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Venmo Site Reliability Engineer in Austin, Texas, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/9/2022

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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.

Site Reliability Engineering in Venmo Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions to make them intuitive, friendly, and even fun. And it worked: people love sending money with Venmo, and we’re growing by leaps and bounds! We are a fast-paced organization going through rapid growth and solving technical challenges at exponential scale. With so much opportunity to reimagine the very nature of money, we are constantly looking for passionate and talented production and site reliability engineers to join our team. As an engineer here, you will have the opportunity to reshape how money is used and treated. You should be comfortable working with cross functional teams to deliver projects. You should excel at planning, developing and testing your code as well supporting members of the team with code reviews and technical guidance.

What we are looking for: 

  • Bachelors OR Masters in computer science OR related field of study.  
  • 4+ years of experience in site reliability engineering or a related field. 
  • Experience scaling and managing large, cloud-based distributed systems 
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes 
  • Established ability to diagnose technical problems, debug code, and automate routine tasks 
  • Ability to support a 24/7/365 always available production grade service.  
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Java, Python, Golang, or shell scripting.  
  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems internals and administration.  
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills.  
  • Familiarity with orchestration/provisioning/configuration automation tools (Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.) 
  • Established experience with monitoring, logging, alerting, and visualization observability tools and best practices 
  • Experience building and deploying well architected, maintainable, and testable application backends. 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience 
  • AWS Solutions Architect preferred 

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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