Senior Web Application Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

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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 286 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.

About Us: The Checkout Web team builds the user experiences used by millions of buyers across the globe. We don’t think buying online has to be a “one size fits all” process, we’re on a mission to provide smarter, more tailored, experiences to all of our users. It’s a future where buyers can pay the way they want with all the accompanying benefits, all without sellers needing to know anything about a complex global e-commerce ecosystem. The team is at the forefront of GraphQL adoption at PayPal, and we’re using React to build dynamic UI's as we explore and test new concepts and smart experiences. We’re seeking an experienced Senior Web Developer specializing in JavaScript and React to join us on this journey — from new designs and experiences to our adoption of React/Apollo/GraphQL, you’ll be a part of the “what” and “how” of the future of checkout applications and product development at PayPal.

What you’ll be doing:

- Influencing and building new checkout experiences from inception through launch

- Updating and add new features to improve millions of buyers’ payment experience

- Working with product and design teams from across PayPal to develop new ideas and A/B tests

- Driving discussions and provide feedback on code and architecture

Job Requirements:

- 4+ years of software development experience with a focus on web development

- Experience in building single page applications using React or other similar modern JavaScript libraries utilized for rendering both client side and server side

- Strong experience with ES6/7 and newer versions of JavaScript

- Experience in developing production Node.js applications (high volume preferred)

- Experience with GraphQL and related libraries (i.e. Apollo) preferred

- Experienced developing customer facing applications with high volume/traffic

- Experience using HTML/CSS to re-create provided designs

- Knowledge of cross-browser, cross-platform design constraints on the Web

- Strong verbal and written communication skills


- If you have a portfolio or personal site, or active GitHub repos

- Prior experience in payments or eCommerce domains, or integrating with PayPal or other competing payment experiences

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



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