Junior Software Engineer, Backend in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

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 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.

Learning via hands-on implementation of: • Functional architecture • Service Design • Service Implementation • Data Layer Development

Job Description

We are creating a world where ‘payments’ is synonymous with PayPal. The PayPal Platform is a suite of web services, which are used by internal and external developers to enable payments anytime, anywhere and anyway. The Platform processes billions of requests each month, and enables PayPal and its partners to rapidly innovate on new payment scenarios and enable new experiences. Therefore, the evolution of the Platform is integral to PayPal’s long-term strategy.

The Customer Growth Platform is responsible for powering PayPal and its subsidiaries ability to:

- provision accounts and products across the millions of PayPal. Inc.'s end-customers and to
- manage the lifecycle of the Customer's subscriptions to these products across the lifespan of the customer and
- manage the lifecycle of the product's themselves

As an engineer in the Customer Growth Platform team, you will be responsible for learning about the architecture and designs of the Platform and how it fits into Paypal's Platform ecosystem while implementing features of the platform.

Essential Job Expectations

* Excellent knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
* Knowledge of software testing and ability to write testable code and proper tests.
* An insatiable desire and ability to learn with a positive attitude.
* Ability to collaborate with team members including Product Managers, Data Scientists, Designer, Engineers, and Test Engineers to solve complex business problems.


    * 2+ years programming experience
    * BS in Computer Science or related degree. Equivalent work experience accepted.
    * Experience with JAVA (1.7 minimum, 1.8+ preferred)
    * Knowledge of object-oriented design and design patterns, and programming skills
    * Understands Web Application and Service Oriented Architecture
    * Familiar with Service Design and Implementation Concepts
    * Excellent communication and writing skills in English

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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