Product Owner - Workday HR Systems

PayPal   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Technology

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 173 days ago

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 237 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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.

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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 office of the CIO (OCIO) Employee Technology Solutions support the technologies that power our employees, from Legal to HR, Corporate Communications and more. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic business leader with a technologist background to take on the role of Product Owner in the OCIO HR team for our Strategic Employee Applications. This person will partner with our HR business team to help define world-class HR Technology solutions. They will also work closely with our project management, engineering, and quality teams to ensure timely, cost-effective delivery of product solutions. This position is for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, who enjoys a dynamic and growing work environment, and enjoys working with people to provide world-class business solutions.

Job Requirements

  • Work with the Chief Product Owner and global partners to set a strategy and a vision consistent with PayPal corporate priorities for our HRTechnology solutions, while identifying opportunities to improve HRprocesses thru technology
  • Manage internal customer relationships with our business partners and champion the employee and business stakeholder experience.
  • Develop and track high level KPI’s and goals.
  • Work with Chief Product Owner, Technology and Business partners to prioritize capabilities and product backlog in accordance with the vision, strategy, business values, dependencies and technical risk.
  • Maintain high-level product roadmaps and backlog for products and services including developing and prioritizing product proposals and user stories.
  • Define and document end to end HR business processes and system improvements based on analysis to increase the workforce and stakeholder satisfaction with our HR technology solutions.
  • Manage milestones and deliverables based on technology during projects/enhancement/fixes.
  • Strong collaboration and negotiation with all stakeholders including sponsors, technologists and business customers (HRIS, PMO, Architecture, Vendors, Engineering, etc…)
  • Vendor contract negotiations and vendor relations management, while staying within budget.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels including senior management.
  • Ability to work in Agile, Waterfall and hybrid delivery models.

    Experience:
  • 5+ years’ experience in large scale technical project management, vendor management, contract management, budget management and business analysis.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC and SAAS solution implementation and management.
  • Experience supporting HR lines of business such as compensation, rewards, talent acquisition, Learning, Operations, Inclusion and Diversity, etc… required. 
  • Experience with Workday a strong plus.
  • Agile product ownerexperience a plus.
  • BS/BA in Business, Business Information Systems, Computer Science or similar. 
  • Responsive, fast-paced decision making skills with the ability to drive business results.
  • Expert knowledge of systems development life cycle (SDLC), including proven experience in implementing HR software applications.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems logically and systematically.
  • Highly flexible, ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines in order to execute well in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving organization.
  • Strong working knowledge of HR systems (Workday) in addition to MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills across all levels including senior leadership.
  • Product Owner Certification (CSPO or Pragmatic Marketing) a plus.


We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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.

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