Lead Software Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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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 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.

As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and
technologists toward creating next-level PayPal dispute management platform that improve the way our business run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding,
testing and application programming will help your team raise their bar, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will help to set strategic direction, solve complex, and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embrace leading-edge technologies and methodologies would inspire your team to follow your path. Best of all, you will be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists around the world. We are looking for an expert in BPM technologies (such as Pega or any other BPM software) along with substantial hands-on experience & passion in Java and Web technologies.

  • Design and implement multi-tier software applications, document and test systems, modify as necessary.
  • Work independently and with other engineers, architects, managers, QA and Operations teams, design and develop strategic and tactical processes and create solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Spends most of the time developing code, and efficiently produces elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction.
  • Code is well-commented, easy to maintain, and can be reused across a sub-system or feature. Code may persist for the lifetime of a software version.
  • Code is thoroughly tested with very few bugs, and is supported by unit tests.
  • Beginning to lead feature or sub-system design reviews and code reviews and be recognized as the go-to Developer for that component.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to one’s team members, and throughout other groups.
  • Proficient in  industry and technical expertise; mentor and coach others, and possess: 
    • Profound knowledge on Design and Application Integration Patterns
    • Substantial skill in BPM tools (preferably Pega), Java, Oracle
    • Good Knowledge on web technologies
    • Substantial Functional Knowledge of one or more financial domains
  • Can be relied on to deliver features and sub-systems on time and to requirements
  • Works well within a team, and contributes effectively to the success of those that they interact with regularly.
  • Understands and is able to reason about the business, as it relates to their area of expertise.

  • Desired Skills and Experience:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Desire to learn new technologies and processes
  • Self-driven, motivated and conscious of high quality software and effective team player.
  • Intimate awareness of web development and experience in Web technologies
  • 9+ years of application oriented software development experience using Web technologies
  • Extensive hands on experience in Java, one or more BPM tools (preferably Pega)
  • Familiarity with Unix/ Linux
  • Ability to provide technical leadership
  • Pega LSA certification would be a strong plus

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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