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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.

Need JD

We've got a small but tight knit team filled with cross functional and amazing people. As a member of Core Extension team you will be at the bleeding edge of our customer facing interfaces and building backend services that will scale to our user base of over 20 million users! You will leverage several technologies such as NodeJS, Python, Scala, Google's suite of storage options (Spanner/Cloud Storage/Big Query), and Analytical clickstream data. On the backends we run a microservices architecture using Docker and Kubernetes. On the front ends we primarily live in our cornerstone product of the extension. You can expect to work with a diverse set of critical teams such as the Tips, Website, Mobile, Droplist, Offers, and Honey Pay. Your contribution will impact how we ensure that Honey is the better way to buy, by providing high impact information when our users are making their purchasing decisions. Overall on the engineering team, we value a can-do attitude, collaboration, learning, and curiosity.

As a fullstack engineer you will be expected to develop solutions the will power our features and delight our members. The Extension platform sees an incredible amount of use as the core product of Honey, requiring you to deliver effective, scalable, and efficient solutions to a daily active 20 million+ userbase. We want all our engineers to be owners end to end: you will be building scale-responsive backend microservices and creating the corresponding frontend components for those features as well. You will be interacting with a cross functional team which includes Product Managers, Analysts, Designers, and obviously other engineers both on the team and organization wide.

As a Fullstack Engineer at Honey, you will:

Build new APIs and Endpoints

Build new Insights to power our tips

Implement analytic data events on features you or the team builds

Understand microservices architecture

Build Unit tests for your code

Understand and leverage existing Honey core APIs

Understand how to deal with scale

Communicate and problem-solve with teammates

About You:

Building workers/jobs to power new content

Understand Pub / Sub Architecture

Using Python, Scala, and Node

Building APIs with Express / GraphQL Building and maintaining databases

Some understanding of how frontend works/React

Nice-to-Have Qualifications:

GraphQL Test automation and test-driven development experience

Microservices Architecture experience

Experience with A/B testing

Previous work with Scale

At Honey, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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