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Software Engineer 3 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/25/2021

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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.

Commerce Solutions and Services Engineering’s 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 touchpoints that interact with our customers across all stacks (PayPal, Braintree and Hyperwallet), across all channels (online and in-store, web and mobile) for our Merchants. Within Commerce Solutions and Services, PayPal’s Merchant Onboarding team is looking for a talented full-stack lead software engineer with strong application engineering fundamentals and JavaScript programming experience to design and build solutions supporting our merchant engagement strategy. Everyday we come to work looking to develop innovative solutions that deliver high customer value at scale. If you are excited about solving hard problems for our customers, working with a passionate and dedicated engineering team, and are focused on constant improvement as an engineer then please apply!

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Partner closely with product managers, designers, analysts., and other engineers to build innovative solutions 
  • Lead architectural discussions to improve our tech stack 
  • Lead and mentor development team
  • Solution key projects and initiatives while weighing constraints and value 
  • Evangelize best practices and come up with new solutions to improve our quality and excellence initiatives 
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to make collaboration better between different teams 
  • Deliver high-quality and maintainable code using test-driven methodologies 
  • Monitor and maintain critical applications, services, and products 

Required Skills: 

  • BS/MS degree, preferably in a Computer Science or related field 
  • Minimum 5 years total experience delivering enterprise class JavaScript web applications and services, with at least 5 most recent years working with Node.js and React.js
  • Deep familiarity with JavaScript and server side JavaScript frameworks such as NodeJS 
  • Hands on Programming expertise in Java/J2EE with a specific focus on large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with remote data via RESTful APIs and JSON 
  • Solid understanding of concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs, Message Queue, Graph QL, Distributed/Scalable Architecture
  • Passion for designing and engineering rich user interfaces. 
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance 
  • Hands-on knowledge of version control systems such as GIT 
  • Ability to think logically, diagnose/triage, and make decisions 
  • Bias towards action, driven to execute and follow through 

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