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MTS 2, Software Engineer in Chennai - Old Mahabalipuram Rd at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/2/2021

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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.

Join the JVM Frameworks team at PayPal and provide the foundation on which our world-class Payment platform is built. As an expert lead developer in Java and Spring, your contributions to our standards-based frameworks will pave the way for thousands of PayPal developers and hundreds of applications. Your prior success architecting, designing, and building performant, available, and scalable web service and messaging applications will allow you to help other teams at PayPal achieve that same success. Coupled with your technical leadership and experience, attention to detail and quality, focus on delighting your customers, and fast-paced delivery, you will help take the JVM Frameworks team to the next level.

At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you are ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We are proud to work here. You will be too.

The Technology Platforms And Experiences (TPX) team is the technology engine that powers PayPal’s business. We deliver a seamlessly scalable, exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. Thousands of PayPal developers build and run hundreds of applications processing billions of calls daily with high availability and reliability on our Java middleware framework products. As a team, we are active in the open source community and are proud of our systems knowledge, technology breadth, and intellectual curiosity. We are driven to empower PayPal developers in the best way possible.

Primary Job Responsibilities 
The TPX JVM Frameworks Team is primarily responsible delivering highly scalable application development frameworks running on the JVM for PayPal’s product development needs. These framework stack enables the development of primarily mid-tier components providing the backbone of PayPal’s products and services. We leverage open source stacks and run on PayPal’s private/public cloud infrastructure.  Join us to build the world’s largest multi-tiered, high-performing, scalable, and high-available, efficient and scalable Payments platform.

As a Lead Software Engineer (MTS2), you will be a strong technical leader who is able to operate in a high performing team, can creatively balance high quality delivery with customer focus to meet business needs, has excellent communication skills, and has a stellar record of delivering outstanding results in a fast-paced environment.


  • Design, implement, and test complex, multi-tier distributed software applications frameworks collaboratively with peers and technical leaders.
  • Build solid project plans and estimate task effort accurately.
  • Define, design, and implement the next generation frameworks experience and services
  • Architecting, designing and executing low-cost migration strategies from existing experiences and services to new infrastructure
  • Work with Technical Leads, Architects, Product Management, Engineers and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, availability, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles.
  • Share release management duties on feature rollouts and share on-call responsibilities.
  • Find and fix performance, scalability, and other live issues in a very time critical environment.
  • Communicated effectively to peers and leadership on tasks and projects.
  • Keep up-to-date on new technologies, evaluate and bring new technologies into PayPal, and correctly choose among competing technologies or implementations to solve problems or develop new capabilities.
  • Help hire and build a world class engineering team that impacts how we engineer at PayPal.

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience planning, architecting, designing, developing and delivering software platforms.
  • 2+ years of experience as a technical lead of a team of 3+ engineers
  • Proficiency developing object oriented software in Java.
  • Deep knowledge of Spring Framework, REST and JSON.
  • Experience with design and development of scalable, high-volume web services and platforms.
  • Knowledge of one or more SQL and/or NoSQL databases.
  • Strong understanding of authentication and authorization best-practices for distributed applications.
  • Strong problem solving skills and a passion for debugging complex issues
  • Proficiency with at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, UNIX Shell Script etc.)
  • Experience with Git and Github version control, Apache Maven, Continuous Integration systems (Hudson/Jenkins) & Bug Tracking (Jira) tools
  • Experience with using Agile/Scrum methodology for software development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated success mentoring engineers from recent college graduates to senior engineers.

Desired Skills:

  • Java application performance testing and tuning
  • Reactive programming in Spring Reactor or RxJava
  • Experience with messaging technologies like Kafka and JMS

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



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