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Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/6/2021

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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 375 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.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the growth platform team at Honey. As an engineer on this team, you’ll be tasked with architecting, building, iterating, and maintaining various projects across various growth strategies such as internationalization, acquisition, retention, organic, social, and consumer comms. Execution can take the shape of dynamic user flows, third party integrations, big data aggregation, SEO optimizations, and A/B testing to name a few. As a code owner you will share the team responsibility of operational excellency (standards, best practices, testing, automation, monitoring). You can expect to collaborate with the product managers and engineers across all features and teams in addition to stakeholders from other departments such as Marketing, HR, and Legal. Your contributions will directly affect how Honey grows its user base and thus, will drive high business impact.

About You: 

  • Experience with various database types (SQL, key/value, wide column, document) 

  • Experience with caching (redis, memcache) 

  • Experience building Node.js APIs, applications, and workers 

  • Self-motivated to build and iterate in quick cycles  

  • Experience building rich user-facing web applications at high scale (millions of users) 

  • Bonus points for experience with message queues (Kafka, rabbitMQ, Google Pub/Sub) 

  • Bonus points for experience with React 

 

In This Role, You Will:  

  • Own, maintain, and improve joinhoney.com code repositories  

  • Build out Honey landing, feature and SPA pages on joinhoney.com  

  • Architect, iterate, and maintain various full stack solutions to product & business asks. 

  • Experience building out webpages for all browsers and devices. 

  • Build Unit tests for your code  

  • Communicate and solve problems with teammates  

  • Use best practices to build out reusable React components  

  • Optimization for SEO and User Experience 


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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