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Software Engineer 3 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

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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 325 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.

PayPal identity team is looking for a strong backend Software Development Engineer to work on an initiative to build common Identity Provider for PayPal Inc companies. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for implementation and support of backend microservices (Java/J2EE primarily and some GraphQL based), working closely with the front end and cross-functional teams to coordinate complex deliverables. We are looking for strong candidates who are motivated to build solid, scalable platform capabilities, someone who likes to raise the bar wrt code quality, testability and maintainability standards. Typical day to day involves working wit architects on the solution discussions, interact with both back end and front teams to understand architecture and usecases to come up with low level design, documentation and implement the solution with quality, scalability and maintainability as key considerations.

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.

Identity Platform team is at the forefront of changing the fabric of modern authentication by delivering a modern, secure, extensible authentication platform which allows PayPal users to securely authenticate to any application, using any authentication method and on any device. This platform processes millions of login requests and billions of authorization requests each day, enabling PayPal and its partners to rapidly innovate on new payment scenarios and enable new experiences. In particular, we are augmenting the team with highly skilled and enthusiastic engineers to assist with unlocking potential for our adjacencies using the power of a single INC level identity. As an Identity Engineer in our development team, you will be responsible for the design, development and quality delivery of the platform web services and infrastructure.


Job Qualifications

  • BS-CS/MS-CS plus 4+ yrs of experience.
  • Have experience building highly scalable, highly concurrent platforms that can support millions of requests per second.
  • Have strong foundational knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms, SQL/NoSQL, Operating Systems, and Software Engineering.
  • Be ready to adapt to a fast changing environment and be willing to learn multiple technologies like Java, SQL, node.js, Javascript and many more.
  • Understand or be keen to learn about  Web Services, REST API development and design, GraphQL etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of software fundamentals, good communication skills and team player
  • Basic understanding of industry standard authentication and authorization protocols as well as data encryption standards 

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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