PayPal Big Data Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Big Data Team Leaderin Tel Avivat PayPal

Date Posted: 6/5/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 6/5/2017

  • Job ID: R0018964

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

Global Risk and Data Sciences (GRDS) is the largest group in PayPal’s Risk Management organization. It is the R&D group for all of Risk’s teams and the center of excellence across PayPal for working with Big-Data. The group is centrally located in Tel-Aviv with teams in Shanghai and San Jose, California.

We are looking for outstanding technological team leader to join us. If you love leading and growing people and products, are passionate about technology and architecture, love hands-on development and think out of the box – your place is with us.


In your role as a team manager, you will:

  • Lead a team of 5+ software engineers, hire, coach and grow them

  • Act as a technical authority, project and people leader

  • Contribute to the design and development of high-end, architecturally complex system

  • Evaluate and lead technology and architecture of large scale Big Data and real time systems

  • Work closely with other technological peers and partners, data scientists and their leaders,

  • Lead analytical projects from inception through research , development and all the way to production on PayPal’s data processing infrastructure

  • Hands on development of key components of the infrastructure

Job Requirements

  • B.Sc. in computer sciences/ mathematics or equivalent or IDF technological unit technology experience

  • At least 2 years experience as team leader of at least 3 engineers

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment and across the globe

  • Experience in hiring and coaching engineers, teams and products

  • At least 4 years experience in large scale, production grade, server side development

  • A passion for architecture and for developing robust, scalable software systems

  • Experience working with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Java, Scala – advantage

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • A passion for problem-solving, flexibility, comfort with ambiguity, and creativity

  • Experience in working in a global environment - advantage

Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.