PayPal Technical Product Manager in San Jose, California

Technical Product Managerin San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 12/5/2018

  • Job ID: R0040283

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 254 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, the technical product manager is responsible for developing data products platform to empower PayPal's Risk and Customer Operations in creating effortless customer experience.


  • Support PayPal's Risk and Customer Operations team by providing creative solve to the business needs in the form of data products. Data products include data instrumentation, variables’ calculation, analytical insights, predictive scores from machine learning.

  • Work with data architects, data engineers, and data scientists in the development of data products. The typical process starts with initial ideation and includes analysis/research, prototyping, requirement documentation, design, development, QA, deployment and UAT.

  • Bridge business users and the technology organizations. Lead collaborations and discussions among cross-functional teams for effective solution-building or issue-resolutions.

  • Leverage strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking capabilities, and in-depth understanding of PayPal’s data to collaborate with business users, data engineers, and data scientists. Brainstorm, strategize the “right” data products, and document the technical requirements.

  • Influence, support and contribute to the development of PayPal’s data strategies.


  • 8+ years of experience with bachelor’s degree OR 5+ years of experience with a Graduate degree.

  • An ideal candidate should have a successful track record as either a business/data analyst or a data (warehouse) specialist, preferable in Financial Services industry

  • Must have experience collaborating with cross-functional teams.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Strong understanding of database principles and SQL.

  • Experience working with large databases and Data Analysis.

  • Hands-on experiences with Teradata, Hadoop, R, Python, and data science are strong plus.

Other Important Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking – preferable experience in financial industry.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentations skills.

  • Passionate about providing innovative data solutions.

  • Creative problem solver in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be a team player and enjoy collaborations with cross-functional 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.


Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.