Paypal-Senior Manager, Software Development

Austin, Texas, United States

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Job Description Summary:The Technology Platforms and Experiences (TPX) team is the technology engine that powers PayPal’s business. We deliver a seamlessly scalable, exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. The Console is the Web/CLI interface to all TPX platform capabilities. Thousands of PayPal developers build and run hundreds of applications processing billions of calls daily with high availability and reliability using capabilities available in Console. As a team, we are constantly learning, while being proud of our systems knowledge, technology breadth, and intellectual curiosity. We are driven to empower PayPal developers in the best way possible!


  • Drive Engineering strategy and vision for the product working closely with customers, product managers & executives 
  • Facilitate and drive key technology decisions with senior technology stakeholders
  • Partner with product, technology, program and analytics stakeholders to deliver a sustainable technology platform that demonstrably serves customers
  • Define and set standards for engineering rigor and help cultivate an engineering driven culture
  • Predictably deliver results in a fast paced, agile development environment
  • Drive architecture, design, and delivery of large-scale enterprise grade products & platforms
  • Track business impact of features and rely on data to make informed decisions 
  • Build a culture of learning and collaboration, that bets on bold innovation to take on audacious challenges
  • Practice extreme ownership
  • Manage and coach teams comprising highly skilled engineers at different experience levels
  • Recruit, coach, and develop top full stack engineering and management talent


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 14+ years of experience planning, designing, developing, and delivering large scale platforms and products.
  • 7+ years of experience as an engineering manager leading software development teams
  • Proven expertise in Web and Cloud computing technologies
  • Proven expertise in designing, implementing and maintaining high performance, large-scale distributed and highly available platforms and products
  • Expertise in managing Agile development teams, with the ability to coach team members on the Agile mindset
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage a large, diverse set of to-dos – vigorously prioritize, stay on top of multiple work streams, monitor progress, hold owners accountable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Experience recruiting top talent, building and managing highly effective engineering teams
  • Have strong executive presence
  • Have empathetic, global mindset that prizes diversity of thought, cultures & backgrounds

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