Engineering Program Manager Lead

Paypal Scottsdale , AZ 85250

Posted 4 weeks ago

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.

Job Description Summary:

What you need to know about the role

As the Engineering Program Manager Lead, you will lead portfolios for the Payments and Platform engineering teams as they build for our next several years of rapid business expansion.

Meet our team

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.

Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions to make them intuitive, friendly, and even fun. And it worked: people love sending money with Venmo, and we're growing by leaps and bounds!

Job Description:

Your way to impact

You will collaborate with PMO leadership to drive the product lifecycle and product prioritization process while delivering the engineering organization's portfolio, including the technical roadmap to grow and scale Venmo as well as driving technical deploys in support of the product roadmap

Your day to day

  • Manage the team of Program Managers who support the Payments and Platform teams at Venmo

  • Build, implement and manage the intake process for engineering teams across the organization

  • Proactively manage across stakeholder groups to establish interdependencies, identify risks and resource constraints, and eliminate significant roadblocks in a timely fashion.

  • Evangelize the PMO and the engineering portfolio with internal and external stakeholders across Venmo and PayPal

  • Help to build engineering forecasting and reporting tools to improve delivery

  • Be an Agile champion for all engineers, testers and leads

  • Ensure regular, active communication with adjacent programs and external stakeholders, including international regions.

What do you need to bring

  • 8+ years in tech: infrastructure, security, program delivery and/or development

  • 1-2 years' experience in people management

  • Proven track record of delivering products, preferably in the mobile or payments space

  • Proven ability to develop effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology stakeholders and multiple geographies

  • Success in agile delivery, including use of tools like JIRA

  • Success in developing program/project level artifacts to support a major software implementation program with concurrent releases

  • Deep experience with communicating up to executive leaders

  • Experience using data and analytics to help make decisions on your programs

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.



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Our Benefits:

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

Who We Are:

Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

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 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

As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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