PayPal Partner Integration Engineer in Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom
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.
Primary Job Responsibilities
· Act as primary technical point of contact for the partner for all implementation-related activities throughout the integration lifecycle. Attend partner meetings as the technical lead, and drive technical conversations that result in the delivery of the project. Run technical presentations, facilitate demos and provide sample integrations that support the pre-sales process.
· Demonstrate a clear understanding of partners’ product, process and technical requirements of payment processing across all channels - and the ability to match these with existing PayPal solutions.
· Depending on the initiative, own or contribute to detailed solution design documentation to clearly define compelling solution proposals.
· Facilitate setting up of test accounts, provide technical development support, and guide the partner through testing, validation, certification pre-launch activities and post-sales performance.
· Work in collaboration with a core project team across all phases of the sales cycle; pre-sale with the commercial/sales manager and solution architect, project delivery with the engagement manager, and post-sale with technical account manager. Work with a wider cross functional team of internal PayPal business partners (legal, compliance, privacy, risk, operations etc.) that lead to the timely delivery of a partner solution integration.
· Ensure the Partner implements optimal integration strategies and techniques with a high degree of quality utilizing PayPal’s defined best practices. Review in-depth technical information including sample code, white papers, FAQs, and snippets for distribution to PayPal partners.
· Advise management and appropriate groups on support issues impacting partner satisfaction and provide recommendations for appropriate actions. Be the “Voice of the Customer” and relay constructive feedback to core Product, Engineering and other internal groups on ease of use and new functionality.
· Exceptional English written and verbal business communication and presentation skills.
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
· 5 years prior experience as a pre-sales integration engineer, sales engineer, or technical consultant, preferably in a Professional Services environment.
· Strong knowledge of online payment processing across web, mobile app, and in store.
· API design and development
· RESTful Services
· Familiarity with libraries like jQuery or Backbone.js
· Front-end (CSS) frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap
· Familiarity with database technologies (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB)
· Exposure to web server technologies (e.g. Node.js, J2EE, Apache, Nginx, ISS, etc.)
· Experience with Frameworks related to their server-side language of choice (e.g. Express.js, Ruby on Rails, CakePHP, etc.)
· Ideal candidate will have experience in working with enterprise organisations - preferably retailers, ecommerce, shopping carts and payment gateways.
· Ability to influence, persuade and successfully interact with all levels of client and internal organizations, including C-level executives, middle management, finance and operations, project/technical staff.
· The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter, self-learner, proactive and customer focused, and a leader who is passionate about creating delightful experiences for our partners.
· Knowledge of using Salesforce is preferred.
· Prior experience working with shopping carts and payment gateways is a great plus.
· Fluency in another European language. If the successful candidate is selected for the Berlin office location, German will be a requirement.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.