Payment Solutions Manager (Payment Operations)

Growth · San Diego, California
Department Growth
Employment Type Full-Time Active
Minimum Experience Experienced

Payment Solutions Manager (Payment Operations)

PeopleConnect is hiring for our People Search Division as our business is GROWING!!! As the Payment Solutions Manager reporting to the VP of Growth Operations, you will have a unique opportunity to use your payment operations expertise to help create/formalize/optimize/lead US Payments Operations function in our highly successful growing e-commerce tech company! Intrigued by the potential this newly created position presents? Excited to take your skills/knowledge/experience to the next level? If so, then this may be the opportunity for you!

PeopleConnect People Search is an award-winning web development company with over 15 million customers nationwide. Our cutting-edge technology connects, informs, and protects people — both online and off. Our websites are consistently ranked in the top 500 top traffic sites in the US. Our products have been featured on the Discovery Channel, Mashable, Vice, Entrepreneur, Business Insider — and even made a cameo in a Disney animated comedy! A pioneer of new ideas, we’re constantly looking to develop and deploy innovative strategies and solutions. Our people and culture are second to none: we’re innovative, creative, collaborative and talented. We work hard, play hard, and together — we work magic!

Employees enjoy flexible work hours every day whether working remotely or in-office. Our hybrid work schedule will offer flexibility to work from home a few days a week and work in-office a few days a week. Additional flexibility may be considered for candidates outside of the greater San Diego area. When in office, employees are able to enjoy our state-of-the-art office with stunning views of beautiful downtown, Petco Park, and the San Diego Harbor. Our dog-friendly office includes complimentary snacks, beverages, and crazy-good perks (like free massages, kombucha on tap, free catered lunches, ping pong, video games, offsite team events, and more)! We offer a very competitive salary + generous bonus package, 100% company-paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision), UNLIMITED vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Student Loan Repayment Program, 529 Education Savings Plan, Training/Education Reimbursement, free Gym Membership, Paid Parking and 401k Plan with Company Match. Check us out here PeopleConnect website.

You are a strategic, solutions-oriented Payments Operations professional who is also detailed and hands-on. You have the technical and analytical chops to build tools/metrics/dashboards and analyze big data. You are able to identify problems/opportunities and develop/deploy effective initiatives/solutions for efficient cost-effective payment and charge back processes with minimal risk. You are a creative self-starter with excellent team collaboration and vendor relationship skills. You are a clear, concise, effective communicator and active listener with all levels.

Responsibilities Include (but not limited to:)

  • Manage the day-to-day relationships with our local payment partners and ensure ongoing compliance with their requirements and our information security standards.
  • Identify initiatives focused on reducing payment costs and redundancies.
  • Identify and fix root causes and build scalable solutions to minimize the number of payment processing issues in the short, medium, and long term.
  • Partner with Finance, Legal/Compliance, Marketing, and Business teams to ensure optimal payment acceptance practices.
  • Contribute to the continuous evolution and ensure oversight of our commercial risks, recommend mitigation strategies that complement the customer offering, and manage day-to-day risk issues as they may arise.
  • Develop and own tools/metrics and dashboards to monitor and proactively address credit risk and payment failures.
  • Research, collect data, and keep teams informed about cutting-edge payment trends including new payment options, risk mitigation strategies, and improve payment best practices.
  • Based on observations and trends, recommend changes to our payment acceptance strategies with the goal of enhancing customer value and service quality.
  • Work with broader teams at the organization to identify opportunities and priorities that help improve and evolve our payment capabilities, as well as enhance the member experience.
  • Proven success in optimizing credit card processing fees and in delivering significant cost savings.
  • Optimize the refund and chargebacks processes.
  • Build transactional risk models used to forecast and drive important business decisions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field (or equivalent.
  • 5+ years payments experience in Payments and Finance Operations.
  • Extensive experience with payment processors such as WorldPay, Braintree, Stripe, Authroize.Net etc.
  • Deep understanding of credit card scheme regulations, disputes, and chargeback processes.
  • Experience working with recurring payments and various digital payment options.
  • Deep understanding of regional (US) credit card payment rails.
  • Knowledgeable in payment operations and comfortable speaking with leadership teams on issues and challenges of payment, reconciliation, fraud, risk, timeframes, and expenditures.
  • Advanced SQL knowledge a plus.
  • Experience with dispute resolution platforms, such as Midigator, a plus.
  • Experience developing and reporting on payment solution KPIs to leadership and executive teams.
  • Articulate and poised with a clear and concise spoken and written communication style.
  • Analytical and critical thinker – you use both data and user input as the basis of your recommendations and assessments.
  • Self-starter, resilient and adaptable – you are comfortable working with ambiguity and are able to work remotely from your manager.
  • Effective and productive working from home with remote teammates.

Note for Principal Agencies – Principal agents should not forward resumes to PeopleConnect (PC). PC will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes submitted from agencies without a prior written and signed agreement and authorized job order for this position in place.

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  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Active
  • Minimum Experience