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MTS 1, Software Engineer - PaaS in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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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.

If you want to live in and out of the Kubernetes world, if you want to make it an even better place for everyone, this team is built with people like you and this team is waiting for you. The mission of the infrastructure team in PayPal China is to bring a rich set of PayPal services to Kubernetes! In this journey, it redefines how to integrate and how to deploy, how to bring up and how to scale, how to monitor and how to debug for PayPal services.


1) Design and develop tools, services and mechanisms used to build, deploy, scale and monitor applications in Kubernetes

2) Help other teams architect their application to be Kubernetes-native applications with best practices and sound designs aligning from the perspective of both Kubernetes and PayPal application compliance

3) Evaluate open source technologies to find the best fit for PayPal's needs, and make contributions to the community accordingly

4) Work with the Application Development and Product Management teams to scale and secure their services


1) 7+ years of experience in the field of software development

2) Good understanding of architecture of Docker and Kubernetes, e.g., linux virtualization, CRI/CNI/CSI, Kubernetes best practices and design principles 

3) 3+ years of expierience in the development and maintainance of Kubernetes in production, familiar with Kubernetes API and client libraries

4) Good coding, debugging, troubleshooting skills and habits are required

5) Good understanding of distributed systems, data-structures and algorithms

6) Experience of service goverance and high availability/performance system will be a big bonus

7) Golang and Python will be a bonus

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