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Hadoop Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

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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 325 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.

Hadoop and BI Engineer

Hadoop is the foundation of a petabyte-scale data warehouse at PayPal and seen a strategic enabling technology by the highest levels of leadership.  PayPal runs a large Hadoop environment with thousands of nodes and 50+ Petabytes of configured storage. 

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented engineer to join our Big Data team. We are on a mission to scale out our Big Data platform, powered by thousands of nodes with tens of petabytes of storage, to serve fast growing business needs in analytics, risk management, data science, and many other Big Data initiatives. The ideal candidate is an experienced Hadoop engineer that has experience in building applications on Hadoop but also has the ability to dive into Hadoop internals and find workarounds for all kind of issues. The engineer we are looking for will also need to be able to identify and support platform issues ranging from software bugs to hardware malfunctions.


In your role as a Hadoop and BI Systems engineer, you will:

Develop and maintain Applications to monitor and maintain the environment.
Work closely with engineering and operations teams to provide support for the Hadoop cluster customers.
Analyze and improve stability, efficiency, and scalability of the platform.
Perform technology evaluation and prototype ideas quickly.
Assist developing teams to tune and improve their applications.
Basic Qualifications:

Experience with Hadoop Ecosystem: including Spark, Hive, Hbase, ElasticSearch, etc.
Experience with Java or other programming languages
Good to have BI tools experience like Tableau, Microstrategy, Looker, Qlik - preferred but not required.
Strong Unix and shell scripting skills
Experience with SQL
Operations background is a plus. Experience in supporting large systems and infrastructure including Hadoop, Teradata, and BI applications preferred but not required.
BA/BS (MS preferred) in Computer Science and/or 5 years of relevant professional experience
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to work closely with geographically dispersed teams
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment and across the globe
Ability to work both as a team member and independently.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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