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Sr. Web Application Engineer in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

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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 325 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.

PayPal’s Checkout Web Experiences team is looking for UI/UX engineers to help partner closely with our design team to deliver new and innovative payment experiences. This is a remote work opportunity with the team based in the San Jose headquarter office. We’re looking for talented Front-end heavy application engineers with a passion for user experience and a desire to question assumptions to make our products better across the board. Folks with an interest in building new UI experiences in React, GraphQL and NodeJS are invited to join us to help expand PayPal Checkout into new opportunities to connect our millions of buyers and sellers. PayPal has been at the forefront of building large scale Node.js applications and as part of our Online Payments team, you’ll join us in our goal of making PayPal the best possible choice for paying online. What we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world. Join us and build stuff that matters!

Skills you'll need:

  • 6+ years of experience as a software developer.

  • Experienced in developing large scale web applications.

  • Experience in building single page applications using React or other similar modern JavaScript libraries utilized for rendering user libraries. 

  • Familiarity with ES6 and newer versions of JavaScript.

  • Experience with CSS and customizing the appearance of UI experiences.

  • Knowledge with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the Web.

  • A constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong team player


  • Build and develop new user facing experiences

  • Partner closely with cross functional partners in design and product

  • Lead development and provide architectural guidance for designing large scale features across small and medium sized teams

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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