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Software Engineer 2 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/8/2022

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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.

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. Braintree (A PayPal service). Every time you pay for an Uber ride or book on Airbnb, you’re using our product. Braintree lets you move money from one place to another safely and securely. Our payment gateways are complemented by a plethora of products and features to enhance merchant and consumer experiences. Think: marketplaces, security, recurring billing, contextual commerce, and more. It sounds complex (and it is), but we make it so simple, you wouldn't know we were there. At Braintree, opportunities to shine happen daily. We value what makes you different and encourage you to act on your ideas -- no matter how pie-in-the-sky. You bring skills and a customer-first mentality, and we'll bring the tools and environment you need to do the best work of your life. Check us out - Braintree on The Muse | LinkedIn | Glassdoor | Facebook | Twitter The Team (About Braintree Payments Processing Engineering, Chennai). The Braintree Payment Processing Engineering team in Chennai is responsible for building payment experience that enable processing billions of transactions for Braintree merchants i.e. PayPal’s Enterprise merchants. Some of the areas we work include merchant cost optimization, network compliance, cards expense savings, and platform stability. The payment processing engineering team is a critical part for the Braintree organization. Our merchants are at the center of everything we do. We build delightful solutions that enable our merchants to grow and scale their card payments reliably and safely. We are structured to excel through collaboration and by supporting each other. Our focus is on teaming with smart engineers who are passionate about their craft and excited to build software for our unique solutions in the space. In our teams, developers have the chance to work on various teams and stacks. Here’s a bit more about us: - We build what we love and we own what we build. We take great care to build the best products and we ensure its quality through all life stages of the product. - Communication is key to our process, and we don't want to hinder it with walls. Many teams program in pairs, which means you always have another set of eyes to help you. - We practice test-driven development and believe that it helps us deliver simple solutions focused on real customer needs. We have no QA department – developers test, release and monitor their own code. - We keep the team in sync with daily stand-ups and have regular retrospectives to discuss things that are going well and opportunities for improvements. - We value unique perspectives brought by diverse backgrounds and experiences. A broad range of ideas and perspectives help us to create the best possible product.

GRAbout the Role:

Software Engineer

We are looking for a software engineer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, available applications. You'll be part of a cross-functional team that's responsible for the full product development life cycle, from conception to deployment and further.

The ideal candidate is a software engineer with experience in back end technologies and awareness of the payment industry trends, card, bank processing, and payment transaction model. Business acumen, technology skills, positive work ethic and a collaborative mindset are key to the success of this role.

We practices test driven development and believes that it helps us deliver simple solution focus on real customer needs. The engineers in the team will work closely with global product and engineering teams to build next generation payment products. 


  • Develop and maintain client-side and server-side software components including webservices/REST API, real-time systems and batches.

  • Write clean and solid code that scales over millions of customers.

  • Prototype ideas quickly using cutting edge technologies.

  • Work with product managers using agile scrum/xp methodologies to deliver high quality solutions on time.

  • Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything you do.

The ideal candidate will be a quick learner and be able to work independently or collaborate effectively with small team.

Required technical skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience building software applications with object oriented or functional programming.

  • Minimum 3 years experience working with Ruby on Rails.

  • Experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit Testing and build tools.

  • Interest in Test Driven Development (TDD) and specific experiences using a test heavy approach to solve problems and create solutions.

  • Strong applied experience. You’ve built, broken, and rebuilt software applications. We’re looking for creative thinkers who also know how to create real-world products.

  • Experience writing Unit and automation tests. Framework like selenium, Junit, JMeter etc.

  • Strong foundational knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms, SQL/NoSQL, and Software Engineering.

  • Experience writing Ruby Gems/libraries is a plus

  • Prior experience with AWS is a plus

Required soft skills

  • Should be a fast learner.

  • A team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion.

  • Proven experience.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive.

  • Interest in the payments industry.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and /or Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent.

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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