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Senior Data Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/22/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shanghai
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0054967

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 305 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.

The Senior Data Engineer will directly report to and support Sr Manager of Finance Data Solutions in the development and execution of strategic transformation programs & initiatives, strategic engineering architecture design, resource allocation, and platform performance monitoring. Ideal candidate is a technologist who believes that use of technology is in its infancy and the best is yet to come. The nature of role is strategic, analytical and highly collaborative, working with team members across World and also as a liaison for PayPal GoPay China launch. The role will be to part of 1st class data engineering team in Shanghai office, capable of scaling, transforming and driving data insights for the Financial Data Regulatory Platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Build scalable systems, lead technical discussions, participate in code reviews, guide the team in engineering best practices. Must be able to write quality code and build secure, highly available systems. 80% of the job requires production quality coding.
  • Provide technical leadership and contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, documentation, and support across multiple platforms (Unix, Python, Hadoop, SAP, Teradata)
  • Highly detailed with a systematic approach, sense of responsibility and strong, positive customer focus.  Must be results focused and highly energetic to drive the defined team and organizational goals
  • Establish a consistent, project management framework and development processes to deliver high quality software, in rapid iterations, for business partners in multiple geographies
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
  • Must have demonstrably strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), to include speaking clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Eat, sleep, and breathe services. Experienced in balancing production platform stability, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt across a broad landscape of technologies
  • Some travel (5% to 10%) expected to India and/or USA office locations

    Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent from a leading university
  • Prefer skills in Banking and Payment Industry
  • Prefer skills in Hadoop Application & Oracle database.
  • Good understanding of Global Regulation, Ledger, Subledger and Finance Application
  • 5+ years of post-college working experience as a developer and architect in Engineering, or Data-Mining organization
  • 2+ years of Hadoop and/or Oracle experience is required
  • 2+ years of ETL experience is preferred using big data tools.
  • Proficient using SQL / Hive for data querying and analysis
  • Strong conceptual and creative problem-solving skills; ability to work with considerable ambiguity; ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly. Relentlessly resourceful and scrappy
  • A great communicator, strong project management skills, and superb attention to details
  • Experience leading teams in a global complex matrix organization involving multiple reporting lines
  • Fluent in spoken & written English.

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. 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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