Software Engineer 2 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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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 286 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.

Are you interested in building new features for a highly successful transaction processing platform?  We offer the chance to leave behind legacy systems and build the foundation of the next transaction-processing platform using the latest technology and your own common-sense approach. You'll be building the software used to process payments.


  • Working within a team of 2-6 software engineers to develop/maintain software.
  • Working through the analysis, design, implementation, integration, testing and deployment phases of project delivery.
  • Understanding technical design and associated design documentation and participate in design reviews.
  • Execute and report the assigned project tasks over its development cycle.
  • Collaborate with team members in team activities with lateral teams across disciplines and vertical groups, and upwards with project management elements.
  • As part of the delivery team, working with software from cross-domain teams to produce final software build.
  • Ensure the quality of deliveries and ensure conformance to processes and practices.
  • Perform day-to-day activities under the supervision of the team leadership and collaborate with team members in technical and domain areas.
  • Write tests for the existing and newly created code to maintain compatibility
  • Maintain and enhance the existing architectural documentations and create the new one as needed.
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Provide suggestions for continuous improvements as necessary.
  • Work effectively with globally distributed teams in multiple time zones

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years industry experience.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of computer engineering and intellectual curiosity to understand the business.
  • Understanding of basic algorithmic techniques, design patterns and best practices.
  • Passion for developing robust, scalable software systems.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, Can-do approach.
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, team player, ability to multi-task.
  • Strong OOP skills, ability to analyse requirements and prepare design.
  • Hands on experience with common open-source and Java technologies (Java 8 preferred)
  • Experience with REST API’s, OAuth, Web Services, Unit Testing, Java Build tools.
  • Experience with Spring boot, Spring or any web MVC frameworks.
  • Oracle, SQL, JDBC/ORM, JMS, App servers / Servlet containers, Maven/Git/Continuous integration
  • Demonstrable programming abilities in Java – other languages like C++, Python, AngularJS a plus
  • Curiosity about how things work and the behaviour of finding the answers. Flexible and adapting the changing circumstances, tenacious
  • Should be passionate and  take pride in building systems that are used by millions of users every day.
  • Should have good communication skills

Nice to have: 

  • Payment experience including integrations with Banks, Payment processor, Payment service (online and/or mobile), Settlement and clearing etc.
  • Experience working in agile methodology.
  • Experience working on front end technologies.
  • Good communication skill to global business and technical partners

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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