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Backend Engineer (Software Engineer - 3) in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/5/2021

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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.

The Tools team is responsible for the applications and services that are critical to Venmo’s operations, including Fraud and Venmo customer support. As a Backend Engineer, you will assist us in creating delightful user experiences for our customers. You will build innovative, problem-solving software from the ground up that will power our team that is growing rapidly in the US and internationally. The apps we build directly help our colleagues support and protect Venmo users.

The Role - Backend Engineer at Venmo

The Tools team is responsible for the applications and services that are critical to Venmo’s operations, including Fraud and Venmo customer support. As a Backend Engineer, you will assist us in creating delightful user experiences for our customers. You will build innovative, problem-solving software from the ground up that will power our team that is growing rapidly in the US and internationally. The apps we build directly help our colleagues support and protect Venmo users.

What You’ll Do

  • Design and development of backend features and components for bespoke web applications
  • Work with Product and Design counterparts to bring features from conception to launch
  • Collaborate with other engineers in API design and development
  • Write clean, high-quality code and tests while keeping the user experience fast and reliable
  • Help triage bugs, track software defects, and ensure their timely resolution
  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.
  • Define and steward technical standards and quality with fellow Engineers
  • Conduct peer code reviews for pull requests

 What We’re Looking For

  • 3 + years experience in software development or a related field
  • Experience working on backend systems at scale, using technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, Python, etc.
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills
  • Bonus : Experience mentoring and developing software engineers
  • Strong desire to learn, think creatively, and share knowledge with others.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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