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MTS 1, Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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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 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.

The Product & Technology, China team is looking for a strong technologist to join the team Our mission is to deliver a secure, rapidly scalable, and resilient infrastructure foundation that enables PayPal China Products and Services. Come join the Platform Experience team as a Software Engineer. Our team is building a Platform as a service (PaaS) based on Kubernetes that allows engineering teams to develop, build and deploy their services to production. If you are passionate about developer productivity, cloud native applications and container orchestration, this job is for you! Discover what it s like to be part of a fast paced team dealing with challenging engineering problems where self-motivated engineers can do the best work of their life.


  • Working closely with the Platform Experience team in China to drive, design, build and operate the next generation of PaaS platform end to end and across multiple layers of architecture.
  • Support the US Product Developer teams if needed.
  • Define, implement & automate Continuous deployment, Zero-downtime, Rolling update workflows
  • Build well-tested high-quality tools to improve Developer Productivity and Developer Experience
  • Work with cross-functional team members from Architecture, Product Management, Q/A and Production Operations to develop, test, and release features
  • Pursue and resolve complex or unchartered technical problems and share key learnings
  • Provide technical leadership and be a role model to software engineers pursuing technical career path in engineering
  • Provide perspective on leading industry trends, recommendations on new and emerging technologies, technology prototypes, patent proposals and engineering process improvements


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related area
  • 5+ years of experience developing systems/software for large business environments
  • 5+ years of experience designing complex distributed systems, management products or business applications
  • Experience building large, scalable software systems in at least one of Go, Java, or Python
  • Practical experience in developing applications using microservices, container technologies, container management systems such as Kubernetes, Mesos etc
  • Experience with building solutions to improve Developer Productivity
  • Obsessed with Continuous deployment of cloud based software with Canary releases, Rolling updates etc.
  • Expert level understanding of CI/CD workflows
  • Exceptional coding abilities, architecture, debugging, and performance/diagnostics measurement skills
  • Strong experience leading design and implementation of robust and highly scalable web services
  • Able to operate at highly varying levels of abstraction from business strategy to product strategy to high level technical design to detailed technical design to implementation
  • Prior working experience in cloud computing domain highly desired

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



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