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Fullstack Engineer - Merchant Platform in Bellevue at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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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.

Honey is a fast-growing company based in Los Angeles, and we’ve recently joined the PayPal family to help supercharge our mission of creating fairness and value for everyone. We’ve built a community of over 20 million online shoppers and use the collective insights of our members to power an online shopping platform that allows everyone to shop smarter, together. With that, we are excited to say we’re hiring! We are actively seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the Merchant Platforms team in our new Seattle office. This team focuses on building new and innovative ways to scale the number of merchants working with Honey. 

You will be joining a newly formed team on a critical mission to automate, streamline and scale merchant integration within Honey and several closely related, strategic PayPal initiatives. The team is an integral part of Honey’s Merchant Platform which is a comprehensive and intelligent solution for every aspect of our Merchant lifecycle. This team will be working on, owning and responsible for a significant part of the engine fueling Honey’s business strategy flywheel. 


As a full-stack engineer, you will be in charge of the design and implementation of a wide spectrum of components within the Merchant vertical – from internal and external web tools, to API integration and design, flow management, visualization of data and more. Your team will work directly with product managers, UX designers and data scientists. You will actively participate in all aspects of software engineering, design, implementation, release and operational excellence. 


Your Responsibilities:  

  • Build, operate and maintain critical Merchant Platform components with emphasis on resilience at PayPal-level scale 

  • Design, implement, review, and test code in a collaborative environment with 2-5 other software engineers  

  • Contribute to all aspects of Software Engineering within your team and Honey at large. Collaborate on, influence, evolve ideas and best practices 

  • Partner with product management to establish business requirements and convert them into robust technical solutions 

  • Own all aspects of your software engineering craft, from inception to steady operation 


About You:  

  • 5 years of software engineering or comparable industry experience 

  • Skills with established technologies and curiosity towards emerging ones (Golang, JavaScript/Node.js)  

  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc.)   

  • Experience building user-facing web applications connected to scalable systems 

  • You use a modern version-control system for your source code repository - e.g., Git, Mercurial, GitHub, BitBucket  

  • You know what parts of your code require tests (and write those tests)  

  • You know about continuous integration systems like Travis, Jenkins, or CircleCI  

  • You have built monitoring and alerting for your production systems  

  • You are familiar with microservice architecture and Agile development methodology   

  • You are willing and able to deploy, troubleshoot, and maintain your systems in production  

  • You have great verbal and written communication skills   


Nice-to-Have Qualifications:  

  • CS degree or equivalent  

  • Passion for online shopping (or at least like a deal)  

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, CircleCI, Node.js, NPM, Git, GitHub, Golang, Kubernetes, Docker  

  • Experience with React 

  • Experience with GraphQL 

At Honey, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.  

Honey is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. 

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