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Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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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.

As part of the Global Professional Service Engineering organization, the technical architect will drive the technical leadership and vision for all products in our portfolio. They are involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from ideation through requirements analysis, design and implementation. The primary responsibility is realizing enterprise-level system designs and working with other architecture and development teams across organizations to attain architectural and implementation consistency. This is a hands-on position, requiring research, analysis, design, proposal, and delivery of solutions appropriate to our business and technology strategies. While this is an individual contributor position, there is an expectation that the Architect will play a diverse and far-reaching role in the organization, wielding influence over specifications for the design patterns, development standards, best practices, coding styles and other development and deployment guidelines.

Job Description:

The successful candidate must be hands-on, capable and willing to not only define but build solution including development. They must be highly innovative, self-motivated and far-sighted. This person will work both independently and as a team member and have strong communication skills in interacting with business partners and the technical community. He or she must be a role model, exhibiting exemplary professional and character traits consistent with the philosophy and values of the organization.


  • Provide technical leadership; define best practices and approaches to build and manage existing and new products
  • Architect, Design and Implement REST APIs that confirm to industry standards
  • Lead and mentor other team members on design techniques, and coding standards
  • Provide technical leadership on deployment best practices
  • Care strongly about developing stable platforms

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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