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Senior Data Engineering Manager

PayPal Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Onsite) Full-Time
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to revolutionize commerce globally to make moving money, selling and shopping, personalized and secure. 

Job Description Summary:

What you need to know about the role :
We are seeking an experienced engineering manager to lead a talented geographically distributed engineering team , responsible to maintain and enhance a foundational platform to scale up Unified Integration Platform solution development at PayPal and enable intelligent decision making in everything we do.
Your way to impact :
The ideal candidate is customer-centric, strategic & analytical in decision making and laser-focused on executing at scale. You are passionate about building platforms at scale, cutting-edge technology, innovation, winning in the market and delivering on their commitments. You should have technical expertise and working experience in similar to lead technical and data science discussions and guide cross-functional teams through functional definition, solution, and integration on large scale. You have a proven track record of leading, coaching and mentoring their teams to reach their highest potential.
Meet our team
DAiS Data Foundation Service team owns and maintains the data for all operational and analytical purpose within PayPal

Job Description:

In your day-to-day role, you will:

  • Lead and inspire a high-performing engineering team to build and scale a highly secure, reliable and performant platform to enable a standardized end-to-end model development and production lifecycle with delightful user experience  

  • Drive a results-oriented culture with a strong focus on engineering excellence, execution, and craftsmanship as a Customer Champion 

  • Develop trusted partnership with business, product, data scientists and architecture leaders to drive optimized platform product delivery; Manage stakeholder planning and communications ensuring key outcomes 

  • Recruit, coach, and mentor the best engineering and management talent 

  • Ability to lead complex technical and data science discussions and engagements that involve multiple personas including data scientists, data engineers, analysts and developers  

  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent products and programs from delivering on product and program objectives. Balance urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and taking initiative to resolve problems; holds internal stakeholders accountable where appropriate 

  • Strong communication, listening, interpersonal, influencing, and negotiation skills; able to convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner 

  • Develops loyalty and commitment in others by communicating clear expectations, developing and mentoring direct reports, and setting an example in one’s own behavior 

What do you need to bring:

  • Masters / bachelor’s in computer science, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Information Systems, or related disciplines, with technical expertise in one or more of the above-mentioned areas or equivalent practical experience.

  • Solid track record of over-achieving engineering and platform delivery and scaling targets in high volume, innovative and fast-paced high-pressure environment; proven results in delivery on platform product 

  • Global mindset with ability to think about culture, language, and other aspects when putting the customer at the center of all outcomes.  

  • Working experience in data & AI/ML field, including new and emerging technologies in Machine Learning/Deep Learning, Generative AI, and Big Data. 

  • Working experience with Agile methodologies and durable team concepts  

  • 12+ years’ experience in software development with 5+ years experiences as a people manager.

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization and across multiple domains 

  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills; ability to build and lead a team across geographically distributed locations  

  • Passion for leading and developing direct reports; providing guidance, consultation, and opportunities towards improving their professional skill set 

  • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage a large, diverse set of to-do’s – vigorously prioritize, stay on top of multiple work streams, monitor progress, hold owners accountable 

  • Communication style motivated by brevity and purposeful outcomes with experience interfacing with executives 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong management skills for planning and executing complex multi-team projects. 

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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:

to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has been revolutionizing commerce globally for more than 25 years. Creating innovative experiences that make moving money, selling, and shopping simple, personalized, and secure, PayPal empowers consumers and businesses in approximately 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit  ,   and  .

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 .

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