Database Engineer, MTS 1 in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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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.

About the Company 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. About the Role PayPal Database team is responsible for fulfilling all database infrastructure needs of PayPal site. This includes new database builds, support, engineering, deploying schema changes to production databases while maintaining DB availability targets, implementing security policies, managing PP development databases, working on various NoSQL implementations and scripting to automate. We are looking for an exceptional Database engineer to join our team to help deliver for our business. Ideal candidate will enjoy various aspects of Database Administration and have opportunities to work with cutting edge technologies like Oracle, GoldenGate, Mongo, Cassandra, Aerospike and Couchbase. In addition, strong Shell, Perl, and Python scripting experience will be a big plus. Job Requirements Deliver various DB changes to PayPal's mission critical production databases. Provide Database support and engineering for 24/7 environment. Partnering with peers in product development and other operational teams to enable business and deliver projects. Triage incidences and identify root causes. Proactively finds the potential database issues and takes Initiative to address them in a timely fashion. SQL review/tuning and suggest areas of improvements Able to gel with a large team of DBAs, Operations groups, Capacity, and ETL team and willing to share knowledge Follow change management and security guidelines and execute critical change requests Shell, Perl, and/or Python to deliver on automation Explores the automation opportunities for repeatable tasks and recommend/implement the solutions in collaboration with the appropriate teams. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to document and enhance process oriented approach. Provide quality customer satisfaction Must be able to Multi-task and prioritize without much supervision Strive to achieve PayPal’s availability goals

About the Company

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.

About the Role

PayPal Database team is responsible for fulfilling all database infrastructure needs of PayPal site. This includes new database builds, support, engineering, deploying schema changes to production databases while maintaining DB availability targets, implementing security policies, managing PP development databases, working on various NoSQL implementations and scripting to automate. We are looking for an exceptional Database engineer to join our team to help deliver for our business. Ideal candidate will enjoy various aspects of Database Administration and have opportunities to work with cutting edge technologies like Oracle, GoldenGate, Mongo, Cassandra, Aerospike and Couchbase. In addition, strong Shell, Perl, and Python scripting experience will be a big plus.

Job Requirements

  • Deliver various DB changes to PayPal's mission critical production databases.
  • Provide Database support and engineering for 24/7 environment.
  • Partnering with peers in product development and other operational teams to enable business and deliver projects.
  • Triage incidences and identify root causes. Proactively finds the potential database issues and takes Initiative to address them in a timely fashion.
  • SQL review/tuning and suggest areas of improvements
  • Able to gel with a large team of DBAs, Operations groups, Capacity, and ETL team and willing to share knowledge
  • Follow change management and security guidelines and execute critical change requests
  • Shell, Perl, and/or Python to deliver on automation
  • Explores the automation opportunities for repeatable tasks and recommend/implement the solutions in collaboration with the appropriate teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to document and enhance process oriented approach.
  • Provide quality customer satisfaction
  • Must be able to Multi-task and prioritize without much supervision
  • Strive to achieve PayPal’s availability goals

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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