Director of Product Management
Company: PayPal, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Director of Product Management in San Jose, California, United
States of America at PayPal Job DescriptionAt 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.
Braintree lets you move money from one place to another safely and
securely. Every time you pay for an Uber ride, book a stay through
Airbnb, or pay with PayPal when you check out online, you're
probably using our product. It sounds complex (and it is), but we
make it so simple you can't tell we're there.We solve world-scale
problems and provide opportunities to match. We build diverse teams
that recognize our strengths and allow us to work on our
weaknesses. You bring skills and a relentless focus on the
customer, and we'll provide the support you need to do the best
work of your life.
Braintree has experienced explosive growth over the past few years
and as its customers have grown and expanded, so to have the
complexities and interdependencies of Braintree's product
portfolio. As a result we are seeking a seasoned Product Management
leader to deliver on our major, multi-disciplinary, global
This individual must also have a strong business orientation and
ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical teams.
He/She will possess a proven ability to work with existing
applications and processes and successfully migrate or interface
those with newer technologies.
Reporting directly to the Head of Product Management, this role
will have the additional responsibilities:
Translate business objectives into execution strategy (tactical and
strategic), lead and successfully execute the strategy through
strong collaboration and agile leadership.
Design and staff a world-class organization leveraging both
internal and external candidates required to execute a successful
Provide go to market plans for major Braintree/Paypal initiatives
and product offering that ensures measurability, ongoing
sustainability and rapid growth
Work with multiple delivery teams to take ownership and
accountability of technical project planning and delivery for major
cross functional product and infrastructure build out programs.
Develop trusted relationships with key technology and functional
leaders & stakeholders to drive focus on the strategic program
objectives and optimize program delivery. This includes supporting
and holding resources accountable for their responsibilities within
Ensure data is collected to appropriately inform decision making
for mitigating risks and resolving issues.
Utilize internal tools and iterative mindset to create a
collaborative environment that fosters autonomy, transparency,
mastery, innovation and learning; promotes continuous
Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or
prevent programs from delivering on program objectives.
Drive for clarity to keep teams moving forward.
Provide "go to" leadership, transparency and visibility to the
Success in this role comes from strong product leadership and
delivery at the intersection of the Team, Product & Business
What we look for in you:
10+ years of strong product management experience with at least 5
years in in execution of tech related projects preferably in an
agile software development environment.
Experience as a Product Manager and/or product management is
Thorough understanding of technologies and products required to
bring payments solutions to market at scale and globally
Proven track record of getting things done and done well with lots
of examples of projects you've spearheaded.
Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal,
relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to
work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment.
Thorough understanding of product development processes and
lifecycle; ability to adjust and apply this knowledge in a dynamic
environment using iterative methodologies.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a history of
hands-on, detail orientation.
A service oriented attitude of "Customer First", curiosity in all
things, and a hunger for knowledge.
Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives
and technical and non-technical team members alike.
Ability to successfully collaborate with multiple technical
functions in the areas of infrastructure, account management,
software engineering and customer support.
Outstanding communication skills, permitting complex technical
matters to be understood by business professionals
Balances technical and commercial acumen; able to communicate "what
is possible" and what will have the biggest impact on the
Able to understand the direction of commerce experiences online and
offline and define a product direction to maximize for impact on
Able to define key OKRs and use metrics to drive performance and
provide data in support of key decisions
Stays abreast of key competitor actions and their implications or
threats to the business
Executing for Results
Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and
taking initiative to resolve problems; holds internal stakeholders
accountable where appropriate
Able to demonstrate examples of strategic enterprise-wide solutions
that were conceptualized & rolled out across a
Able to manage product delivery across multiple product development
teams to ensure all short-term(tactical) and long term (strategic)
plans stay on track
Drive a culture of agile and outcome driven product management
Ability to lead people and build teams for excellence in product
management and delivery.
Defines and translates a vision into actionable plans
Build and lead a team of stellar product managers
Building Relationships and Using Influence
Ability to influence and achieve alignment across a range of
different opinions and interests
Strong communication, listening, and negotiation skills; able to
convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner
Develops loyalty and commitment in others by articulating an
appealing vision for the future, communicating high expectations,
developing and mentoring direct reports, and setting an example in
one's own behavior
We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way
of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to
At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive
global economy. And we can't do this without our most important
asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every
stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental
health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care
for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment,
employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To
learn more about our benefits please visit
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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment
revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make
financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and
secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million
consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive
in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.
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regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status,
physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex,
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reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
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guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19
vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them
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