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Sr Engineering Manager - FReD Platform



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023
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:
Meet our team The Payments Engineering organization builds and maintains the highly scalable, available, secure, and compliant payments platform of PayPal. This platform helps PayPal’s consumers and merchants to move and manage their money. This role is for the Instrument Processing Platform team, which is part of the Payments platform team.  What you need to know about the role A customer and employee focused, hands-on full stack engineering manager, responsible for managing a team of engineers who will be designing, implementing, and delivering state of the art FReD (Financial Reference Data) Platform of PayPal. The ideal candidate for the role will be a combination of a) a “seasoned technologist” with strong experience in building large-scale distributed transaction processing systems and solving complex problems. b) a “customer champion” who has a flair for building products that delight customers and grow business presence. c) a “people leader” who has keen inclination to attract, groom and develop a talented and engaged team. d) a “collaborative partner” willing to build trusts, relationships, and networks across the company to meet business goals.

Job Description:
Your way to Impact

This is an opportunity to be a technical leader. You will work closely with product and business functions to come up with optimal solutions to drive key revenue, growth, and compliance initiatives. You will get an opportunity to work on one of PayPal’s most heavily used services to build and support systems that serve tens of millions of requests per day with low latency and high uptime.

Your day to day

  • Building a culture of collaboration, innovation, inclusion and wellness.
  • A person who can lead by example and inspire a team of engineers to perform and deliver to the organizational goals.
  • Have strong business and technical vision and the ability to communicate this vision to multiple stakeholders.
  • Be customer focused and passionate about providing world-class solutions for millions of customers across the world.
  • Sense evolving business trends and translate them into needs into technology solves.
  • Have deep conceptual and technological understanding of contemporary concepts such as mobile development, cloud computing, social networking, Big Data etc.
  • Exhibit strong leadership and exceptional technical skills, hands on programming skills.
  • Constantly look out for discovering new value by means of innovations, new processes, methodology, product capabilities, patents and more.
  • Be willing to represent PayPal and the team within internal and external forums.

What do you need to bring

  • Rich experience leading backend development teams building high performant, secure, scalable cost effective back-end applications, good understanding of deployment methods and various database technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with large-scale software architecture and development, and/or high-volume websites and web services.
  • Solid understanding of web-scale architectural considerations such as security, performance, scalability, reliability etc.
  • Proven experience in both real-time online transaction processing systems as well as non-real time asynchronous processing.
  • Strong Object oriented programming skills and expertise in Java/J2EE
  • Experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit Testing and build tools.
  • Working experience with databases such as Oracle/MySQL etc.
  • Exposure to building and deploying Cloud native software is a plus.
  • Exposure to cloud native/compatible databases like Spanner, Postgre SQL, Dynamo, etc is a plus.
  • Exposure and understanding of NoSQL databases and microservices is a plus.

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 visit

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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