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Software Engineer 2 in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/9/2021

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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.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to produce and implement functional software solutions. In this role, the candidate should be able to work independently with little supervision. The candidate should also have excellent organization and problem-solving skills as well as hands-on experience in software development and agile methodologies. The goal will be to develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business objectives.

Develop high-quality software design and architecture

Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle

Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code

Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

Review and debug code

Perform validation and verification testing

Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products

Document development phases and monitor systems

Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies

Experience using system monitoring tools and automated testing frameworks

Knowledge of the programming and scripting languages such as Python, C++, Java, Bash

In-depth knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB)

Familiarity with various operating systems (Linux, Mac OS, Windows)

Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude

Ability to work independently

BSc/BA in Computer Science or a related degree


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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