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Software Engineer 3 in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/26/2022

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

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 244 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. You are applying for a position within Site Reliability Organization (SRE) in PayPal. This team of SRE's is passionately focused on ensuring the best PayPal customer experience, by helping teams with increased reliability and availability, while simultaneously reducing the number of failed customer interactions.

Roles and Responsibilities:

PayPal eSRE is a continuous engineering discipline that effectively combines software development and systems engineering to build and run scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. 

eSRE ensure that PayPal’s internal and external services have reliability and uptime appropriate to users' needs. 

We also ensure continuous improvements, while keeping an ever-watchful eye, preferably automated, on capacity and performance.


PayPal SRE is an implementation of the Devops mindset which strives to use software engineering to build and run better production systems. You will write software to optimize day to day work through better automation, monitoring, alerting, testing and deployment.

Blameless post mortem analysis of live issues and ensuring the learnings address the root case pattern permanently is also a topic very close to our heart.


We work with functional teams to understand their pain points and 

build infrastructure automation to reduce toil build related monitoring and alerting tools build efficiencies to reduce time to market, reduce mean time to detect and mean time to resolve optimize their production environments triage and trouble shoot live issues help identify logging issues and bad instrumentation drive to align with PayPal’s best-in-class infra

Requirements:

You have the desire to take PayPal to the next level.  BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience. Minimum of 2 years’ hands on experience in Node, Java and Python.  Expertise in modern database (SQL or NO SQL) interactions and concepts.  Strong understanding and working knowledge of networking principles: Devops operation and maintenance.  Expertise using Linux command line Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design. Strong debugging and problem-solving skills Self-starter with excellent communication skills – This is important. Established record working in fast paced changing environment, large scale applications across the stack


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.


For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.

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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