Java Engineer in Timonium at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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 210 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.

The PayPal Credit team is looking for a self-motivated Java engineer to join the team and help build low-latency, high-throughput web services to help us continue to grow the Credit portfolio globally. PayPal Credit is growing at an aggressive rate and is the top growth opportunity for the company. Through partnerships and optimizing our own in-house credit product, the Credit organization continues to be a major part of the PayPal business with revenue-generating projects that have a material impact to overall company performance.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in development and implementation of technical systems.
  • Implement shared components and frameworks using Java in a Linux/Solaris based environment.
  • Work in an agile environment with Product Management, QA, and Operations teammates to ensure we develop the correct product for the job at hand.
  • Play an active role in providing feedback across the team through code reviews.
  • Driven by intellectual curiosity to understand both the why and the how of software you work on.

Job Requirements

  • Good Java skills with knowledge of JVM fundamentals and Java best practices.
  • Understand the concepts around concurrency and transactions.
  • Knowledge of JAX-RS
  • Experience with dependency injection frameworks (Spring, CDI, Guice, etc).
  • Experience with object-relational mapping technologies (Hibernate, JPA etc)
  • Experience with the Maven build tool.
  • SQL experience.
  • Knowledge of RESTful API design.
  • Knowledge of Github.
  • Understanding of Continuous Delivery concepts.

Knowledge of distributed systems software design and understanding of TCP fundamentals, computer architecture, storage and IO subsystems.


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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