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Backend Developer • Payments Core in Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden (inactive) at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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Job Description

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.

In 2021, Zettle became ZettlebyPayPal to go further in its mission to redefine financial freedom and help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. By offering them the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we are empowering sellers across the globe to reach their full potential. We believe that together we’re made for more and think that the best is yet to come. Our journey in putting an end to ordinary is just starting — Are you with us?

As our quest to democratise financial services continues at blazing speed, our Payments Core Area is now looking for an Backend Developer with a great deal of experience and a truly Agile mindset to join our journey.

In this role, you will be part of a cross-functional team and get the opportunity to co-tackle a wide variety of challenges together with a group of talented people driven by a shared ambition to create hassle-free solutions for our sellers.

A glimpse of what you will get here

Part of our Money Alliance, our Payments Core Area is the heart of the Zettle ecosystem. On a day-to-day basis, our Teams handle all transactions and negotiations with acquirers and processors. Simply stated, our mission consists in making sure that customers get charged and merchants get paid. Easy, right?

The skills to succeed 

  • Java programming with modern frameworks as Dropwizard or Spring Boot. 

  • Expertise in building distributed and highly scalable systems.  

  • Working experience with continuously delivered systems.  

  • SQL databases as PostgreSQL. 

  • Cloud development with Docker, preferably in AWS.  

  • Pair/Mob programming.  

The traits to exceed

  • Great passion for working close with product and design and solving complex problems in small, agile, and cross functional teams.

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with a lot of different colleagues within the business functions as well as with other engineers.  

  • You gladly share your knowledge, experience, and opinions while understanding and respecting that the last word comes from the team.  

  • You are known for your strong desire to learn and your endless appetite for exploring new things. 

Earn extra points if you have worked with:  

  • Microservice architecture.  

  • Automated testing. 

  • AWS (ECS, RDS, SNS, SQS, S3).  

  • Experience in FinTech or/and Financial services. 

Go on, bring your talent to our attention!

If you're ready to take things further, hit Apply & let's talk!


We are all for equality for all  

Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewelry makers. You name them - at Zettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong. 


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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