MTS 1, Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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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 244 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.

This position requires the candidate to work closely with the various business units, domain tech leads, architecture, and the quality assurance team. The candidate is expected to be a self-starter and team player, a strong driver for results and continuous improvement. The candidate should be technology savvy with solid track record on scalable framework design.


- Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software applications. Segment and design system layers to support componentized and layered application development, including user interface, business logic functionality, and database/component repository access.

- Work with other engineers, managers, Product Management, QA, and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles.

- Must be able to independently design, code and test complex features, as well as lead small project teams

- Identify and make recommendations to reduce project risks.

- Share release management duties on feature rollouts, share on-call responsibilities

- Ability to lead project involving cross vertical integration

- Ability to find and help fix performance, scalability, and other live issues in a very time critical environment

- Ability to work well and influence others towards a common goal

- Ability to drive architecture discussions and propose solutions to system and product changes

8+ years of experience in software development designing and implementing scalable, fault tolerant components. Expert-level skills developing database-driven software in C++ and Java.  Knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL is required.  Strong problem solving skills and a passion for debugging and problem investigation are a must. Proficiency with at least one scripting language. Proficiency with XML/XSL frameworks a big plus. Experience supporting a high volume operations environment preferred. Familiarity with GIT, JIRA, and Rational ClearCase tools preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills.



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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