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Staff Software Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/30/2020

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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.

The Customer Success and Insights Platform team is looking for a highly talented, self-driven, proven software engineer to take on the challenge of building Messaging Experiences for PayPal . As an engineer in our development team you will be responsible for the development of key building blocks of PayPal Chat, & Message Center. We are looking for software engineers who are curious, fast-learning, and versatile , to join the team working to develop the next-generation of SelfService solutions that will change how billions of users self resolve issues. You will work closely with product, architects and other teams to understand the business needs and deliver solutions to meet their needs. At PayPal, we work together on small, collaborative teams. We’re passionate about code quality and we’re constantly – some might say, obsessively ¬– finding new ways to perfect our processes and product. We’re looking for a automation Engineer to assist our Platform team. The Messaging team is responsible for finding better ways to get the right help content to delight PayPal users. This position is available at our Austin, TX campus.


•       Strong problem-solving skills, and ability to think creatively while ensuring processes and procedures are properly followed

•       Build tools, frameworks, and other infrastructure needed to support automation

•       Design, code, and implement automation framework and tests in Java

•       Create, maintain, and execute functional, regression, and exploratory tests

•       Report defects in a timely fashion and work with the Development team to manage defects until issues are resolved

•       Provide test case coverage and defect metrics to substantiate release decisions

•       Assist in on-going process improvement efforts related to Quality

•       Proactively create test cases for the known defects and integrate them into the automation suite

•       Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a team to test, release roll-out and support software applications for PayPal

•       Work with business units to crystallize business needs into product features

•       Work with engineering managers, engineers to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs w.r.t functionality, performance, reliability, realistic implementations schedules and adherence to development goals and principles

•       Develop new team capabilities to ensure continued competence and relevance in supporting software development needs of PayPal's business

•       Follow the team processes like Agile etc.

Skills Needed:-

•       BE in Computer Science or Engineering and 5-6+ years related industry experience

•       Highly competent with exposure in the following:

•       Service and UI automation experience across web and mobile applications.

•       Java programming in Linux/Unix environment for at least 3 years

•       OO-based analysis and design

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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