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Software Engineer 2 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

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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 375 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.

Configuration Platform team builds and manages the various systems that enable storing and serving externalized distributed configurations for all of PayPal. As an application moves through the deployment pipeline from dev to test and into production, the platform provides a central place to manage the configuration between those environments and be certain that applications have everything they need to run. This platform allows for thousands of configurations per day to be changed dynamically at runtime, enabling workflows that unlock productivity for employees & enterprise alike. If the thought of working on a platform that moves $2B+ in daily payment volume excites you, you’ve come to the right team. You will work on building & managing products from the ground up to provide developers at PayPal a swift, reliable, and innovative way to change and manage their configurations.


  • Develop, grow, and be part of our high-performing software engineering organization, and be a hands-on technology expert.

  • Analyze, Engineer and improve stability, efficiency, and scalability of the Configuration platform 

  • Work closely with Architects, lead engineers and business on product design and features.  

  • Ensure appropriate design, implementation, testing, delivery, and support of our systems.

  • Drive a culture of obsession around customer focus and delivering a customer experience.

  • Be an evangelist and driver for technology innovations.

  • Adhere to best of class coding and design standards.

  • Communicate clearly with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels. 

  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently and deliver on aggressive goals individually as well as a team.

Job Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • 2+ years of Java back end development experience including familiarity with Java 8 features

  • 1+ years of experience designing, developing, and testing RESTful APIs

  • Experience with common Java APIs and frameworks including JAX-RS, Hibernate, JPA and JMS is preferred

  • 1+ years of experience with Spring Boot and Spring Framework

  • Experience working with relational database systems like Oracle, PostgreSQL or MySQL is preferable

  • Experience in at least one dynamic language such as Perl, Python or Ruby is highly desirable

  • Experience with test frameworks such as TestNG, Mockito, WireMock

  • Experience with Maven or other build tools is a bonus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Motivated and interested in delivering results, especially in the area of writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.

  • Ability to adapt to new development environments, changing business requirements and learning new systems highly desired.

  • Good team player, able to effectively work across multiple teams on solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements in a fast-paced environment 

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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