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Software Engineer 3 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/14/2021

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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 392 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.

At Enterprise Data Platforms, we're looking for passionate DevOps engineers who want to get their hands dirty building and maintaining efficiencies for the infrastructure that supported 325 million active accounts and $247 billion in total payment volume while delivering five-nines of uptime. The Enterprise Data Platforms team is responsible for fulfilling all data infrastructure needs of the PayPal site. This includes automation for systems, storage, database, and site operations. We operate at a massive scale – it's a job like no other!

About PayPal…

At PayPal, we're literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it's about people. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate, and send money using today's technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal helps to provide. Are you ready to help us change the world?

What you'll be doing...

  • Automating data center infrastructure deployments (Compute, Networking, Storage, OS)
  • Build and administer custom tools and services to support mission-critical systems and enterprise storage
  • Develop Ansible playbooks to automate platform administration and monitoring tasks
  • Automate capacity planning and reporting
  • Monitoring and alerting for data center infrastructure and services
  • Identify tasks and areas where automation can be applied to achieve time efficiencies and risk reduction
  • Add test cases to the test automation framework when required
  • Measure and monitor critical KPIs such as availability, latency, and overall system health.
  • Create meaningful dashboards and templates.

Position Prerequisite Skill Sets…

  • Previous experience with software development, infrastructure development, or development and operations
  • Familiar with the development of and interaction with REST APIs
  • Experience with Linux infrastructures, database SQL, CI/CD tools
  • Advanced scripting with Python, JavaScript, Powershell
  • Advanced skill level with automation toolings such as Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform
  • Time-series database development and dashboarding experience with Grafana and TSDB, Influx, or Graphite
  • Working knowledge of Git (and GitHub)
  • Comfortable navigating Unix/Linux systems via terminal
  • Experience supporting enterprise-class monitoring like Zabbix, Nagios, BigBrother, Splunk, SignalFX, or any other monitoring tools for network/systems/application monitoring
  • Ability to write custom scripts/plugins for custom monitoring
  • Experience managing NFS, ZFS, automount, LACP, DNS, LDAP on Linux preferred.
  • Fibre Channel and iSCSI block storage experience
  • NFS, CIFS, and SMB storage protocols for NAS storage
  • Working knowledge of enterprise SAN and NAS storage system administration

 Are you forward-thinking and enthusiastic? Do you possess a can-do attitude? Would you like the opportunity to work with the latest trends in technology, taking the PayPal payments platform to the next level. If so, then we want to talk to you about joining our team at PayPal.

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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