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Software QA Engineer- Big Data in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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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.

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them safely access and move their money and offering a choice of how they would like to pay or be paid. With our 300 million and more active customer accounts, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem that people and businesses choose to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in more than 200 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in more than 50 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies. Risk Management is PayPal’s key competitive advantage. Our ability to enable revenue, prevent fraud, manage credit and other risks in online transactions and markets makes us the largest and fastest growing online payments company in the world. Global Data Sciences (GDS) is the R&D group for all of Risk and non-Risk teams and the center of excellence across PayPal for working with Big Data and Machine Learning. The team has more than 200 software engineers, data-scientists and other skilled technical staff uniquely focusing on developing data science solutions to aid in detecting and preventing fraud, protecting our customers and in providing better user experience . The group locate in San-Jose (CA), Tel-Aviv, Shanghai and Chennai, and reports directly to PayPal’s Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate software QA engineer to perform BigData applications testing and API testing Automation.


  • Perform E2E test activities, working closely with developers and data scientists on a complex and innovative analytics applications
  • Design and perform test plans for testing system back-end components, ensuring product’s quality and coverage.
  • Develop and maintain automated test suites, using Python, Java & Scala
  • Simulate E2E scenarios using various platforms & technologies
  • Report on test progress and bugs found
  • Share knowledge with other team members within GDS.


  • Team player, agile, flexible, multi-tasking, passion for learning new areas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent analytics, problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Java/Python/Scala development experience
  • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux
  • Experience working with Big Data technologies such as
    Hadoop / Spark / Hive / Kafka / HBase / Elastic Search stack - Advantage
  • Experience with data analytics practices – Advantage


  • Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Engineering or closely related quantitative discipline or Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Engineering, or closely related quantitative discipline
  • Atleast 2 years of professional experience in manual & automation testing

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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