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Senior Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/28/2021

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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.

The Analytics and Experimentation Platform team is seeking Strong Software Engineers to work in a fast paced environment alongside a team of engineers passionate in building scalable platforms. About Analytics and Experimentation Platform – Our Platform provide tools and services to collect, process and analyze data to generate actionable insights. This platform is used by PayPal and its adjacencies. We collect about 30Billion + events on a daily basis and growing exponentially. The tech stack used includes Node/JavaScript based applications as well as Java based services, kafka, elastic, hadoop/spark/hive and others.. The criticality of decisions made based on this data is paramount. Hence making sure of integrity, availability, adhering to SLA is critical as well.

Job Duties:
  • Write clean and solid code that scales over millions of customers
  • Develop elegant restful solutions to complex identity problems
  • As an engineer in the team, make key technical decisions to develop and deliver software solutions.
  • Effectively drive cross-team solutions all the way to development, working closely with product management, QA and documentation.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of work experience
  • Strong JavaScript, Node and React development skills 
  • Hands on experience in building and managing rest applications
  • Should produce exemplary code with unit and functional test cases.
  • Should have understanding of large scale distributed architecture.
  • Ability to work well with others, and thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment. 
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and Lean Startup product iteration techniques
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

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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