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Full Stack Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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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 267 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.

Software Engineer in PayPal’s Platform Developer Experience. This individual will be responsible for the software development of the Console Platform (PayPal Application Lifecycle Management) infrastructure and extensions on the Cloud.

In this exciting and challenging opportunity, the successful candidate will join PayPal’s Platform Developer Experience Organization working in Console Platform team. This individual will work on the design and development of the Console Platform infrastructure and extensions. The platform and tooling have to adhere or exceed the demanding scalability and performance requirements of PayPal’s high velocity PDLC across thousands of apps residing in multi-data center across multiple cloud and geographic regions.

The successful candidate will work alongside with the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. He or she will participate in the design and development of the new Console platform and extensions, work with team to drive technical direction by adopting leading edge industry or internal technology, create tools with intuitive and simple user interface that’s complemented by a robust, highly available, highly scalable, agile back end system, and be the leading advocate of our user base with laser focus on achieving business results.


  • Master in Computer Science degree or 5+ years of software development experience.
  • Solid experience working with or familiarity around Java, C++ and/or Python.
  • Very strong foundational knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms, SQL/NoSQL, Operating Systems, and Software Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of web technologies (such as HTTP, HTML/DOM, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX) is beneficial.
  • Understanding around concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs.
  • Follow software engineering best practices.
  • Go getter with can do attitude.  Tenacity to do what it takes to get the job done while continually focused on achieving maximum business impact.
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills.  Ability to understand and articulate both technical and business issues with peers, management, and external teams.

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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