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Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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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 267 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.

Lead Software Engineer is responsible for the technical lead role in the design and development of the PayPal Merchant Organization –Online Payments Group. This includes the framework development for enabling Online Payments product suite and building and integrating software needed to make transactional integrity and extremely small response time. Strong expertise and experience in designing high load transactional processing required. Experience in developing highly available, reliable, and scalable solutions in Java is required. Expertise in JEE/ JAVA/ Node, SQL, PLSQL is a must. Primary responsibility is implementing enterprise-level system designs and working with one or more development teams to realize product design and implementation. Excellent analytical and problem solving capabilities are needed for this job. While this is an Individual Contributor position, there is expectation that the Lead Software Engineer play a technical leadership and mentoring role in the organization.

Responsibilities - 

  • Lead Software Engineer must have significant business knowledge and technical expertise in application design and architecture, as well as knowledge of related domains of technical architectures (network, security, and infrastructure engineering), information architectures, and data architectures.
  • Lead Software Engineer is involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design and implementation. Additional responsibilities may include identification of major system interfaces and development of module reuse on an enterprise-wide scale and coordinate with the third party component providers for upgrades.
  • Engineer must be a self- starter, work independently or as a team member, and have strong communication skills in interfacing with business partners and the Technology. He or she is also responsible for communicating to others on technical standards, principles, methodology and trends. E
  • Expected to mentor and coach less experienced personnel.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent Java, SQL, Unix Shell Scripting skills.
  • Strong database knowledge and familiarity with SQL query optimization.
  • Good knowledge of Web Technologies (JSP, HTML, AJAX, Java Script) are desired.
  • Must be a team player and work collaboratively with others.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with the ability to appropriately prioritize.
  • Familiarity with GIT hub & Jira tools preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills due to the dynamic nature of discussions with other engineering team members.
  • Educate teams on the technical roadmap and help meet the strategic objectives.
  • Assist in creating and reviewing Technical Design Documents (TDDs) for the development organization based on product requirements.
  • Help identify and recruit technical leaders into the organization.
  • Help design complex systems at the component level, make strategic technology choices, and directly supervise the quality of designs and implementation inside and between components.
  • Influence development managers to insure appropriate levels of quality on owned system(s).
  • Collaborate effectively with peer application designers and Architecture team to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas and resolve technological disagreement with informed, rational debate.
  • Arbitrate disagreements among engineers and make decisions where needed without damaging relationships.
  • Coach, mentor, and delegate to engineers to facilitate their development

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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