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Sr. Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

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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.

In this role, you will work to understand the current PayPal Home experiences along with all their supporting features across our technology stacks. Then, as the Sr. Product Manager for Home, you will identify the problems, friction points and enhancement that will drive a new innovative experience that will meets the needs of our consumer base, new or existing throughout their life cycle, keeping them engaged on a daily basis.

To succeed in this role, you will need strong judgement, customer obsession and analytical mindset. You must be able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. You will need to navigate ambiguity and collaborate with multiple teams to deliver innovative and impactful solutions. You will be responsible for features, governance and the content that make up the end-to-end experience of PayPal consumer products, and for ensuring we maintain a high quality, consistent and compelling user experience.


You are a senior technical product leader with a head for business, and a pragmatic, strategic approach to problem-solving. You are highly data driven. You are hands-on, non-political, with the ability to influence leaders across different business and functional teams.

You are consumer focused and have demonstrated examples of successfully delivering compelling user features for consumer products. You are execution focused and can appropriately prioritize and manage conflicting requirements. You have proven your ability to establish credibility at the executive level and experience gaining consensus and approval for product planning efforts across multiple functional leaders. Ideally, you have developed consumer-facing features by partnering with design and research teams, quantifying your hypothesis with data and then executing with engineering teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop roadmaps and drive key product initiatives.
  • Develop feature requirements and facilitate agreement with key stakeholders.
  • Define success metrics, develop A/B tests and analyze product performance.
  • Utilize data analytics, research, product reviews, user feedback and product testing to ensure consistency and quality across all end user features.
  • Build strong relationships with business partners (e.g. content, marketing, advertising, finance, etc.) and development partners (e.g. design, engineering and data science).
  • 5+ years of experience.


  • EE, CS degree or similar technical background.

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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