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Database Reliability Engineer in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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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.

PayPal Database team is responsible for fulfilling all database infrastructure needs of PayPal site. This includes new database builds, support, engineering, deploying schema changes to production databases while maintaining DB availability targets, implementing security policies, managing PP development databases, working on various NoSQL implementations and scripting to automate. We are looking for an exceptional Database engineer to join our team to help deliver for our business. Ideal candidate will enjoy various aspects of Database Administration and have opportunities to work with cutting edge technologies like Oracle, GoldenGate, Mongo, Cassandra, Aerospike and Couchbase. In addition, strong Shell, Perl, and Python scripting experience will be a big plus.

  • 8+ years of experience in Oracle & Nosql Database Administration building and managing highly scalable, highly available, and performant systems.
  • Deliver various DB changes to PayPal's mission critical production databases.
  • Provide Database support and engineering for 24/7 environment.
  • Partnering with peers in product development and other operational teams to enable business and deliver projects.
  • Triage incidences and identify root causes
  • Expert in Golden Gate
  • Experience with one more cloud technology
  • Experience in deploying the database in any one of Cloud technologies
  • Strive to achieve PayPal’s availability goals
  • SQL Programing/review/tuning and suggest areas of improvements
  • Able to gel with a large team of DBAs, Operations groups, Capacity, and ETL team and willing to share knowledge
  • Provide quality customer satisfaction
  • Follow change management and security guidelines and execute critical change requests
  • Shell, Perl, Ansible, and/or Python to deliver on automation
  • Good to have experience in Mongo, Couchbase or Mysql
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to document and enhance process oriented approach.
  • Must be able to Multi-task and prioritize without much supervision

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