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Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/3/2021

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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.

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the Website platform team at Honey. As an engineer on this team, you’ll be tasked with owning and maintaining at a platform level. This can take the shape of reviewing code that enters the repository, establishing best practices, refactoring, researching new libraries, auditing existing dependencies, optimizing page load, configuring build tools, etc. 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 empower Honey engineers to develop efficiently on the platform.

  • Experience with modern JS framework React, Angular, Vue, Svelte 

  • Experience with HTML and CSS 

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

  • Self-motivated to build and iterate in quick cycles  

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

  • Bonus points for GraphQL experience 


In This Role, You Will:  

  • Own, maintain, and improve code repositories  

  • Build webpages targeting all browsers and devices. 

  • Build unit and automation tests for your code  

  • Communicate and solve problems with teammates  

  • Use best practices to build out reusable React components  

  • Optimization for performance, SEO, and user 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