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Software Engineer 3 Java, Growth Markets in Bangalore at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/18/2020

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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 305 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.

The role is for a Senior Software Engineer with Java/ Java/J2EE/ Server Side Scripting experience, working on building futuristic and delightful platforms for PayPal's diverse customer and merchant base in India and other Growth Markets. The role will involve working with business teams, product teams, architects and engineers located across our global offices.

PayPal India and Growth Markets Engineering Team:

The “PayPal India and Growth Markets Engineering Team” is responsible for developing and rolling out new products for PayPal’s customer base in India and other emerging markets across the world. Our charter is to double down and drive the next wave of growth for PayPal’s consumer and merchant bases globally, to propel new user acquisition, provide platform expansion through ubiquity, bring in new revenue through partnerships and to contribute actively to our organization’s mission of democratizing financial services.

The engineers in this team also have a unique opportunity of working closely with the local business teams, local customers, the customer support teams, product owners and other global product and engineering teams. The scope of problems to solve for our India and other Growth Markets is large, and this team will be in the center of all the action for growing and scaling PayPal’s payments platform. The focus is on agility, time to market and innovation.

PayPal’s India Business:

While PayPal has always offered its Indian customers ways to buy from overseas merchants and sell across the border, the domestic payments platform of PayPal was launched on in 2017. We have had organic growth since then and are one of the key payment partners for several large, medium and small sized businesses and casual sellers to sell within India and overseas. We also have a fast-growing active consumer base that uses PayPal for purchases globally.

About the Role:

Software Engineer – 3, PayPal India & Growth Markets

A customer focused, hands-on Java developer, responsible for designing, implementing and delivering state of the art payments solutions for Growth markets of PayPal. The ideal candidate is an individual with experience building large scale systems engaging across the full software lifecycle, from system design and development of front-end systems components. Business acumen, hands-on technology skills, positive work ethic and a collaborative mindset are key to the success of this role.

The prospective candidate will be an individual contributor working with various cross functional groups (business, product, analytics, user experience design and engineering) and will require admirable collaboration skills . The role would involve building new and emerging payments platforms and experiences for India, and similar hyper growth markets, that would redefine how customers of PayPal pay and get paid.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a customer centric mindset as part of day-day work.
  • Ensure that the design and implementation adheres to defined specs and processes.
  • Own end-to-end quality of deliverables during all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Understand technical designs by working within PayPal’s cross-functional technology team.
  • Collaborate between business, product and technology in the process of understanding the requirement and coming up with implementation options
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and manage continuously changing business needs

Personal Traits

  • Be a quick learner undaunted by complex systems.
  • Take risks and thrive in an environment of constant change.
  • Contributed to building the complete life cycle of transaction processing preferably in payments domain
  • Experience in refactoring existing code base and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
  • Ability to hit the ground running from day 1 working on various systems and working independently.
  • Exposure and participation in tech events, hackathons, contributions to open source, authoring of blogs and active participation in online tech forums is a plus.

Technical Hands-on Skills

  • Strong programming skills and expertise in Java/J2EE, Spring and Hibernate
  • Exposure to one or more server side scripting technologies.
  • Experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit Testing and build tools.
  • Good understanding and hands on experience with databases such as MySQL/ Oracle etc.
  • Strong understanding of web-based programming languages
  • Rich object-oriented design and analysis skills

Educational Qualifications

  • BSCS or equivalent + 6 years of experience / MSCS + 4 years of experience in software 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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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