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Java Software Engineer in Chicago - Merchandise Mart Plaza at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/5/2021

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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's Commerce Solutions & Services Engineering's (CSSE) mission is to simplify commerce by providing a one-stop-shop platform for all customer segments.​ We are the customer-facing teams within PayPal’s Commerce and Payments Platform building the touch points that interact with our customers across all stacks (PayPal, Braintree and Hyperwallet), across all channels (online and in-store, web and mobile) serving all segments (SMB, Enterprise, Partners).​ ​As part of CSSE, you will have an opportunity to explore/learn a variety of technologies, understand multiple merchant products, and be a part of building foundation for the platform that addresses a broad and important portfolio for PayPal. ​ If you are the kind of engineer who is passionate about bringing great experiences to life, being a craftsman in engineering, and love working in a collaborative environment, then we want to talk to you!

What we look for in you

  • BS in EE/CS or equivalent work experience and successful completion of major projects for which you can show code examples.
  • 4+ years of hands on Java programming experience.
  • Strong hands on development experience with Java, JEE , Spring JDBC, and restful services
  • Hands-on experience with developing restful APIs
  • Experience working with SQL and noSQL DataBase
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web services development process (design, development, and deployment)
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills and concepts
  • Ability to create design innovative solutions
  • Have a passion for quality and writing clean and solid code that scales and performs well.
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.
  • Object oriented design, thorough technical documentation.
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Experience with leading a project team and executing projects end to end

Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with product to craft great product experiences.
  • Taking part in technical designs and providing technical guidance to the team and executing the unification projects end to end
  • Ramp up and train junior team members.
  • Be proactive with identifying areas for improvement and innovation to improve development productivity 
  • Deliver code within schedule in an Agile software development using test-driven development methodologies.
  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.
  • Write clean code to develop functional web services
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with high scalability and availability applications is a plus. 

Extra credit

  • Provide your GitHub account or code samples with your resume!
  • Knowledge on Node JS
  • Knowledge on big data

Perks

CSSE has a strong culture of innovation nurtured via hackathons and Dev Days and carves out time for developers to work on their passion projects. ​

PayPal as a company has prioritized wellness, with perks like wellness days and crisis leave that employees can tap into especially considering the current pandemic situation. It has also enabled flexible work hours and remote working facilities that individuals can discuss with their managers to achieve work life balance.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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