Sr Product Manager, Alternative Payments in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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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 244 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.

Are you looking for a career path that combines technical savvy with business perspective?
As a Senior Product Manager in the Alternative Payment team at PayPal, you will drive existing product areas and help develop new ones to deliver regional payment methods within various PayPal experiences to our customers.

You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a keen eye for detail, the courage to dive into key strategic initiatives and the drive to make the product a reality.


  • Drive end to end definition and development of alternative/regional payments within PayPal. This includes definition and development of payment user experience, payment APIs and processing, reporting and settlement
  • Work with internal teams to define and set up process to sell and support alternative/regional payments
  • Partner with payment service providers to integrate their services into our alternative payment platform
  • Lead and deliver in a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders – Engineering, Operations, Risk, Legal, Sales, Business Development, Marketing and UED
  • Manage a roadmap for your product area based on the input from all stakeholders and key customers
  • Make tough priority calls and trade-offs balancing available time, talent and critical business needs
  • Lead sprint planning, daily standups, retrospectives and write user stories.


  • Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree.
  • 4 to 6 years of experience in execution of tech related projects preferably in an agile software development environment with lots of ambiguity.
  • Has experience delivering products in a matrixed organization.
  • Strong experience in core product management with a track record of getting things done.
  • Strong business acumen and excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of platform service models, including Platform as a Service (PaaS).
  • Experience with Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures (REST APIs).
  • Experience in payments strongly preferred.

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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