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Application/Automation Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0062574

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.

Application/Automation Engineer is responsible for implementing, maintaining and administration of PayPal’s Enterprise job scheduling platforms. The position requires an ability to provide technical support in troubleshooting issues, upgrading the require applications when needed, providing technical support to Batch and Job Scheduling team members and integrating with other applications as necessary. The AE assist in the migration of Airflow job definitions into new platforms. In addition, the AE will assist in troubleshooting of migration related problems and engage with development resources to implement sustainable and manageable solutions. The AE resources will be required to develop and implement scripting to assist in the automation and migration plans.

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 210 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.

Application/Automation Engineer is responsible for implementing, maintaining and administration of PayPal’s Enterprise job scheduling platforms. The position requires an ability to provide technical support in troubleshooting issues, upgrading the require applications when needed, providing technical support to Batch and Job Scheduling team members and integrating with other applications as necessary. The AE assist in the migration of Airflow job definitions into new platforms. In addition, the AE will assist in troubleshooting of migration related problems and engage with development resources to implement sustainable and manageable solutions. The AE resources will be required to develop and implement scripting to assist in the automation and migration plans.

Specific objectives include:

  • Work with development teams create and implement migration strategies for PayPal’s workload automation applications
  • Develop reporting solutions for analyzing jobs runs and batch environment to assist in validating job executions and keeping proper inventory of which scheduler jobs are being executed in.
  •  Support triage of real time production incidents as well as root cause analysis of batch jobs that introduce an undesirable affect in the production environment.
  • Manage upgrade or migration efforts related to existing jobs.
  • Work with Job Scheduling team in development and provide training related to job standards and methods, escalation processes, and diagnostic approaches.
  • Work with cross functional teams to develop API and application integration solutions

Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years working in a production 24 x 7 environment
  • Minimum 3 years developing and supporting job schedules in a critical production environment
  • Proficient in job scheduling design, implementation, QA and operational support
  • Airflow , BMC Control-M and/or Automatic Application Automation Engine administration
  • Strong business process, analysis and problem diagnosis background.
  • Experience with computing infrastructure technologies, such as networking, UNIX & Windows operating systems and Oracle databases
  • Superior problem-solving skills with emphasis on quick problem resolution
  • Python, CGI and Unix Scripting experience.

Top Requirements:

1. Python, SQL Plus, Shell scripting

2. Airflow 

3. Project Management Skills

4. Control-M,UC4 (Workload Automation)


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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