Java Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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 237 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.

As a TE engineer, you will be responsible for working on applications and services that handle all types of PayPal transactions. You will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentation are a given. You will master both established and cutting edge technologies like Java, Spring, J2EE, Casandra, Storm, Kafka, Druid, Hadoop, MongoDB, CouchBase among others.

The Company

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via mobile devices and in store. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With more than 117 million active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and its international headquarters is located in Singapore. More information about the company can be found at www.paypal.com.

The Transaction Engineering (TE) team is at the heart of what PayPal does and handles most payment transactions that involve PayPal. Its mission is to deliver a great payment experience while ensuring high availability and extreme reliability. Consequently, it is a high stakes and high-energy environment employing innovative ideas and cutting edge technologies. If you enjoy problem solving while being in the spotlight 24x7, this is the place for you!

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a TE engineer, you will be responsible for working on applications and services that handle all types of PayPal transactions. You will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentation are a given. You will master both established and cutting edge technologies like Java, Spring, J2EE, Casandra, Storm, Kafka, Druid, Hadoop, MongoDB, CouchBase among others.

Typical TE team engineer responsibilities include:

  • Design, development, and testing of features/functions delivered via applications and services
  • Collaborating with peers and seniors both within their team and across the organization
  • Working with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high quality solutions on time
  • Working with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable
  • Supporting your applications and/or services as and when required on a 24x7 basis

Successful TE team engineers will:

  •     Be driven to get results and not let anything get in your way
  •     Be proactive and anticipate/handle most issues before they blowup
  •     Exhibit a strong backbone and challenge the status quo when needed
  •     Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep abreast of the latest technologies
  •     Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything they do

Job Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or related degree required. MS preferred
  • Expert in Java programming
  • Expert in Spring, RESTful API, Services
  • Expert in modern database/storage technologies like MongoDB, Cassandra, and so on.
  • Competent in designing and building Restful Services in a commercial setting
  • Competent in design/implementation for reliability, availability, scalability and performance
  • Competent in software engineering tools and best practices

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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