Systems Engineer in Beijing at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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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 286 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 Product & Technology, China team is looking for a strong technologist to join the team in Beijing Our mission is to deliver a secure, rapidly scalable, and resilient infrastructure foundation that enables PayPal China Products and Services. To do this, we focus on delivering our Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and empowering our internal teams with the technical capabilities they need, when they need it, to make the very best products for our customers. We apply software engineering principles to the design, delivery, and operation of one of the largest hybrid cloud infrastructures in the world. Every day we drive closer toward our vision of a seamless and frictionless infrastructure as a competitive advantage helping PayPal China win. As System Engineer, your responsibility is • Monitoring and managing all installed systems and infrastructure • Establish, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools • The Setting, installing testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools • Evaluate the existing systems and provide the technical direction to IT support staff. • Oversee the development of customized software and hardware requirement. • Plan and implement systems automation as required for better efficiency. • Formulate and design the security system in place to maintain data safety. • Oversee the constant availability of technical resources. • Maintain and supervise the inventory. • Timely reporting on the log sheet for the rapid response to any glitches • Provide oncall support as required by our oncall schedule.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • More than 3 years of experience supporting enterprise infrastructure required.
  • Good communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Solid understanding and expertise in operating system building including Linux and Window.
  • Experience as a Strong VMWare systems administrator to implement and support the systems in the environment
  • Understand the infrastructure at the network, load balancers (F5 Big IP), security, and storage layers.
  • Experience with configuration management including puppet, ansible or chef.
  • Skill in performing routine operations tasks and their automation. Routine tasks include system monitoring, reviewing system and application logs, and production support
  • Experience with system monitoring tools
  • Experience with backup tools
  • Knowledge of network switches, routers and firewalls and operating a VPN a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, be able to interpret and discuss information with both tech and non-tech decision makers
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Flexibility to work in a fast paced, and high-pressure environment interacting with cross functional 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