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Software Engineer 3 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/1/2020

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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.

With over 170m registered active users and strong double digit growth, PayPal is working hard to provide expanded services to our customers. We have a unique opportunity for a talented engineer in PayPal experimentation platform team. We are looking for a smart, execution focused technical engineer that will be responsible for working on key deliverables on PayPal experimentation Platform, working closely with many internal technology partners to deliver key platform capabilities that will allow our internal business partners to match their expectation from the Experimentation platform.

A successful candidate is able to work with the team lead and other engineers on the team to design and deliver, in a timely and consistent fashion, high quality code in support of User Stories in the team’s Sprint. You possess:

  • Experience in designing and developing distributed software systems with high performance, scalability and security.
  • Excellent understanding of Core Java, REST, Spring, Hibernate, RDBMS & SQL
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills with orientation towards innovation and open source tools.
  • Excellent knowledge in practicing OOAD, architectural and design patterns.
  • Knowledge about Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, or Hive.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to grasp and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, agile development environment
  • Should have participated in, and be familiar with, Agile (Scrum) project methodology and practices.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in 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



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