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Sr. Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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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 254 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.

API 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 and expand globally with PayPal.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Product Manager with API development experience, who is passionate about building platforms that flexibly drive and ensure exceptional experiences for PayPal’s ecosystem of Consumers, Merchants, Developers and Partners.  You will own, drive and create payment related APIs to enable our partners to rapidly build, iterate and refine payment experiences via web, mobile web and native interfaces.

You are customer-centric, continuously demonstrate strategic & analytical abilities, and are laser focused on executing at scale. In this role, you will partner with diverse cross-functional teams to lead, execute, monitor, and deliver results for partners, sellers and developers. You must have the ability to succeed in a matrix environment, where success is dependent on your ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners in a positive, productive, and transparent way.

Job Responsibilities:

Define the vision and strategy for flexibly delivering payment services to meet the needs of platforms in diverse segments

Translate the vision into a roadmap, author product requirements, work with the Engineering team to design the API.  and lead an agile team to build and refine the payment APIs, meeting milestone dates, driving decisions and escalating appropriately

Build relationships with the wide array of teams who own elements of the vision to share execution and create disciplined accountability

Collaborate with regional teams to ensure that the product solution delivers against regional business objectives and partner needs

Work cross-organizationally with customer support, operations, legal, compliance, risk management, user experience, QA and other functional areas to ensure alignment with related go-to-market activities


Experience of building world class APIs, developer experience and documentation

5+ years’ experience with software or technology product management – 8+ years of related professional experience

Background in analytics, user focus groups and research to create product roadmap, make product decisions and iterate rapidly

Strong technical background to deep dive into API development along side engineering. Hands on experience with API interfaces design, preferably REST

Superior organizational skills, plus ability to thrive in a matrix environment where success depends on a high degree of cross-functional collaboration in multiple geographies

Strong attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Team player; ability to interface and build relations at all levels internally and externally

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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