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Full Stack Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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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.

We want people who have a passion for developing massively scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to our business. As a member on our team, you will work directly with our Product Owners and Domain Technical Leads to create outstanding solutions and deliver incredible products. You will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentation are a given. Our technology stack include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node JS, React and Redux, and GraphQL.

You will:

  • Be driven to get results and not let anything get in your way.
  • Be proactive and anticipate/handle most 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.

Work Experience:

  • 5+ Years of engineering practice   
  • 2+ years working with Node.JS
  • 2+ years working with JAVA 
  • Experience working with UI Library and state-management libraries like React.JS , Redux 
  • Experience building REST Services using JAVA Spring WS 
  • Experience working with SQL/ NoSQL databases like Oracle, Couchbase,
  • Experience working with Test Frameworks like Chai, Mocha 
  • Experience integrating 3rd Party API and Authentication Services 
  • Experience maintaining a UI component framework.
  • Knowledge of build Tools like Maven, Webpack, Grunt
  • Knowledge of Search / NLP technologies like Elasticsearch, Lucene 
  • Knowledge of debugging memory issues
  • Experience identifying code complexity, exploring and communicating alternatives, and refactoring it to be simpler.

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Open-source contributions
  • Working with Python on Big Data Analytics and ML  
  • Experience and knowledge in GraphQL and Apollo 
  • Experience building RESTful APIs in NodeJS 
  • Experience writing clear, modular code and effective, pragmatic tests.
  • Thorough understanding of unidirectional data flow, state management, compositional design patterns, and other modern UI engineering concepts.
  • Experience and involvement in design, architecture and implementation of best practices for a highly scalable platform.   
  • Experience and involvement in leading edge discovery utilizing the latest methods in deep learning, NLP, AI, machine learning, and knowledge acquisition
  • Understanding of how to blend machine learning and neural network algorithms for training  
  • Understanding of  NLP, text understanding, classification, pattern recognition, question answering, information retrieval, knowledge base or similar.


  • Design, development, and testing of features/functions delivered via applications and services.
  • Collaborating with peers and seniors both within their team and across the organization.
  • Working with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high quality solutions on time.
  • Working with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable.
  • Supporting your applications and/or services as and when required on a 24x7 basis.

Extra credit:

  • Provide your GitHub account or code samples with your resume!

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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