Full-Stack JavaScript Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/24/2018

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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 237 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 Commerce Solution team in PayPal’s Merchant organization is looking for talented engineers who can help create the next generation of experiences. The team consists of full stack application developers who have a passion for creating simple and elegant user interfaces that impact millions of users across the world. We’re looking for engineers who are motivated to create innovate, quality, and scalable solutions.

The team is building NodeJS applications that support our merchants from initial sign up through their entire lifecycle. Innovation is constant as we update the applications for regional needs and implement optimizations to improve the experience for our Merchants.

Primary Job Responsibilities

- Develop NodeJS web applications for the PayPal website using JavaScript (both client and server), HTML, CSS and related technologies leveraging the latest single page application technologies such as React.

- Collaborate effectively with Application Development team as well as Design and Product teams, advising on development best practices, performance, browser limitations, and accessibility.

- Follow PayPal coding standards and guidelines with great attention to performance, maintainability SEO, and accessibility.

- Identify and document best practices.

- Prioritize workload to meet deadlines for assignments in the code release schedule.

- Participate in the Agile development process.

- Perform quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging and production environments.

- Stay current with the newest open source technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with NodeJs and NodeJs frameworks including single page application technologies such as React and Angular

- Experience in developing high performance, scalable,a and available web applications

- Mastery of browser-based technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, etc.)

- Knowledge of cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web

- Experience with a Version Control system (GIT, SVN, CVS, etc.)

- Prior work experience with enterprise level consumer facing web applications

- Experience in the Agile development process

Basic Qualifications

- 3+ years of experience in software design and web application development

- Bachelor’s in Computer Science degree or related field

- Solid knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills

- Adherence to established software design patterns

- Good interpersonal communication skills

- Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team

- A strong passion for producing quality software and web user interfaces


- URLs to examples of work

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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