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Software Engineer - Gold XP in Los Angeles, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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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.

Honey is a fast-growing company based in Los Angeles, and we’ve recently joined the PayPal family to help supercharge our mission of creating fairness and value for everyone. We’ve built a community of over 30 million online shoppers and use the collective insights of our members to power an online shopping platform that allows everyone to shop smarter, together. With that, we are excited to say we’re hiring! We are actively seeking a Front End Engineer to focus on the Gold Experience team.

Gold Experience is a newly formed team that will own one of Honey’s most critical savings vehicle Honey Gold. This team will be UX/UI heavy team as you help us iterate, experiment, and improve Honey’s existing Gold branding and experience. This role is a founding member of the team, with that comes exciting opportunities to get into the code and gain a deeper understanding of our system which as we scale the team out will be invaluable to future planning and decision making. Once onboarded you will work with an Engineering Manager and the broader Extension team while we incubate the new team. 


This person will focus on building applications to personalize user experiences within Honey. You can expect to work with a cross disciplinary team including front end engineers, backend engineers, quality assurance and product management to enhance existing product features and build new ones. Your contribution will help enhance the experience in which our users are notified about potential savings on relevant products.  You will be responsible for writing code that will be on critical surfaces across all of Honey’s surface including the Extension with its 30M+ active user base. 
About you:  

  • Experience with React (or similar eg. Angular, Vue) along with HTML & CSS 

  • Experience building Node.js applications and GraphQL 

  • You use a modern version-control system for your source code repository (Git, Mercurial, GitHub, BitBucket) 

  • You know what parts of your code require tests and you write those tests 

  • You are willing and able to deploy, troubleshoot, and maintain your systems in production 


In this role, you’ll: 

  • Design and maintain front end applications for exposing insights from machine learning and data science models. 

  • Build amazing and intuitive user interfaces 

  • Build GraphQL-based APIs and resolvers using JavaScript. 

  • Leverage your peers as multipliers for your skills to create excellent products and services for Honey’s millions of users. 


Bonus Points for: 

  • Knowing about continuous integration systems like Travis, Jenkins, or CircleCI (we use Circle). 

  • Working on and building microservices. 

  • Comfortable building and developing infrastructure in the cloud; we use GCP 

  • Experimenting with Chrome extensions in the past 


If you’re on the fence about whether you meet all of the requirements for this role, please apply! 


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