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Technical Lead in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/6/2020

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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 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.

At PayPal’s Global Data Sciences (GDS), we apply artificial intelligence to large-scale, complex issues facing the payments industry and help reduce fraud, protect our customers, provide better customer service, and empower global commerce. PayPal’s two-sided network generates a tremendous amount of aggregate data to help us close the loop between speed, convenience, and safety. As part of GDS you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness. Our data scientists and engineers push the boundaries of AI through experimentation, collaboration and investment in cutting-edge technology that will shape the future of fintech. Are you ready to help us change the world?

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In this role, the individual will be participating and collaborating with cross functional teams in the organization to understand the business requirements and to deliver solutions that can scale.

  • Planning the execution of the project in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Applying creativity and out of the box thinking.
  • Proactively anticipating problems and appropriately communicating to the team and management in a timely manner.
  • Being flexible and being able to support all functions of product life cycle when required.
  • Ability to deliver with high quality from coarse grained requirements
  • Play the role of Technical Lead for a team of ~4 members. Be a Mentor for the junior members in the organization

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in the IT industry, experience in the Data space is preferred.
  • Work experience in Teradata system (Certified Teradata developer is a plus). Should have strong SQL programming skills
  • Advanced Shell scripting experience
  • Expertise in database programming and performance tuning techniques in Teradata is a plus
  • Knowledge of Big Data Hadoop/Scala/Spark/HBase/Hive is highly preferred
  • Knowledge on any ETL tool (i.e. Informatica/ AbInitio) is preferable.
  • Knowledge of Scheduling Tools is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Familiar with data movement techniques and best practices to handle large volumes of data
  • Experience with data warehousing architecture and data modeling best practices
  • Experience with File Systems and server architectures
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take initiative to contribute beyond basic responsibilities
  • Exposure to any of the BI tool such as (Tableau, Micro strategy, Business Objects).

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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