LE Data Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

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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 254 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.

Data Modeler Lead - PayPal Enterprise Solutions About the Enterprise Solutions team Keeping the engine of the global economy strong and growing, the Enterprise Solutions team, a member of the PayPal Merchant organization, is responsible for helping millions of PayPal merchants manage and run their businesses on web and mobile. We are responsible for building products that support PayPal business customers, from casual sellers to the world’s largest businesses. We are currently working on building new enterprise-grade solutions to make our products even more dependable for large/enterprise customers, putting ourselves in the best position to continue powering the world’s largest e-commerce and payments applications at a scale few companies can match.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for the best Data Modeler Lead in the world, who have a passion for developing enterprise scalable, distributed and performant systems that require high availability to support mission-critical business tasks. Quality is at the forefront of everything our team does, and we are looking for true passion for writing robust, re-usable, and scalable.

On the personality side, you are the right person for PayPal if you are willing to:

  • Drive to get results and not let anything get in your way.
  • Be proactive and anticipate/handle issues before they blowup.
  • Exhibit a strong backbone and challenge the status quo when needed.
  • Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep abreast of the latest technologies.
  • Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything you do.
  • Show pride and passion for helping businesses thrive around the globe.


As a member of our team, you will work with Designers, Product Owners and Domain Technical Leads building new experiences and improving existing products, developing robust software solutions and dependable products for PayPal’s merchants. You’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative and curious, as you’ll work in a fast-paced environment where continuous experimentation and innovation are a given.

  • Experience in setting up large, complex and scalable databases solutions for large enterprises.
  • Deals every day query analysis and optimizing to perform insanely.
  • Optimizing database (Index, IOT, partitioning, Caching etc.) and query tuning for faster response time
  • Lead data modeling activities to capture and model data requirements, business rules, and logical and physical models.
  • Perform the data model design, review with the data modeling team, and present it to the business and IT stakeholders.
  • Determines database structural requirements by analyzing upstream sources and downstream consumer needs
  • Experience in designing large oracle databases (500+ TB) with Sharding.
  • Mentor to engineers whenever they deploy any new/changes to production in alignment with organizational data standards
  • Play a key role in the Data governance council that includes representation from Upstream 
  • Partner with the Data infrastructure team to provide leadership and guidance with enterprise data strategies

Skills Required:

  • 5+ Years of experience of the Eco system Data warehousing, Oracle, data models, Database design, PL/SQL, Query tuning etc.
  • Comfortable working with open source tools in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Comfortable handling large amounts of data
  • Works independently without the need for supervision.

Working knowledge on Infrastructure - Databases, Servers, network and Storage.

  • Practical experience with Git
  • Ability to learn/adapt new, emerging technologies (big data, cloud computing, etc.).

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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