Senior Staff Engineer - Analytics at PayPal Inc.

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

Who we are

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. We're a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We're guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

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Job Description Summary:
Leader and Expert in defining domain architecture, technology strategy in alignment with enterprise architecture, business requirements and technology roadmaps. Provide technical leadership, mentoring and governance to the engineering teams across the globe in an insight platform and data solutions organization

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

Leader and expert in defining domain architecture, technology strategy in alignment with enterprise architecture, business requirements and technology roadmaps. Provide technical leadership, mentoring and governance to the engineering teams across the globe in an insight platform and data solutions organization

Job Description:


  • Responsible for providing architecture and engineering leadership, define architecture solutions, form best practices, work with Engineering and Product counterparts across the globe in an insight platform and data solution organization.

  • Report to the Sr. Director of the organization. Lead and mentor engineers globally, establish best engineering practice, work with directors, managers, and operations to ensure that systems meet reliability, accuracy and performance goals

  • Lead multiple complex business domains and lead architecture strategy and innovation for these domains

  • Drive both technology and product innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

  • Constantly innovate in Compliance FinTech/RegTech space to improve overall efficacy and efficiencies using state of the art technologies (big data, machine learning, block chain and others)

  • Collaborates with leadership across the board to effectively to deliver solutions and projects.

  • Work with remote geographic and cross functional teams to build quality and timely solutions.

  • Responsible for developing multi-year platform strategy and products roadmap, including architecture blueprints.


  • 10+ years of experience in enterprise and cloud based (GCP ideally) insight platform design, development, architectural leadership for FinTech and RegTech, consumer facing platforms engineering teams

  • Expertise in building large-scale AI / ML based solutions such as NLP, Computer Vision, predictive analytics etc. for complex business challenges such as process automation, pattern recognition, and insights and action recommendations etc.

  • Deep hands-on experience in complex system design, object-oriented system design, scale, performance tuning in Java and related technologies. Deep hands on experience in API design, REST, RPC and micro-service architecture.

  • Deep hands-on experience in large scale distributed data processing with BigData technologies (Hadoop ecosystem, Spark and others)

  • Deep hands on experience in variety of software stacks/technologies including but not limited to Java, JavaScript, Python, Kafka, and various SQL and noSQL databases and cloud services.

  • Demonstrated experience with innovation in RegTech/FinTech space using state of the art technologies (machine learning, block chain and others) - patents, published papers and others.

  • Experience in building product platform as-a-service, SaaS and multi-tenant deployments.

  • Strong system and data flow knowledge. Ability to learn and adapt to new product flows and software technologies

  • Experience presenting to and working with C-level leadership

  • Experience working with architects and engineering teams across the organization and geo-locations

  • Team-oriented approach - can effectively lead a project or participate as an effective team member as well as work cross-functionally with other organizations.

  • Strong innovation acumen with expertise in enterprise software development stack, industry tech best practices and data driven decisioning / machine learning.

  • High level of energy and a desire to thrive in a large, complex, fast-paced organization; ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.

  • Strong communication skills - including ability to listen to the needs of others and comprehend complex matters, articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, and present effectively in both oral and written presentations to all levels in the organization.

  • Strong analytical, research, problem solving and evaluative thinking skills.

  • Acute attention to detail and well-developed organization and time management skills.


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For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal's 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

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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