resiliency
  • Design database services, connection caching, key-value pair systems with high availability and throughput
  • Define best practices that sets standard in software quality
  • Create solutions for big challenges on projects and services
  • Lead projects and teams to deliver large set of features that is used by thousands of PayPal’s application developers
  • Work very closely with Product Managers and Designers who are building world of economic opportunities


  • Work effectively with and lead a dynamic team of engineers
  • Interface with internal teams, customers, and partners
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and business unit leadership in developing project objectives and timelines
  • Get involved at a hands-on level designing and execution
  • Define project and release scope
  • Work with the team on detailed technical design
  • Strong background working in an infrastructure/framework/C++/Java team
  • Strong software design, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Mentor engineers through formal and informal discussions, code reviews, design reviews, technical presentations, or as a consultant on projects
  • A Positive "can do" attitude with the ability to articulate thoughts and ideas and see them to fruition

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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