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Big Data Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/13/2021

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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.

Primary responsibilities • Design, develop and maintain data-driven monitoring and data mart platform for GDS analytical solutions using cutting edge technologies. • Support business deliveries on top of the data driven system • Look for improvement opportunities with business impact, participate in the formulations and implementation of processes, procedures, and policies for GRDS Live investigation and monitoring team.


  • Solid Programming skills in Java/Python
  • Basic knowledge about Big data system
  • Have experience with Spark/Scala is a big plus.
  • Strong in problem solving and business support. Ability to synthesize information and work in a DevOps way.
  • Have experience with SQL and Linux shell is a plus
  • Have experience with predicative modeling, data mining and analytical tool is a plus.
  • Solid foundation in common design patterns and data structure is a plus.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, innovative, curious and open minded.
  • Passionate for staying on top of technology front and unlock the power into business

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or quantitative field with 2+ year professional work experience. Or Master’s degree in an engineering or quantitative field
  • Team spirit and Good communication skills. Fluent in English, both written and oral.
  • Work effectively in a global team across different time zones

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