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Senior Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/30/2021

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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 Customer Success Platform team is looking for a highly talented, self-driven, proven software engineer to take on the challenge of building the next generation Customer Success Decision Platform. As an engineer in our development team, you will be responsible for the development of key building blocks of the Customer Success Decision Platform. You will work closely with the product owners, architects, and other teams to understand the business needs and deliver solutions to meet their needs. The core idea is to help PayPal customers with self-service and automation, leveraging the latest technologies to offer a great customer experience and reduce operational costs. Besides writing scalable and maintainable code, you will be challenged to build products with an exceptional user and developer experience. If you are passionate about software engineering and take pride in writing clean code while solving some of the most interesting challenges the web can offer, then take your first steps to join the PayPal team by applying today.


  • Independently design, build, test, release, monitor, and provide live support for complex multi-tiered features based on requirements.
  • Working with scrum teams and product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high-quality solutions on time.
  • Collaborate effectively with peer application teams and architecture teams to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas.
  • Write detailed technical documentation to allow easy hand-offs to other team members.
  • Work effectively to foster strong One Team behaviors.
  • Employ technical expertise in helping team members overcome technical problems.
  • Continuously think about innovation and promote a mindset of making the systems and solutions constantly better.


  • 4+ years of experience in building JavaScript applications, leveraging a variety of frameworks, and designing reusable components.
  • Excellent JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Node and React or other front-end frameworks (e.g. Angular, Vue) development skills
  • Experience with consuming and designing REST and/or GraphQL APIs
  • Should produce exemplary code with unit, functional test cases, and maintaining CI pipeline.
  • Experience with Git source control and effective branching and release management practices
  • Ability to debug, diagnose and resolve complex JavaScript bugs throughout the stack
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • 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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