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Back End Software Engineer in Timonium at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/14/2021

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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 392 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.

As a Software Engineer on the Credit Platform team, you will help build and enhance a suite of tools that allow our US and international Credit customers to apply for and use our various credit products. We need you to assist us in developing high quality, high performing, secure applications and participate in all aspects of application development including design, coding, security, testing, and production releases. You will be delivering new features, reacting to customer feedback, helping to ensure quality, working closely with our product team and ensuring compliance. This will include developing new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for our Java REST services, JMS daemons, and batch jobs. You'll work closely with our Product team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch. Furthermore, you will participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge and collaborate with other teams across Credit to ensure transparency and effective delivery.

Job Requirements

  • We are hiring at multiple levels!  B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field is preferred, coupled with 2-7+ years’ professional experience
  • Good Java skills with knowledge of JVM fundamentals and Java best practices.
  • Experience with common Java APIs and frameworks including Spring, Hibernate, JPA, and JMS.
  • Understand the concepts around concurrency and transactions.
  • Experience with the Maven build tool.
  • SQL experience.
  • A habit of continuous learning and motivation for self-improvement.

Additional Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with RESTful web services and SOA/microservices concepts, and RESTful API design.
  • Knowledge of or experience with git/Github.
  • Understanding of TCP fundamentals, computer architecture, storage and IO subsystems.
  • Familiarity with Linux commands and scripting.
  • Experience developing automated unit, integration and functional test suites.
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts.
  • Knowledge of public cloud infrastructure and APIs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in design, development, implementation, and testing of technical systems.
  • Implement shared components and frameworks using Java in a Linux/Solaris based environment.
  • Work in an agile environment interacting with architects, cross functional engineering teams, Product Management, QA, and Operations teams to ensure we develop the correct feature for the job at hand.
  • Be able to understand and contribute to various domain applications.
  • Play an active role in providing feedback on new processes through design and code reviews.

We know confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply!

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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