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Java Software Engineer in King of Prussia at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/9/2021

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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.

The PayPal Issuance and Tokenization team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate back-end Java engineer to help design and build new complex products. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building performance efficient, highly scalable, configurable, and available systems. You will work in an agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering excellence.

Issuance and Tokenization specializes in creating products that enable our customers to pay with PayPal at any merchant. We do this by providing the platform to tokenize the PayPal wallet and other financial instruments.

You will create the infrastructure and applications that improve the lives of millions of people every day around the globe and take on some of the most complex technical problems to help all our customers win.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop and test high throughput processing systems.
  • Develop efficient, elegant, clean code.
  • Deliver code in an agile team environment.
  • Passionate about low latency systems
  • Quick action on live issues, jump in and deep dive on live issues analysis.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, architects, and across vertical teams.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers

Background we are looking for:

  • You love solving problems and building solutions.
  • You are self-motivated and have a demonstrated track record of self-learning and going above and beyond.
  • You have designed and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs, SPRING Framework.
  • You know the fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming using Java; familiarity with additional development tools such as JUnit, Maven & Jenkins is a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (Master’s preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in application development
  • Experience in object-oriented programming and concepts
  • Experienced in Distributed System development using Java/J2EE/Web Technologies/C++.
  • Proven track record in delivering highly available, scalable systems on time.
  • Conversant in design patterns
  • Good understanding of web services and related standards like REST/JSON
  • Experience in Spring framework and other open-source frameworks
  • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, Informatica, etc.)
  • Experience in Unix based development environment.
  • Experience in both development and quality assurance activities
  • Experience in QA methodologies, test automation and automation frameworks
  • Experience in driving Integration testing, UAT with external vendors
  • Experience in JUnit, Selenium is a plus
  • Experience working in payments or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Exposure to Agile Methodologies
  • Experience with payment processing, card networks, EMV, ISO 8583 a plus.
  • Must be able to handle on-call rotations and work in the local office.

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