Please note that this site has updated features that do not run on older versions of Internet Explorer. For an optimal experience, please use another browser or the most recent version of IE.

Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

Job Snapshot

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.

We’re looking for a Senior Front End Engineer to join PayPal Shopping. This person will focus on the systems that power PayPal Shopping’s Offers Product. As an engineer on this team, you’ll be tasked with architecting, building, iterating, and maintaining various projects focused on displaying exclusive Offers to shoppers, which they can redeem for cash back when they complete purchases of those items. You can expect to work with a cross disciplinary team including other front end engineers, backend engineers, data scientists, data engineers, quality assurance and product management to enhance existing product features and build new ones. You will be joining one of the most exciting teams at PayPal Shopping, where we are revolutionizing how our members save money with exclusive savings that no other company in the world can offer! Honey is a fast-growing division of PayPal based in Los Angeles. Our online shopping platform offers users a better way to buy. We open up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, and rewards, all powered by the collective knowledge of Honey's community of online shoppers. We are helping millions save when they shop online, and we're hiring!

About You: 

If you’re on the fence about whether you meet all of the requirements for this role, please apply! 

  • Experience with React (or similar e.g. Angular, Vue) 

  • Experience using HTML & CSS 

  • Experience building Node.js applications 

  • Experience building user facing web applications 

  • Self-motivated to build and iterate in quick cycles  

  • You have a strong grasp of code best practices 

  • You understand the value of testing in all its forms, whether it be unit testing, assisting our automation engineers, or double checking that your changes work in production.  

  • You know about continuous integration systems like Travis, Jenkins, or CircleCI (we use Circle) 

  • Bonus points for GraphQL 


In this role, you’ll: 

  • Own, maintain, and improve code repositories that power the PayPal Shopping experience across multiple web browsers, mobile apps, emails, and extensions  

  • Architect, design, write, review, and test code in a collaborative environment with 5+ other software engineers. 

  • Leverage your peers as multipliers for your skills to create excellent products and services for Honey’s 10+ million users 

  • Work closely with a project manager for your mission team on product requirements and translating those requirements to technical solutions  

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