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Software Engineer 2 in Austin, Texas, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/16/2022

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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.

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 210 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. Job Description Summary The Container Platform team manages core container platform and infrastructure along with containerizing and managing lifecycle of all PayPal applications. It is a central team supporting Developers and Operations to develop, build and run applications and manage infrastructure. We are looking for passionate engineer to join our team and part of building next generation platform at PayPal. You will implement next generation cloud platform with cluster managers (Mesos/Kubernetes) and containers (docker/containerd) in Multi Cloud (public and private) to support PayPal business teams to scale their applications that serve millions of customers worldwide and process billions of dollars in payments. • You will form part of a global team that will drive best practice in the PaaS/CaaS arena. Joining next generation Container platform team, opportunity to learn and improvise distributed systems. • You will adapt to new Container Platform technologies, build and release processes, production topologies and architecture to support environmental issues, identify gaps in platform, process and work with platform team to improvise tools, process and platform. • You will be developing automations, dashboard, monitoring/alerting to help reduce TTD and TTR. • Scope could include technical lead responsibilities, troubleshooting and fixing issues. Support developer and production operations teams, overcome any failed customer interactions. Expectation to support 24/7/365/day on-call operations personnel. • Looking for passionate engineers with hunger to learn and adapt to technologies, use new technologies fits best to provide platform efficiency, reliability and performance. • Drive solutions and implementation leveraging different opensource distributed systems, drive its adoption and deliver a complete product. • Design, create, and build brand new solutions from scratch and operate the platform.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience in building scalable high performing services.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Experience in building highly available platforms running in production handling no downtime rollouts.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to handle multiple tasks working independently and in a team environment


  • BS/MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field
  • 1+ years programming experience Go/C++/JAVA (Go is preferred)
  • Good knowledge of one or more scripting languages (shell/python)
  • Keen on developing monitoring, alerting, tools, and automation
  • 1+ years experience administrating linux systems.
  • Strong fundamentals and hands on experience working with docker/kubernetes/container technology
  • Working knowledge on any one of these cluster managers: Mesos/kubernetes/docker swarm. K8 is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of distributed system principles and programming for large scale operations across thousands of nodes

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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