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Software Engineerg in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/23/2020

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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.

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
  • 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
    • Git
    • Docker
  • Nice to have qualifications include experience with Java, GraphQL, SQL, and Jira


  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent working knowledge

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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