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Backend Developer • Inventory in Stockholm - Jakobsbergsgatan at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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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.

In 2018, iZettle became part of the PayPal family. iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Tens of millions of small businesses worldwide are still being underserved by the traditional players. By giving small businesses the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we’re empowering them to reach their full potential. Together with PayPal, we can reach 24 million merchants across the world with more of the affordable tools they need to thrive. Join us in putting an end to the ordinary way the world defines financial freedom.

@iZettle we think that it takes originality and an open mind to start your own business. While we take pride in how far we have come in helping small business owners to succeed in a world of giants, we have no intention of sticking to known patterns or old truths. To carry out our revolution and move further in our quest to democratise financial services, we lean on our People while keeping our doors open for more groundbreakers to become part of our journey.

In this spirit, we are on the lookout for an experienced Backend Developer to join our Inventory Team. In this role, you'll be part of a bright Team working on a functionality enabling thousands of Merchants from across the world to efficiently manage their inventory and make wise decisions for their businesses. If this intro awakes your curiosity, let us tell you that the best is yet to come so... Scroll down and read on!



A glimpse of what you would get here:


Part of our PoS Alliance, the core mission of the Inventory Team consists in helping sellers with their stock management by offering fast and reliable tools in our Point of Sale (PoS) App.

In this role, you will get the opportunity to closely collaborate with Client Developers in order to create a tailored API and User Experience to our Merchants, as well as with Backend Developers in charge of developing a first-class end-to-end solution catered to our user's needs. Are you still with us? If yes, keep scrolling!

Your mission, should you choose to accept it... 

Simply stated, your core mission will consist in architecting and writing high quality code while taking care of the infrastructure and monitoring our systems. Overall, your everyday life would include:

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining features with a high level of autonomy;

  • Taking part in system design and collaborate with Teams and other Developers across the our Backend Chapter, from code reviews to bouncing ideas and Mob Programming;

  • Experimenting and learning more about design, technology and processes;

  • Ensuring a high level of quality, usability and maintainability of the (reusable) components and code.

Since we believe in using the best tools for the task, we are continuously reviewing our toolkit, architecture and ways of working. In this spirit, we work with Java 15, Kotlin, GraphQL, Dropwizard, Wildfly, Docker, Terraform, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, and everything is hosted on Amazon Web Services



The Skills to succeed:

  • A solid experience in Backend Development with Java 8+ and NoSQL Databases (ideally Cassandra);

  • A solid expertise in designing and maintaining Libraries/APIs used by others;

  • A genuine desire to be part of a diverse Team working in an Agile environment.

The Traits to exceed:

You are recognised as a great Teammate known for your ability to tackle all sort of technical challenges for a common purpose. Grounded and humble, you naturally share your knowledge, experience and opinions without ever losing sight of the importance for everyone to have a chance to contribute to the team's success. Lastly, you make it fun.

Bonus points if you are...

  • Consistently keeping up-to-date with the latest evolutions in Tech;

  • Familiar with Kotlin (would be really good);

  • Experienced in Pair/Mob programming.


Sounds like you?


Bring your talent to our attention and let's take things further! Go on, hit Apply and let's talk!



We are all for equality for all


Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewelry makers. You name them - at iZettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong.

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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