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MTS2, Software Engineer in Bangalore, Karnataka, India at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/29/2021

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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.

PayPal Invest organization is created to build an investment platform to power a consumer driven Investment product for stock trading. This product further pushes PayPal’s vision to democratize financial services for everyone. The goal is to enable responsible and education lead investing opportunities for the customers. This product will make PayPal, one of the largest broker dealers in North America, putting the product in the hands of ~150 million PayPal customers and then further expanding to international market later. This also emphasizes on the scale the platform needs to perform on, and the precision required to support high throughput trading needs. The core platform buildout would be in AWS cloud native stack. The build out is one of the first internal product to be powered by AWS cloud native engineering stack. We believe in lean teams delivering a lot of value, so you will be part of a lean team potentially driving impact for the platform buildout from scratch. The team will be exposed to complex technology problems and will be exposed to technology like AWS cloud native services, GraphQL, High throughput SQL/key value/document stores, Cloud based services, exposure to other PayPal tech stack as part of the development process. This also enables us to quickly iterate and do frequent brainstorming sessions welcoming new ideas and diverse perspectives to conceptualize new features. One of the core values of our team is to learn from each other irrespective of what level you’re at. We believe in ‘One Team Behaviors’ and Innovation, Collaboration, Inclusion and Wellness are major pillars for our success. The Invest platform team is seeking candidates with a strong background in Java, Spring Boot and Java related frameworks working on AWS. As a technical lead, you will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to translate business requirements into clear functional specifications. You will design & build solutions to problems and guide other developers to do the same. Previous work on cloud native tools or platform teams would be an added advantage. We want candidates with a vision for how to empower customers by building delightful experiences. You should be familiar with the latest tools & practices popular in the Java community. We hope you’re passionate about these services and can help us make decisions about the ones that will work best for the platform. We’re looking for leaders to help move the company forward. The candidate should have great communication skills and experience of working with a distributed team. Experience contributing to open-source projects would come in handy, so would any kind of high-profile work with many contributors & customers. People will look up to you on this team, so experience in mentoring is desirable. PayPal is a diverse and inclusive workplace that gives its employees trust and autonomy to provide users with the best experience.

Job Description Summary:

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 210 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.

PayPal Invest organization is created to build an investment platform to power a consumer driven Investment product for stock trading. This product further pushes PayPal’s vision to democratize financial services for everyone. The goal is to enable responsible and education lead investing opportunities for the customers. This product will make PayPal, one of the largest broker dealers in North America, putting the product in the hands of ~150 million PayPal customers and then further expanding to international market later. This also emphasizes on the scale the platform needs to perform on, and the precision required to support high throughput trading needs. The core platform buildout would be in AWS cloud native stack. The build out is one of the first internal product to be powered by AWS cloud native engineering stack.

We believe in lean teams delivering a lot of value, so you will be part of a lean team potentially driving impact for the platform buildout from scratch. The team will be exposed to complex technology problems and will be exposed to technology like AWS cloud native services, GraphQL, High throughput SQL/key value/document stores, Cloud based services, exposure to other PayPal tech stack as part of the development process. 

This also enables us to quickly iterate and do frequent brainstorming sessions welcoming new ideas and diverse perspectives to conceptualize new features. One of the core values of our team is to learn from each other irrespective of what level you’re at. We believe in ‘One Team Behaviors’ and Innovation, Collaboration, Inclusion and Wellness are major pillars for our success.

The Invest platform team is seeking candidates with a strong background in Java, Spring Boot and Java related frameworks working on AWS. As a technical lead, you will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to translate business requirements into clear functional specifications. You will design & build solutions to problems and guide other developers to do the same. Previous work on cloud native tools or platform teams would be an added advantage. We want candidates with a vision for how to empower customers by building delightful experiences. You should be familiar with the latest tools & practices popular in the Java community. We hope you’re passionate about these services and can help us make decisions about the ones that will work best for the platform. We’re looking for leaders to help move the company forward. The candidate should have great communication skills and experience of working with a distributed team. Experience contributing to open-source projects would come in handy, so would any kind of high-profile work with many contributors & customers. People will look up to you on this team, so experience in mentoring is desirable. PayPal is a diverse and inclusive workplace that gives its employees trust and autonomy to provide users with the best experience.

At PayPal we ship code to millions of users all over the globe. This position is an opportunity to have a high impact across many teams at PayPal and help us accomplish our goal of democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Join us in our mission by applying today.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as full-time developer/Tech lead for the team.
  • Ability to craft the long-term technology strategy or vision for the team.
  • Ability to represent Invest platform to the PayPal organization.
  • Mentor juniors in the team and help them to sharpen their technical finesse.
  • Ability to reduce tech-debt and have a plan to remove them from the system.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team to define, design, implement, test, release rollout and support complex software applications in AWS.
  • Work with business units to crystallize business needs into product features.
  • Work with engineering managers, engineers & QA to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs w.r.t functionality, performance, reliability, realistic implementations schedules and adherence to development goals and principles.
  • Review and approve software design and completed code.
  • Identify areas of technical improvement and make detailed business cases for improvements or new areas of opportunities.
  • Develop new team capabilities to ensure continued competence and relevance in supporting software development needs of PayPal's business.
  • Define and devise processes, tools and methodologies to achieve excellence in software development, testing and deployment.
  • Follow the team processes like Agile etc.

Job Requirements:

  • BE in Computer Science or Engineering and 10+ years related industry experience Highly competent hands-on experience in the following:
  • Enterprise architecture/software design/implementation, particularly large-scale web-based systems. (J2EE)
  • Java programming in Linux/Unix environment
  • OO-based analysis and design
  • SOA / Web Services
  • MVC frameworks such as Spring along with Sprint boot
  • Software design and development methodologies, including Agile methods
  • Source Control (GIT experience is an advantage)
  • Unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, Google Test
  • Database design and optimization. (Oracle/MySQL)
  • Scripting Languages (Shell, Python, Perl) would be a plus
  • Jenkins/Hudson, Maven/Ant, RESTs experiences would be a plus
  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
  • Ability to use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications
  • Ability to identify key features of AWS services
  • Understanding of the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Highly analytical, innovative, and able to think strategically and to develop comprehensive detailed specifications.
  • 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.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities

  • Working experience in brokerage/trading domain and cloud technologies will be an added advantage.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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