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Software Engineer in Timonium at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/19/2021

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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 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.

Job Description PayPal is seeking a Software Engineer to join its Merchant Credit product development team.  This team is responsible for engineering, designing, and maintaining the PayPal Credit integrations merchants use to offer their customers financing on their e-commerce web sites and mobile applications.

The team engineers SDKs and other client side libraries that merchant developers integrate with to access PayPal's ad delivery network. The team also develops REST and GraphQL APIs that deliver contextual messaging for PayPal Credit financing offers on merchant sites in the form of lightweight text ads, responsive banners and PayPal Smart Payment Buttons. These SDKs and APIs are used by thousands of merchants, millions of times a day across the world.

Besides writing scalable and maintainable code, you will be challenged with building products that have an exceptional user and developer experience. If you are passionate about software engineering and take pride in writing clean code while solving some of the most interesting challenges the web can offer, then take your first steps to join the PayPal team by applying today.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong critical thinking skills - you will need to understand our challenges & opportunities and apply them to innovative software solutions
  • Strong communication skills in a collaborative environment
  • Highly proficient with vanilla ES6+ Functional and Object Oriented JavaScript
  • Node.JS and express application design and development
  • React or other front-end frameworks (e.g. Angular, Vue)
  • Experience with consuming and designing REST and GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with Git source control and effective branching and release management practices
  • Ability to debug, diagnose and resolve complex JavaScript bugs throughout the stack

Bonus Skills

  • Previous experience within the adtech or fintech sector(s) a plus
  • Familiarity with Webpack and other build and packaging systems
  • Strong automated unit and functional test suite experience
  • Familiarity with analytic instrumentation, querying datasets using Hive/Hadoop, Teradata, BigQuery, Kibana and/or Splunk is a plus
  • Continuous integration and delivery tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with Java

Work Environment
You would be a member of a diverse agile team of software engineers and a part of the greater global PayPal team.  The Merchant Credit product development team shares a passion for innovating easy to use solutions that the world's largest merchants depend on. Enjoy a modern office with top-of-the-line equipment, adjustable standing/sitting desks, video conferencing suites, complimentary beverages, subsidized catered lunches and team outings (Currently work from home through at least Q3 2021).

PayPal believes that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy, and that we have an obligation to empower people to exercise this right and improve financial health.
PayPal 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.

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