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Software Engineer 2 in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/24/2020

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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 325 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.

Requirements • Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or related area. • 10-15 years of professional experience with at least 5 years hands-on in some of the following areas: •High level programming language, e.g., C++ (preferred), Java. •J2EE, .NET, Linux/Apache development. •OO-based design and development. •Database design and programming. (Oracle/Sybase/MySQL) •Full-SDLC cycle, with large-scale live roll-out participation as a developer. • Technical management or team lead experience in current job. • Ability to collaborate effectively with remote teams across geographies and time zones is essential. • Highly effective people skills at all levels, including strong capability in relating to technical staff. • Strong verbal and writing skills; ability to thoroughly understand product specifications, and ability to relate these to product development activities. • Experience in finance-related domains is an advantage.

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 103 million active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is made up of three leading online payment services: the PayPal global payment service, the Payflow Gateway and Bill Me Later. More information about the company can be found at PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and its international headquarters is located in Singapore.

Come join our Singapore Software Development Centre as part of the Global Platform or Compliance team as a Software Engineering Manager. You will be working on the world’s leading payment solutions and enjoying our world-class facilities, excellent working environment at the best place Singapore has to offer, the Central Business District.

The primary duty of the software engineering manager is to project-manage the delivery of software on In addition, there will be team administration and people management roles.  This position requires background in software engineering and technical management.  We seek candidates who have grown from the ranks of hands-on software developers.  The successful candidate will assist an existing engineering manager to run the day-to-day operations of a software engineering team in a cross-geography, matrix-based organisation.


  • Manage global cross-functional team in software delivery, software maintenance and second line technical support.
  • Validating and managing project scope.
  • Project tracking, reporting and auditing.
  • Resolve project issues, communicate status and coordinate activities with peer teams across geographies.
  • Ensure successful implementation, integration, testing and roll-out of software.
  • Meet project milestones and timely release of software according to roll-out plans.
  • Enforce established processes, technical and QA standards.
  • Resource and project roadmap planning.
  • Team administration and staff development

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