Data Infrastructure Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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 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.

The Data Infrastructure Engineer defines and drives strategy for availability, scalability, manageability and agility of various data platoforms. In addition, they assess new and emerging new technologies and industry trends for internal adoption and/or contribution.

Data Integration Engineer/Administrator


Responsibilities


  • Provide extensive administration support and technical leadership for all aspects of the Informatica components, installation, configuration, setting up grid environments with high availability; managing server activations and de-activations for all environments; ensuring that all systems and procedures adhere to organizational best practices
  • Day to day administration of the Informatica Suite of services (PowerCenter, EIC/Axon, IDS, Metadata, Glossary and Analyst).
  • Informatica capacity planning and on-going monitoring (e.g. CPU, Memory, etc.) of the stabilbility of all environments including product performance and utilization to proactively increase capacity as needed.
  • Build automation tools for any activity performed in the infrastructure such as upgrades, activations and deactivations, etc.
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
  • Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Evaluate the organization's technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as software upgrades.
  • Prepare and review operational reports or project progress reports.
  • Assist in the daily operations of the Architecture Team (a functional unit within the Business Intelligence Group), analysing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards, and setting deadlines.
  • Work with vendors to manage support SLA’s and influence vendor product roadmap
  • Provide leadership and guidance in technical meetings, define standards and assist/provide status updates
  • Continued growth as a technical expert in data integration technologies and solutions.
  • Work with cross functional operations teams such as systems, storage and network to design technology stacks
  • Exhibits strong business knowledge and builds strong customer relationships.
  • Understanding of the Eco system such as schedulers, databases, Linux/Unix systems, other ETL tools

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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