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Software Engineer 3, Node Growth Markets in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

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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.

This position is for a software developer role to work with teams across the globe building payment solution for India and other Growth markets of PayPal. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with awareness of the industry trends, positive work ethic and a "can do" attitude. The prospective candidate will be working on multiple languages and platforms, devising and delivering solutions to the Indian market, in a fast-paced manner. As part of this role, the candidate will help deliver delightful web experiences for our global user base in order to help acquire new customers and incremental revenue for the organization. Tech Skills needed for this role are node.js, ReactJS, Angular, Javascript, CSS, HTML, GraphQL and REST.

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, Node - PayPal India  & Growth Markets

This position is for a software developer role to work with teams across the globe building payment solution for India and other Growth markets of PayPal. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with awareness of the industry trends, positive work ethic and a "can do" attitude. The prospective candidate will be working on multiple languages and platforms, devising and delivering solutions to the Indian market, in a fast-paced manner.

As part of this role, the candidate will help deliver delightful web experiences for our global user base in order to help acquire new customers and incremental revenue for the organization.

Tech Skills needed for this role are node.js, ReactJS, Angular, Javascript, CSS, HTML, GraphQL and REST.

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.
  • Collaboratively work with cross-functional teams across the globe.
  • 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
  • Be a technology evangelist who can marry business needs with technology solves.
  • Research, assess, and recommend external technologies and products for their applicability to project requirements
  • Understand the payments business and how technology decisions impact the business. Sense evolving business trends and translate them into needs into technology solves.

Technical Skills

  • Strong programming skills and expertise in Node.js with background of having delivered engaging and interactive applications
  • Strong understanding of web-based programming languages and scripting and UI development experiences in HTML, CSS, Javascript, ReactJs, Angular etc.
  • Experience with open source test automation and CI tools
  • Experience working with databases such as MySQL/ Oracle / NoSQL DB etc.
  • Exposure to one or more server side scripting technologies
  • Knowledge of REST APIs, GraphQL, Unit Testing and Build Tools
  • Knowledge of open source frameworks with contribution to web and service oriented apps using Open Source Technologies
  • Experience in refactoring existing code base and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
  • Working experience in Java/J2EE and Object Oriented Design is a plus

Personal Traits

  • Be a quick learner undaunted by complex systems.
  • Take risks and thrive in an environment of constant change.
  • 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.

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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