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Senior Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/11/2020

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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 305 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.

PayPal Shopping is building a new way to engage with PayPal consumers leveraging their shopping behavior. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Events Engineering team who is passionate about code craftsmanship, continuous improvement and agile development. You will design, build and scale platform that will power the experiences for PayPal consumers and enhance the value that we bring to the merchants. This is a brand new initiative and you will be building the platform from the ground up and be involved in shaping the direction of the way PayPal uses the shopping behavior.

What you will do?

  • Design and build the infrastructure components to power the new shopping experiences
  • Work with the product team to identify appropriate business requirements and help design high-load solutions that will be deployed across merchants
  • Design and development of distributed stream processing systems to accelerate the growth of the product

What do you need to succeed?

  • 4+ years of full time relevant experience, BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field
  • Penchant for great algorithm design / strong CS fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of Java/Scala and experience of working with NoSQL databases
  • Strong desire to learn and get better
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception to execution; responsible, independent, and disciplined, taking ownership of your projects
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make pragmatic engineering decisions in a short amount of time

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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