Junior Java Developer in Vancouver - Howe Street at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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 286 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.

Hyperwallet, A PayPal Service, has an exciting position for Junior Java Developers to join our team in Vancouver. The Java Developer can work with minimum supervision from broad specifications to apply knowledge to carry out activities related to complex systems, program or process ensuring service, product, or operating standards are met. The Java Developer designs and develops key technical features, analyses, practices or methodologies in functional area that have a cross functional impact. Work is technical and complex and involves non-routine and advanced technical assignments. The Java Developer exercises considerable amount of judgement and problem-solving. Outcomes are reviewed for attainment of objectives, adherence to standards, and effectiveness of results.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Designs, develops and documents new software products and features
  • Produces code within quality and coding standards.
  • Designs and executes test cases for unit and feature testing
  • Maintains, updates and supports existing software features and solutions
  • Writes and maintains technical documentation
  • Effectively contributes to building the overall knowledge and expertise of the technical team
  • Obtains a strong knowledge and understanding of our software solutions
  • Participates on project teams
  • Participates in design and code reviews
  • Provides time estimates for assigned development
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Education: Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Minimum 1 year of full-time PROFESSIONAL Java programming experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of total Java programming experience.
  • Experience developing a product in a formal Agile Scrum methodology is an asset.


Technical Experience:

  • Experience developing highly scalable clustered JEE systems is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Java Design Patterns, designing for enterprise-grade security, concurrency and effective session management is an asset.
  • Experience working with large volume transaction processing is an asset.
  • Experience in developing APIs and integration with 3rd party systems, networks and applications is an asset.
  • Developing in Unix or Linux environments.
  • Web Application Oracle GlassFish is an asset.
  • MySQL is an asset.
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is an asset.
  • Experience with O/R frameworks (EJB3 in particular).
  • Strong testing, configuration and deployment skills.
  • Must be an effective and efficient problem solver.
  • Possess the ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently with minimal direction.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills including well developed verbal and written English.
  • Experience developing financial transaction applications is an asset.

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.

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