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Sr. Front End Engineer in Timonium at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

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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.

The PayPal Credit Organization is looking for a Node.JS/React Engineer to join its Credit User Experience development team. We are a diverse Agile team that is responsible for the applications that deliver PayPal Credit products to our US and international customers. We are a strategic part of the PayPal business plan with important revenue-generating projects that will impact overall company performance. As a Software Engineer 3 you will assist us in building the solutions that will power the next generation of PayPal Credit products.

The ideal candidate will be a full-stack developer with back-end experience in Node.JS and some proficiency in React and supporting front-end technologies. The position requires collaboration with the other team members to design, build, and maintain the PayPal Credit products that are integrated into the broader PayPal platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Agile team to clarify the new products and features requested by the Product team
  • Collaborate with other developers to design and implement the required solutions
  • Participate in pair programming in the delivery of both POC and targeted features
  • Understand and apply our technical architecture to ensure consistent, reliable, and secure deployments.
  • Enhance and maintain existing product capabilities
  • Participate in formal and informal code reviews to ensure code quality
  • Actively contribute to the automated test suite to enable continuous integration
  • Assist with application deployments in our Cloud environment

Required Job Skills:

  • Proficient with Functional and Object-Oriented JavaScript/ES6+ coding
  • Proficient with Node.JS and Express application design and development
  • Proficient with React or other front-end frameworks (e.g. Angular, Vue)
  • Proficient with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Proficient with Webpack and other build and packaging systems
  • Proficient writing automated unit and functional tests
  • Proficient with Git source control and effective branching and release management practices
  • Proficient creating user interfaces and resolving cross-browser and backward compatibility issues
  • Ability to debug, diagnose and resolve complex JavaScript bugs throughout the stack
  • Strong communication skills in a collaborative environment
  • Strong critical thinking skills; ability to devise innovative solutions

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with RESTful web services and SOA concepts
  • Experience with analytic instrumentation, querying with Hive/Hadoop, Teradata, Kibana or Splunk
  • Experience with Enterprise Java and supporting Java frameworks

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

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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