Senior Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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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 237 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.

As a Senior Product Manager in the Lighthouse analytics team, you will own the First Party Instrumentation & Tracking product portfolio that enables developers and product managers and analysts within PayPal to understand their consumers’ behavior and measure and track KPIs for their products. You will be responsible for:
• Driving product strategy and creating capabilities that application teams can leverage to have a direct impact on PayPal end user experience
• Working cross-functionally (with global BUs, engineering, and design) and developing strong relationships that help build trust with key partner teams.
• Evangelizing product roadmap internally and externally in informal and formal settings
• Running lean experiments to inform future investment areas

At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you are ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We are proud to work here. You will be too.

Core Platform and Infrastructure (CPI) team is the technology engine that powers PayPal’s business. We deliver a scalable, efficient and highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. Thousands of PayPal developers build and run hundreds of applications processing billions of calls daily with high availability and reliability on our Java middleware framework products. As a team, we are active in the open source community, are proud of our systems knowledge, technology breadth, and intellectual curiosity. We are driven to empower PayPal developers in the best way possible. The Lighthouse Analytics team in PayPal builds behavioral analytics, experimentation and ML products similar to Google Analytics, Optimizely and Azure ML Studio.

Responsibilities: As a Senior Product Manager in the Lighthouse analytics team, you will own the First Party Instrumentation & Tracking product portfolio that enables developers and product managers and analysts within PayPal to understand their consumers’ behavior and measure and track KPIs for their products. You will be responsible for:

  • Driving product strategy and creating capabilities that application teams can leverage to have a direct impact on PayPal end user experience
  • Working cross-functionally (with global BUs, engineering, and design) and developing strong relationships that help build trust with key partner teams.
  • Evangelizing product roadmap internally and externally in informal and formal settings
  • Running lean experiments to inform future investment areas

Qualifications: 

  • Experience driving strategy for infrastructure products in a top tech or payments company. 
  • Proven experience working in an agile environment in a Product Owner role.
  • Experience in building cloud scale services and a deep understanding of distributed systems.
  • Passion to seek an in-depth understanding of customer needs and turn that insight into a compelling vision and strategy for the product area
  • Strong execution and ability to drive work to completion.
  • BA/BS in CS required.

Success in this role requires the following:

  • Inspiring all levels of the organization with your product vision and customer passion.
  • Identifying new opportunities based on research, industry trends and best practices, driving innovation.
  • Building a strong product management practice by continually assessing the needs of the customer, market trends and competitive opportunities.

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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