Java Backend Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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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 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.

This position is part of key customer life cycle platform at PayPal that stores all of our customer profile data, manages products provisioned to users, and drives data collection requirements. PayPal has 237 million active accounts and is adding over 8 million accounts per year. This team will upgrade PayPal’s original method for creating and managing users that has been in place for over 15 years. This next generation of the platform with meet the needs of PayPal’s customers for the next 15 years. It is a rare opportunity to have such a significant impact on a foundational platform in a company that is the scale of PayPal. Our solutions need to scale across millions of such interactions, working with petabyte-plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real time and yet providing high availability and configurability to the business. In PayPal, we develop massively scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to our business. To achieve this we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs.

We are always looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way. You will build
strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a technical fascination for how everything ties together.

Solid foundational knowledge of computer science fundamentals
At least 5 years solid server-side development with Java
Solid knowledge of basic algorithms
Passion for developing robust, scalable software systems
Strong OOP skills, ability to analyze requirements and prepare design
Hands on experience with common open-source and Java EE technologies
Experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit Testing, Java Build tools like Maven
Experience with Spring or any web MVC frameworks
Exposure to Oracle, SQL, JDBC/ORM, JMS, App servers / Servlet containers, Maven/Git/Continuous integration and TestNG are preferred


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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