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Sr Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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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.

PayPal Credit products play a vital role in fulfilling PayPal’s mission to democratize financial services. Within the Credit team, we are striving to reimagine our credit products to provide fair, fast and flexible products that responsibly enable our Customers to meet their financial goals. We are seeking a high-performing product manager to be part of the PayPal Credit Merchant Product group. As a product manager in the PayPal Credit group, you should be a self-starter, and have the ability to influence a cross-functional team across the organization.  You will define product strategy working closely with business stakeholders, customers and architects. As part of the team’s charter, you will be responsible for solving customer problems, and ensuring that the product design align with the overall strategy and goals of the PayPal Credit business.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Product owner for Consumer Credit merchant products
  • Define product scope/ strategy, capabilities, KPI’s
  • Create and own product requirements, in the form of user stories.  Own and manage the product backlog, including prioritization to ensure delivery of value to the business
  • Data driven approach (customer and user feedback, SWOT analysis and competitive analysis) to identify new product opportunities and enhancements. identify product gaps, generate new ideas, influence investment decisions to improve product capabilities
  • Lead product domain strategy, quarterly roadmap and commitment to the business stakeholders
  • Work with engineering to craft and own long-term business architecture (LTA) with 3 year outlook
  • Effectively communicate strategies & trade-offs up to senior leaders and down to development teams
  • Influence business to rethink product requirements based to result in best outcome for customers
  • Owns and manage product commitments and outcomes to the business
  • Work with business stakeholders to understand customer needs and compare with competitive product offerings in the market while developing product requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years’ experience in product management, ideally in ecommerce, online retail, digital payments, or consumer credit;
  • Passion for customer focused design and market leading user experience
  • Proven experience in setting product strategy and leading execution of complex, cross-functional initiatives
  • Ability to develop tight partnerships with critical partners across cross-functional teams: design, engineering, and core product teams
  • Experience leading and working with technology teams hands-on doing technical product management working with APIs, services.
  • Proven experience working with industry standard project management concepts, such as Agile methodology
  • Extensive use of applying analytics to design, including ownership of experimentation platforms/plans and extensive application of quant/qual research methods
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or a business discipline

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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