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Lead Full Stack Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/10/2020

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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 305 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.

PayPal seeks an engineer for its Giving Platform team in San Jose. In this role you will be working with a team of engineers to build the next generation Giving and Fundraising platform which will enable next-gen experiences/products. The PayPal Giving Platform team builds donation and fundraising products that connects hundreds of thousands of non-profits and business, millions of donors and tens of Partner marketplaces at a global scale to drive good for the community whilst meeting the company’s business objectives

Required Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science or related degree required. MS preferred
  • 5+ years of experience delivering enterprise class applications, with at least 3 most recent years working in Java/JavaScript and REST APIs.
  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages, especially Java script
  • Experience building applications with popular JS frameworks and libraries (React, Babel, Webpack, Underscore, NodeJS).
  • Experience in building the complex UI component using react and state management
  • Solid understanding of async event processing and handling
  • Very strong foundational knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms,  Operating Systems, and Software Engineering
  • Experience working with large scale applications, production rollouts, monitoring and debugging live issues
  • Experience with test automation: TDD, unit/integration/functional testing.
  • Have a passion for quality and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well.
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.
  • Strong debugging, memory management and problem-solving skills across the whole tech stack - language, databases, web servers and system environment
  • Proven interpersonal communication skills
  • Extra credit: Provide your GitHub account or Stack Overflow profile with your resume!

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.
  • Work in Agile environment and implement solutions through coding and rapid prototyping
  • Embrace open-source – either by using it, extending it, or inventing new projects
  • Ability to lead project involving cross vertical integration
  • Think out of the box - Passion to innovate!

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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