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Technical Architect in Chennai - Old Mahabalipuram Rd at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/28/2021

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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.

Global Data Sciences (GDS) is the largest group in PayPal’s Enterprise Services organization. The team comprises data researchers, analysts, modelers, and software engineers. GRDS is in charge of implementing unique, best-of-breed fraud-detection algorithms using cutting-edge technologies, and delivering systems which are highly available, scalable, distributed, and process data at web scale to aid in detecting and preventing all forms of fraud and risk affecting the PayPal $240B payments network. As an architect, you will work closely with developers and data scientists to design, state-of-the-art, large scale analytics systems leveraging Graph processing, text mining, crawling and machine learning techniques. This is a unique opportunity to join the Architecture and Product team which is responsible for overlooking GDS technology, architecture and product design. If you are passionate about technology and architecture, love hands-on development and want to build scalable, highly available systems – you should come work with us.

Job description

  • Work with the development and data science team to design scalable data driven analytical solutions and infrastructures, including technical feasibility and proposal development for Big Data storage, processing and consumption
  • Design, coordinate and execute pilots, prototypes or proof of concepts to evalue new technologies and frameworks
  • Promote technical best practices, industry standards and architectural concepts with engineering teams
  • Provide profiling and optimization guidance and tuning tips and tricks
  • Work with global technology partners to help drive Hadoop maturation, governance across PayPal.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years experience in large scale, production, server side development on the JVM
  • At least 3 years experience working with Big Data technologies such as
    Hadoop / Spark / Hive / Kafka / HBase / Elastic Serach stack / Cassandra - very significant  advantage
  • A passion for architecture and for developing robust, scalable software systems
  • Experience in working in both dispersed and global environments
  • Ability to push ideas and influence decision making in a collaborative manner
  • Technology geek – very significant advantage
  • Performance profiling and tuning of both application and storage layers – significant advantage
  • Hands on experience in DevOps practices – significant advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, Can-do approach, curious and open minded
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, ability to multi-task
  • Fun to work with

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



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