Lead Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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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 277 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.

Passionate about solving complex and interesting problems? Want to be part of high impact team? The Identity Platform team is at the forefront of changing the fabric of modern authentication by delivering a modern, secure, extensible authentication platform which allows PayPal users to securely authenticate to any application, using any authentication method and on any device. One of the core values of our team is to quickly iterate and deliver new features. We are looking for a rockstar lead engineer to spearhead our Identity Platform. As a senior member of the team, you will architect and implement robust solutions to the complex problems. Our team is fast and innovative, following agile methodologies. If you are self-driven, passionate, a team-player and have effective communication skills, this role will fascinate you!

  • Experience in designing and developing distributed software systems with high performance, scalability and security.
  • Deep understanding of OAuth2 as well as various Authentication schemes (SAML, OpenID) etc.
  • Lead product architecture, design and code reviews for particularly complex or critical systems
  • Strong OO Design and development experience
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to engineers within the team and thrive in Agile environment. 
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills with orientation towards innovation and open source tools. 
  • Develop, communicate, and streamline technical processes and best practices across the organization
  • Write clean and solid code that scales over millions of customers
  • Develop elegant restful solutions to complex identity problems
  • As a lead engineer in the team, make key technical decisions to develop and deliver.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Effectively drive cross-team solutions all the way to development, working closely with product management, QA and documentation.

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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