Big Data Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

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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 286 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.

Work with various teams in global to develop big data infrastructure, platform, and solution in data science space.

Job Description
o    Build analytical application and self-service platform in Hadoop to address real business challenges by collaborating with different global teams.
o    Be responsible for all aspects of software lifecycle - architecture, design, development, build, deployment, monitoring and operations.
o    Optimize or revamp existing analytical application to reduce Hadoop resource usage as well as to add new functionality per business needs.
o    Research on evaluating new technology or building prototype to provide new self-service capability in Hadoop through tools & platform in real big data scenario.

o    Bachelor degree or equivalent in engineering related background.
o    Good programming skills in Java (Or Scala/Python/C/C++) and familiar with basic algorithms.
o    Experience in working under Unix/Linux and good Shell scripting capability.
o    Good reading & writing English skills and can communicate through English.
o    Strong will to learn new technology and domain knowledge.
o    Highly motivated, goal driven, innovative, curious, open minded, and team spirit.
o    Experience in Big Data technologies such as Hadoop/Spark/Hive/Pig/HBase/Kafka - very significant advantage.
o    Programming experience in Scala - very significant advantage.
o    Experience in feature engineering, batch data processing, and good understanding the life cycle of data driven solution - very significant advantage.

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.