Big Data Tech Lead in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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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 244 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.

PayPal’s GRDS (Global Risk & Data Sciences) organization is in charge of implementing unique, best-of-breed fraud-detection algorithms using cutting-edge technologies, and delivering solutions, which are highly available, scalable, distributed, and process data at web scale. Our solutions are integrated into the company’s back-end systems, handling tens of millions of events daily & processing billions of dollars annually.
This is a unique opportunity to join a successful, dynamic team, to build systems, which make a difference at a huge scale.
We are looking for a Tech lead for our Big Data applications testing automation domain.

What does Success Look Like?  

In your role as a Big Data Tech Lead, you will:

  • Lead the development of our next generation Big Data testing automation system
  • Provide technical leadership in architecture, design, engineering best practices and on-going development work.
  • Work collaboratively with the different business teams to assess their needs
  • Encourage the growth of junior engineers on the team through skills development, mentoring and technical guidance
  • Define product requirements for improving our system testability.
  • Work in agile bunch, collaborating with developers and data scientist, sharing knowledge with other team members within GRDS.

About You

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

  • B.Sc. in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with Big Data technologies such as
    Hadoop / Spark / Hive / Kafka / HBase / Elastic search stack
  • Java/Python/Scala development experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, both in Hebrew and English
  • Excellent analytics, problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Experience in software testing automation group - advantage
  • Hands on experience in DevOps practices – advantage
  • Experience in leading or mentoring engineering teams – 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.



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