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Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/3/2020

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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 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.

Come join PayPal and help transform the shopping experience. We’re on a mission to simplify and personalize shopping experiences for consumers and help drive conversion and engagement for merchants. The shopping engineering team is adding team members in support of PayPal’s shopping mission. As a member of our team, you’ll collaborate closely with Product Owners, Designers and Engineers (3-in-a-box model) to create innovative solutions that will serve millions of consumers and merchants. You’ll play an important role in product development from concept to launch. Our technology stack includes NodeJS, React and Redux. We do frequent brainstorming sessions and welcome new ideas and diverse perspectives to conceptualize new features. We follow agile methodologies to quickly iterate and deliver new features. We quickly run A/B test experiments to make product decisions. One of the core values of our team is to learn from each other irrespective of what level you’re at. We believe in ‘One Team Behaviors’ and Innovation, Collaboration, Inclusion and Wellness are major pillars for our success.

We are looking for strong technologist who are passionate about solving complex and challenging problems. If you’re excited about your work making an impact on millions of consumers and merchants and if you love working on the newest technologies, delivering valuable and quality products with a sense of ownership, you should join us!
  • Develop NodeJS web applications for the PayPal website using JavaScript (both client and server), HTML, CSS and related technologies.
  • Collaborate effectively with Application Development team as well as Design, Product teams advising on development best practices, performance, browser limitations, and accessibility.
  • Follow coding standards and guidelines with great attention to performance, maintainability SEO, and accessibility.
  • Adhere to PayPal coding standards and guidelines.
  • Identify and document best practices.
  • Prioritize workload to meet deadlines for assignments in the code release schedule.
  • Participate in the Agile development process.
  • Perform quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging and production environments.
  • Stay current with the newest online technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on implementations.
Job Requirements
  • 2+ years experience with web application development.
  • Experience with NodeJs along with NodeJs frameworks.
  • Expertise in browser based technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, etc.).
  • Knowledge of cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.
  • Experience with a Version Control system (GIT, SVN, CVS, etc.).
  • Experience in the Agile development process.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Adherence to established software design patterns.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team.
  • A strong passion for producing quality software and web user interfaces.
  • Strong desire to learn and share knowledge with others.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

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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