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MTS 2, Software Engineer in Singapore, Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/11/2022

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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.

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 103 million active accounts in 190+ markets and 25+ currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, California, USA, and its international headquarters is located in Singapore. Come join our Singapore Software Development Centre as a MTS2 Software Engineer in Global Compliance and Customer Verification Platform engineering team. You will be working on the world’s leading payment solutions and enjoying our world-class facilities, excellent working environment at the best place Singapore has to offer, the Central Business District. MTS 2 - Software Engineer serve as an expert in defining domain architecture, design, code & tests in alignment with enterprise architecture, business requirements and technology/platform roadmaps. The candidate will drives and provides hands on coding, technical leadership to the products/platforms engineering teams. This role requires delivering results through influence.


  • Drives and provides hands on coding, technical leadership to the products/platforms engineering teams. 
  • Develop strong partnership with business, product, and engineering leaders to define business, product and technology architecture
  • Gain deep understanding of domain and industry best practices to develop technical vision and strategy
  • Define and maintain long term architecture (LTA) with 24 months outlook for the platforms/products that he owns
  • Effectively communicate technology strategies & trade-offs up to senior leaders and down to development teams
  • Get sponsorship and alignment to ensure LTA is baked into product roadmaps
  • Review solution designs to determine their technical viability and their relevance to the business goals
  • Develop and govern repeatable design strategies and patterns to ensure consistent solutions
  • Guide engineering teams toward a common methodology
  • Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be very approachable and humble
  • Familiarity with architecture frameworks such as TOGAF
  • Able to solve complex, multi-dimensional problems
  • Mentor engineers with his technical skills
  • 12+ years of experience in software development and architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience with large-scale software development, OLTP systems, and/or high- volume websites and web services.
  • Familiarity with new frameworks, platform trends in the space of Big Data, distributed system.


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or related area.
  • 12+ years of professional experience 
  • Highly competent hands-on experience in the following:
    • OO-based analysis and design.
    • Enterprise architecture/software design/implementation, particularly large-scale web-based systems. (J2EE)
    • Database design, performance tuning and optimization. (Oracle/NoSQL)
    • Java and Java EE programming.
    • Software design and development methodologies, including agile methods.
    • Systems/network design, systems performance tuning.
  • Highly analytical, innovative, and able to think strategically and to develop comprehensive detailed specifications. 
  • Ability to determine impact of architectural solutions and recommendations. Must have experience in justification of technology solutions to business leaders. 
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; ability to produce clear, concise communications and documentation.
  • Highly effective at working in cross-functional groups and getting results in matrix organizations.
  • Working knowledge of finance industry standards and practices preferred.
  • Experience in engineering support of a product through a PDLC preferred. 

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.