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Software Engineering Manager

Company: PayPal
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
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.

We are looking for an engineering manager to help strengthen our world class risk prevention and mitigation systems and combat cybercrime. In Global Fraud Risk (GFR), we're responsible for fraud detection, risk management and regulatory compliance services across PayPal and it's subsidiaries, specializing in money movement between users. We facilitate this money movement by designing, implementing, and supporting systems that detect patterns that might indicate fraudulent activity when users use PayPal to send money. The Venmo Risk Engineering team is responsible for managing fraud across Venmo products, including P2P, VenmoPay, Crypto, Business Profiles, and more. In this versatile role, you will be responsible for helping shape the future of mission critical risk systems by using a combination of analytical, technical, and communication skills. You will be collaborating closely with engineering, product and operations to design and develop features for our highly complex and heavily distributed risk environment, and will be organizing, leading, and developing the world-class talent inside our organization.


  • Build a team of highly motivated and capable engineers
  • Define roadmap and vision for the next generation of capabilities

    • Deliver awesome experiences for customers
    • Provide guidance and mentoring for team mates in growing their careers
    • Work with other business units and collaborate across competencies
    • Ensure that your team is able to resolve project issues, communicate status, and coordinate activities with peer teams across geographies


      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent experience).
      • Extensive experience developing distributed software
      • Demonstrated proficiency in Java, Spring, and Git

        • Experience designing complex distributed systems, applying architecture and design patterns, and using technology to solve complex real-world problems
        • Experience working in and leading agile teams
        • Experience leading / managing a team of engineers
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Ability to create structure and drive progress in an ambiguous environment

          • Demonstrated ability to scope, create and successfully deploy new strategy/ initiatives / capabilities
          • Experience interacting with engineering teams from multiple locations and time zones
          • Ability to attract and retain world-class talent

            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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.


Keywords: PayPal, Hartford , Software Engineering Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Hartford, Connecticut

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