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Sr. Software Engineer in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/10/2022

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Job Description

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.

The Data Central Team is looking for a highly talented, self-driven, proven engineers to help design and build core data services that deal with big data (>300PB) for a variety of use-cases. - Working experience in building massively scalable high performance services. - Ideal Candidate is one who can Implement next generation cloud platform in a hybrid cloud setting to support PayPal business teams to scale their critical customer and business impacting applications. - The engineer would drive solutions and implementation leveraging different open source distributed systems,  drive its adoption and deliver a complete product. - The engineer would be creative to build brand new solutions from scratch and continually improve and scale existing systems.


• Think out of the box - don't be afraid to innovate!
• Co-develop & follow best practices related to SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) & Agile methods to raise the level of automation and quality in our code repos
• Embrace open-source – either by using it, extending it, or inventing new projects
• Share your work with the world-at-large via authoring blogs & articles, contributing to open source projects, and by speaking internally (and external to PayPal)
• Balance all of this against the need to execute

• Mentor colleagues to help develop strong coding practices and standards across the organization


◦ 10-12 years of overall experience

  • Proficient in one or more of Java/Scala or any Object Oriented Programming Language

◦ Outstanding implementation skills is required

◦ 4 years of experience in developing and/or enhancing scalable server-side components

◦ Expertise in OOPs skills combined with solid SDLC practices like code reviews, unit testing, integration testing and continuous integration

◦ Strong debugging and problem solving skills across the whole tech stack - language, databases, web servers and system environment

◦ Experience with one of the relational databases (Oracle, MySQL) and one of the NoSQL databases is a must ◦ Experience in developing RESTful APIs is a must

◦ Experience with Hadoop ecosystem technologies is a must and Cloud Data Development is a big plus

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