Sr. Eng Manager, CXP in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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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 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.

PayPal is looking for a thought leader in mobile & web development to lead engineering teams focused on building & scaling mobile apps and expanding web experiences that service our 210M+ Consumers. You will be leading development teams that build our Node based web apps and iOS / Android based Mobile Apps that help hundreds of millions of consumer to send/request money, manage finances and much more in a simple and effective way. You will lead our efforts to personalize these Experiences, partner with Product, Design and PMO organizations to define a strategic vision for the Experiences & Platforms and build / grow teams to execute flawlessly towards the vision.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in hiring, building and retaining top talent, establishing scalable and sustainable architecture, collaborate on the vision & strategy by partnering closely with the Product, Design and PMO organizations.


  • Hire, develop and retain top talent and be responsible for the overall talent strategy and structure of the org.
  • Quickly learn the expectations of our 14M and growing merchant base around use of current portals.
  • Partner with product & design to leverage technology innovations such as Algorithmic personalization, search, widget based portal architectures and advances in Mobile to exceed the merchant expectations.
  • Provide thought leadership to the broad org around mobile app development and App Store Strategy.
  • Guide decisions on architecture and technical strategy.
  • Manage competing priorities, bring predictability to the team’s overall performance and delivery.
  • Take full accountability for quality, innovation and timely execution finding appropriate balance and pushing the envelope on all three dimensions.
  • Build a strong management layer to ensure solid bench and appropriate support for the rest of the team members.
  • Be a critical and active member of the overall merchant engagement leadership team.

Skill Set:

  • 10+ Years of development experience
  • 2+ Years development experience on either iOS or Android, and have shipped apps to app store and/or Google Play
  • Web development experience across multiple stacks ideally either Node or Java or C++ being one of them.
  • 4+ Years managing software development teams
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, develop and retain top technical talent
  • Experience working in a large matrix org collaborating with partners to co-own products
  • Experience building high volume customer facing applications at scale
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in good architecture design
  • Passion for easily readable code and interest in getting close to the code
  • Firm grasp of fundamental data structures and algorithms

Education :

BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent

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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