Software Development Manager @ PayPal - San Jose, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Software Development Manager

PayPal - San Jose, CA

Who we are: At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

Job Description Summary: Chances are, you are a PayPal customer or love someone who interacts with our products. Every company has customer service challenges, and our team is using new technology to change customer experiences for the better. We are seeking a savvy engineering manager to lead a highly motivated team of individuals focused on artificial intelligence, data science, and machine learning. The person in this role will be excited about employee development and will enjoy the challenge of helping direct this shifting team’s efforts to help shape PayPal’s overall approach to emerging technologies.

Job Description:

The person in this role:

  • Works cross-functionally and builds meaningful relationships and feedback loops with engineering, product, and architecture to deliver solutions that make PayPal more efficient and personalized over time

  • Creates a world class experience by continuously reviewing our functional capabilities; operational capacity; scalability and reliability

  • Runs brainstorming and discovery exercises

  • Increases visibility of the importance of new technologies for the entire organization by promoting the team’s wins and capabilities

  • Seeks opportunities to open doors for PayPal as a pioneer in the broader tech community when it comes to emerging technology

Our ideal candidate is:

  • familiar with data science, AI, or machine learning, preferably starting out as an engineer

  • schooled in management and leadership philosophies with 5+ years (preferred) experience as a lead or manager

  • motivated to succeed with a positive attitude and internal work ethic

  • comfortable working in an organization where collaboration, communication, and relationships are highly valued

As a company, we value talent from all walks of life. We understand that people are more than the boxes and labels ascribed to them. We’re committed to trailblazing a more inclusive future. As such, if you feel you are the right person for this role, but aren’t sure you meet all the requirements, apply and share your story with us. If you’re unsure you’re a fit, but you’re still curious, we’re still happy to see your resume and consider you.

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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 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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