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

Date Posted: 12/30/2021

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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.

Happy Returns Our mission is to make returns beautiful for shoppers, retailers, and the planet—which we do through our unique combination of proprietary software and reverse logistics. We invented 3rd-party box-free in-person returns (like you now see at Amazon to Kohl’s) and we provide the only end-to-end returns solution for digitally-native and omnichannel retailers that is not only delightful for customers (our lifetime Net Promoter Score is 94 on millions of returns) but also saves money for retailers and is better for the planet. We are solving the #1 pain point in e-commerce and having a lot of fun doing it. Join our passionate, fast-growing team and help us transform the landscape of online shopping.

As a Senior  Software Engineer you will:

  • Take ownership of the successful implementation and delivery of new features and projects using a variety of modern languages and frameworks such as Golang, TypeScript, React, and PostgreSQL
  • Actively participate in system architecture discussions and technical design reviews to ensure the scalability, reliability, and security of the Happy Returns system
  • Enforce clean code and excellent coding practices by conducting thoughtful code reviews
  • Actively participate in bi-weekly engineering lunch & learns to promote continuous growth and knowledge sharing
  • Collaborate closely with Product Managers to meet and exceed customer needs in the simplest possible ways
  • Help us build and maintain a world class technology system so we can achieve our mission of making returns beautiful for Shoppers, Retailers, and the Planet

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • 4+ years of experience in web application development
  • Experience designing, implementing, and testing REST APIs
  • The ability to efficiently ship clean, maintainable, and well tested code
  • A strong interest in joining a highly collaborative environment and working daily with Product Managers, DevOps, and QA Engineers

Bonus points if you have:

  • 4+ years of experience developing and testing web applications end to end
  • Expertise in multiple server-side languages such as Go or Python
  • Proficiency in one or more modern JavaScript frameworks such as React
  • Familiarity with database technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MongoDB.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS
  • Interest in e-commerce, logistics, and/or sustainability

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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