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Full Stack Web Developer in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/5/2021

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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 375 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 PayPal’s Consumer Credit team is responsible for Global Pay Later and Revolving credit products that plays a vital role in fulfilling PayPal’s mission to democratize financial services. Within the Credit team, we are striving to re-imagine our credit products to provide fair, fast and flexible products that responsibly enable our Customers to meet their financial goals.  We are a passionate group of engineers, strive for excellence at everything we do, highly value diversity, hold each other accountable and equally care about our customers and colleagues and their success!

The Global Pay Later team under Consumer Credit organization is looking for passionate, highly talented, self-driven, and proven software engineers to join our team!

In this role, you will be responsible for building scalable, high performance front-end applications using cutting edge technologies for next generation Buy Now Pay Later product suite, expand core capabilities at global scale to meet ever changing market needs and offer delightful experiences to our customers!


You will obtain practical work experience in high-traffic mission critical applications, learn about PayPal business, and receive mentorship and training sessions to help you get ready to take up new challenges in your career. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Work within a mission team (a cross-functional scrum team focused on a specific, well-defined mission) on a given set of features and services in a fast-paced agile environment

  • Care deeply about code craftspersonship and quality, bringing an enthusiasm for using the best practices of scalability, accessibility, maintenance, observability, automation testing strategies, and documentation into everyday development

  • Good team player, collaborate effectively with other engineers, product managers, user experience designers, architects, and quality engineers across teams in translating product requirements into excellent technical solutions to delight our customers

  • Leverage your peers as multipliers for your skills to create excellent products and services for PayPal’s 300+ million users

  • Participate in a rotation based on-call schedule to ensure 24x7x365 always available production grade service.

Job Requirements

  • ​Interest in user experience design / usability

  • BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science required. MS preferred

  • BS with 6+ years of Web development experience

  • MS with 4+ years of Web development experience

  • Exposure to front-end web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript​

  • A solid experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs.

  • Solid knowledge of web application frameworks such as React and Redux.

  • Expert in Node.JS and server-side JavaScript capabilities

  • Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches.

  • Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.

  • Exposure to automated testing concepts (e.g. unit testing, functional testing)

  • Understanding of source code control concepts and systems (e.g. Git, Svn)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well in a team structure / Agile environment

  • Strong Problem-Solving skills


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