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Software Engineer Java in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/6/2022

Job Snapshot

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.

Software Development in Java and Spring 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. Software engineers at PayPal develop innovative solutions and high-quality products that touch millions of people every day around the globe. Our engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of connected payments across all business units, including PayPal, Braintree, Venmo, Paydiant, and others. We are looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability. You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. We have opportunities in a wide range of areas including development, design, search, platform, test, quality, big data, front end, and back end. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world’s largest e-commerce and payments websites at a scale only a few companies can match. You will work with both established and cutting-edge technologies like Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Camel, J2EE, JAXB, JSON, Protobuf, RxJava, RxNetty, Hibernate, and Hystrix or Resilience4J to build highly resilient, low-latency, high throughput and with 4 9's availability services.

The responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, and test new capabilities to meet the business needs
  • Collaborate with peers and seniors both within the Consumer Engineering Services team and across the organization and geo-locations
  • Work with the product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high-quality solutions on time
  • Work with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable
  • Support your application's services as and when required on a 24x7 basis

Successful engineers are:

  • Self driven to get results and not let anything get in your way
  • Proactive, anticipate and handle issues before they become a problem
  • Exhibit a strong resolve and challenge the status quo when needed
  • Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep abreast of the latest technologies
  • Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything they do

Job Requirements

  • Masters in Computer Science OR BS in Computer Science or equivalent plus 4+ years of experience in Java or any other programming language
  • Strong fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming using Java, C++ (or equivalent)
  • Designed web applications and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs
  • Familiar with Spring, Spring Boot, J2EE technologies, RxJava, JSON, RESTful APIs
  • Familiar with SQL & NoSQL solutions and understand the pros and cons of relational and free form databases.
  • Understand concepts in design and implementation for reliability, availability, scalability, and performance
  • Well versed in software engineering tools and best practices

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 https://www.paypalbenefits.com


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.com.



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.

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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