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Software Engineer in Guatemala City - Ruta 3 at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/21/2021

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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.

Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients in over 159 countries and counting around the world.


  • Design, implement, test and maintain business-critical applications providing RESTful API access to middle layer resources
  • Help identify and fix performance, scalability, security, and reliability issues in a time critical environment so our customers can always use our services safely
  • Find creative solutions for complex features that fit into a growing ecosystem of interacting applications and APIs
  • Manage the full application lifecycle from design to successful operation in production
  • Produce well-tested code, including unit tests and integration tests, so we can release changes with confidence
  • Understand and support priorities of multiple teams that use our APIs to facilitate their success
  • Collaborate with other engineers, managers, QA and operations to ensure that our systems meet our reliability and performance goals
  • Have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the intellectual curiosity that drives a desire to understand the problem
  • Learn about downstream API’s to accurately integrate with them


  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Must be fluent in written and verbal English in a professional environment
  • Experience with writing and consuming REST APIs with Node.js, and either Express or Hapi.js frameworks
  • GraphQL experience is desired
  • Experience with Agile development and knowledge of Agile principles
  • Excels at Code Review and other collaborative processes, such as Pair Programming
  • Enjoy coding every day, and a desire for continued learning
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills to ensure successful collaborations with multiple teams
  • Experience with tools like
    Unix command line
  • Nice to have qualifications include experience with Java, SQL, and Jira


  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent working knowledge

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



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