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Software Engineer (Front End) in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/5/2022

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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.

The PayPal Customer Success Organization is looking for a strong full stack Engineer to join its Customer Self Service Solutions team. This team is responsible for design and development of self-service solutions that empowers the customers to successfully use PayPal products. We are a strategic part of the PayPal business plan to enable operational efficiencies and revenue enablement through self-service channels like help articles, chatbot, Voice, Contextual Help and NLP Management. As a member of this team, you will assist us in building the world class Self-service platform and solutions that would be used by millions of customers. 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.

Job Responsibilities
  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release. 
  • Collaborate closely with product and other partner teams to create great product experiences.
  • Lead code reviews to drive team to the highest standards for Java apps and Node.js apps
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
  • Be a crafts (WO) man and encourage code craftsmanship.
  • Drive discussion and provide feedback on code and architecture.

Job Requirements

  • Someone passionate about developing amazing user experiences.
  • Experience building full stack systems using Node.js, react, Java/JEE applications on top of RESTful/GraphQL APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of popular JS frameworks and libraries (React, Redux, Angular, Ember, Underscore, etc.), Node.js , Java  and Python are preferred.
  • Experience writing unit/functional tests using Mocha, Nemo.js, JUnit, Selenium, etc.
  • Experience designing and building systems with Docker containers.
  • Familiarity working with SQL and noSQL datastores.
  • Expertise in designing, developing and debugging large scale distributed systems.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proven problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.
  • Write unit tests and functional tests (automation).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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