Software Engineering Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

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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 Alternative Payments is enabling businesses to grow globally by supporting various regional and global payment options through a uniform integration. We are building state-of-the-art platform and architecture to scale rapidly and deliver compelling consumer experiences across all our payment flows. We are looking for an engineering leader who is experienced in scaling large scale distributed systems and building high performing teams. As part of our Online Payments team, you’ll join us in our goal of making PayPal the best possible choice for paying online. We are a fast-paced organization and we are looking for people who want to collaborate broadly and deal with ambiguity. If you are a technology champion, passionate about delivering great quality products and cultivating excellence in the teams, you’re exactly what we’re looking for.


  • Lead a team of software engineers and technical leads focused on Alternative Payments global expansion
  • Lead execution of a rapidly evolving product roadmap on a diverse set of platforms ranging from JS, React.js/Node, Java, Rest services, SQL
  • Own end to end reliability, availability and performance of the product
  • Look for continuous improvements in productivity and quality
  • Hire top engineering talent, grow your direct reports and team overall
  • Collaborate with cross functional engineering, product, stakeholders and global partners to evolve the platform and product
  • Foster a culture of continued innovation around product, process and people


  • 10+ years software development experience building scalable web application and service oriented architectures
  • 5+ years of technical leadership and architectural guidance 
  • Experience recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management.
  • Ability to partner with business units, product management, project management and cross-functional teams to deliver business results with agility and quality
  • Proficient in variety of programming languages and frameworks - JS/Node/ReactJS/Java/JEE/Spring/Hibernate/JPA/JAX-RS/JMS
  • Competent in design/implementation for reliability, availability, scalability and performance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to grasp and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts
  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering or BS with equivalent work experience.

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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