Full Stack Software Engineer in San Francisco-Xoom at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

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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.

Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients with over 70 countries and counting.

We are looking for a talented Full Stack Software Engineer to help us strengthen our world class risk prevention and mitigation systems in order to successfully combat cybercrime. In this versatile role, you will be responsible for helping shape the future of mission critical risk systems. You will be collaborating closely with engineering, product and operations to design and develop features for our highly complex and heavily distributed risk environment.


  • Design, implement, and maintain business-critical risk systems
  • Work with a variety of stakeholders across the whole business to ensure that our systems meet our reliability, accuracy and performance goals
  • Deliver software development tasks efficiently and with high quality
  • Identify and fix performance, scalability and other issues in a time-critical environment


  • 5+ years professional experience in full-stack development of front-end and back-end services preferably in Java
  • Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript, Typescript, CSS and CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • JavaScript framework AngularJS version 2+ or ReactJS
  • JavaScript based build tools like Grunt, Gulp and Bower
  • Front-end (CSS) framework like Bootstrap and understanding of responsive design
  • RESTful services API design and development
  • Good knowledge of Java and Springboot
  • Should be able to understand the impact of changed code on application performance


BS in Engineering

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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