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Technical Solution Data Architect in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

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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.

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 267 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. When applying for a job you are required to create an account, if you have already created account - click Sign In. Creating an account will allow you to follow the progress of your applications. Job Description Summary: The Technical Solution Data Architect will support Finance Data Solutions in the development and execution of strategic transformation programs & initiatives, strategic engineering architecture design, resource allocation, and performance monitoring. The nature of role is strategic, analytical and highly collaborative, working with team members across World and as a liaison for PayPal GoPay China launch program. The role will be charged with leading a 1st class engineering team in Shanghai office, capable of scaling, transforming and driving data insights for the Financial Data Regulatory Platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop, and grow a high performance, multi-functional team to take the business forward and demonstrate superior leadership in line with the PayPal values
  • Build scalable systems, lead technical discussions, participate in code reviews, and guide the team in engineering best practices
  • Provide technical leadership and contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, documentation, and support across multiple platforms (Python, Hadoop, SAP, Teradata, Machine Learning)
  • Provide technical leadership in Cloud Solution such as GCP
  • Establish a consistent, project management framework and development processes to deliver high quality software, in rapid iterations, for business partners in multiple geographies
  • Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
  • Experienced in balancing production platform stability, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt across a broad landscape of technologies
  • Establish a productive and collaborative team environment to ensure there is a strong customer focus in all activities of the function at all times

Experience required:

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent from a leading university
  • 7+ years of post-college working experience as an architect in Engineering  or Data-Analytics
  • 4+ years’ experience of Data Analytics platform implementation
  • Understanding of Apache Spark/Hadoop and the Data Analytics ecosystem.
  • Understanding with one or more SQL-on-Hadoop technology (Hive, Pig, Impala, Spark SQL).
  • Strong conceptual and creative problem-solving skills; ability to work with considerable ambiguity; ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly. Relentlessly resourceful and scrappy
  • A great communicator and strong project management skills
  • Experience leading teams in a global complex matrix organization involving multiple reporting lines

Skills & Abilities required:

  • Must be results focused and highly energetic to drive the defined team and organizational goals
  • Given the growth nature of this business, individual must be pragmatic and capable of working in a fast moving and entrepreneurial environment
  • Analytical with superior problem solving skills over near and long-term planning horizons
  • Highly detailed with a systematic approach, sense of responsibility and strong, positive customer focus
  • Financial literacy to manage P&L and efficiently communicate with stakeholders

Behaviors:

  • Deliver Stand out Results – Delivers outcomes that make a significant business impact
  • Execute Well – Creates clear focus, plans and priorities for teams
  • Innovate – Identifies and owns significant business improvements
  • Evangelize Technology: absorbs and propagates new technology
  • Enable and Grow Talent – Highly effective coach, mentor and developer of people
  • Lead Completely – Sets programs:  delegates to and enables teams

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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