Full Stack Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/17/2019

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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 286 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 engineers at PayPal develop innovative solutions and high-quality products that touch millions of people every day around the globe. Our engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of payments across all business units, including PayPal, Braintree, Venmo and Paydiant. We’re looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability and scalability.

You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. The Global Professional Services Organization has opportunities in a wide range of areas including development, design, search, platform, test, quality, big data, front end and back-end. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products and develop distributed systems powering the world’s largest e-commerce and payments websites at a scale few companies can match.


  • Coding, testing and debugging programs according to computer engineering specifications.
  • Building new and modifying existing applications.
  • Developing software prototypes.
  • Writing unit tests and functional tests (automation).
  • Performing manual tests.
  • Using tools to access data in datastore, version control systems, etc.
  • Frequently interface with other functional teams on all aspects of a feature or sub-system.


    • 1-2 years programming skills in Java, NodeJS, Spring, HTML, JavaScript, CSS.
    • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
    • Exposure to additional languages such as PHP, Python, Microsoft .NET (C#), iOS, Android, and related web technologies.
    • Experience writing unit/functional tests using Mocha, Nemo.js, JUnit, Selenium, etc.
    • Experience debugging web applications using Developer Tools on the browser.
    • Familiarity working with SQL and noSQL datastores.

    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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