Full Stack Javascript Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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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 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.

As Full Stack Javascript Engineer, you will be responsible for working on applications and services that handle Paypal Selfhelp and Knowledge Management. You will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentation are a given. You will master both established and cutting edge technologies like Java,JSP, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS3, Node.js, Hadoop, MongoDB among others.Typical Application Engineer responsibilities include: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.Successful .Application Engineers will:Be driven to get results and not let anything get in your way.Have the customer in mind always, working to provide great experiences first and foremost.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 they do.
• 6+ years of professional software development experience.
• Expert in Java/Javascript programming.
• Ability to work in GIT and unix shell
• Expert in modern database/storage technologies.
• Expert in web front-end technologies - HTML5/CSS/JavaScript.
• Competent in designing and building web applications and/or web services in a commercial setting.
• Competent in design/implementation for reliability, availability, scalability and performance.
• Competent in software engineering tools and best practices.
• BS/MS/PhD (CS or related major preferred).

Job Description Summary:

PayPal's SelfService team is looking for talented Full stack Java script engineer in Austin to work on the transforming online customer support solutions. We want people who thrive on satisfying the customer and have a passion for creating exceptional user experiences. As a member on our team, you will work directly with our Product Owners and Designers to create outstanding solutions and deliver incredible products.

We have strong focus directly on the user web experiences and the flexibility of iteratively delivering capabilities. If you are the kind of engineer who is passionate about bringing great experiences to life, being a craftsman in engineering and love working in a collaborative environment, then we want to talk to you.
Job Description:

Participate in the full development life cycle, including design, coding, testing and production release.
Create web applications following best practices of accessibility, internationalization, TDD.
Partner closely with design & product to craft great product experiences.
Be a crafts(wo)man and encourage code craftsmanship across team.
Deliver code in an agile team environment.
Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
A passion for technology and for developing robust, scalable, state of the art software systems.
Architect, Design and Develop software for distributed systems with the high performance, scalability and availability requirements.
Provide technical mentorship to junior engineers within the team.
Lead code reviews to drive team to the highest standards for Node.js apps & web apps.
Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

Required Skills

4+ years production JavaScript application design, development, and testing experience.
4+ years experience with web application development including Node.js applications on top of RESTful APIs.
4+ years of solid knowledge of popular JS frameworks and libraries (React & Redux (preferred), Backbone, Underscore, etc.).
Experience with web frontend technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap, Dust.
Passionate about developing amazing user experiences.
Strong desire to learn, to experiment, and to share knowledge with others
Strong attention to detail.
Real world experience with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.
Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.
Well experienced in developing and executing automated unit, functional and integration tests
Expereince with Java technolgies , SEO and Machine learning is plus

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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