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Sr. Product Manager - Technical in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/4/2020

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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 305 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.

Partner Payments – Senior Product Manager Partners are a key channel for growing PayPal’s two-sided network of sellers and buyers. Join the team developing end-to-end payment solutions targeted at rapidly growing online platforms in segments such marketplaces, shopping carts and crowdfunding sites. We are building and delivering capabilities that enable platforms owners and their participants to seamlessly onboard, process payments, disburse funds and expand globally with PayPal. We are seeking a Product Manager who is passionate about building capabilities to help the Partner solution better meet the needs of its target segments. This role will focus on supporting our partners' monetization needs and diverse business models. You are customer-centric, continuously demonstrate strategic & analytical abilities, and are laser focused on executing at scale. In this role, you will study the market and the competitive landscape, and build the strategy and roadmap for your product. You will also partner with diverse cross-functional teams to drive, execute, monitor, and deliver results for partners, and sellers. You must have the ability to succeed in a matrix environment, where success is dependent on your ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams in a positive, productive, and transparent way.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deeply understand our customers and their needs
  • Work with leaders to develop a winning strategy to build the product and grow the business
  • Translate a global vision into a roadmap, author product requirements and guide an agile team to build and refine capabilities, meeting milestone dates and driving decisions 
  • Work cross-organizationally with teams such as onboarding, operations, treasury, legal, compliance, risk management, reporting and other functional areas to deliver a global offering that meets customer requirements and regulations
  • Effectively communicate strategies & trade-offs up to senior leaders and down to development teams  
  • Own product commitments and outcomes to stakeholders
  • Manage and report status on projects. Ensure timely and accurate completion


  • 5+ years’ experience with software or technology product management – 8+ years of related professional experience
  • Previous experience with product managing APIs and/or platform products
  • Experienced in analytics and local market research to create product roadmap, make product decisions and iterate rapidly
  • Organizational skills, plus ability to thrive in a matrix environment where success depends on a high degree of cross-functional collaboration in multiple geographies
  • Customer centric, ability to think through customer experience end to end
  • Strong attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Previous experience with payments, billing or invoicing will be helpful but not a must have
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Business acumen and an ability to think strategically
  • Team player; ability to interface and build relations at all levels internally and externally
  • Sense of humor

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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