MTS - Lead Software Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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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 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 is for a software developer role to work with teams across the globe building payment solution to be used across the globe. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with awareness of the industry trends, positive work ethic and a "can do" attitude. The prospective candidate will be working on multiple languages and platforms, devising and delivering solutions , in a fast-paced manner.

Key Responsibilities:
•    As a software engineer should put customer first as part of day-day work.
•    Ensure that the design and implementation adheres to defined specs and processes.
•    Collaboratively work with cross-functional teams across the globe.
•    Own end-to-end quality of deliverables during all phases of the software development lifecycle.
•    Understand technical designs by working within PayPal’s cross-functional technology team.
•    Collaborate between business, product and technology in the process of understanding the requirement and coming up with implementation options
•    Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and manage continuously changing business needs
•    Be a technology evangelist who can marry business needs with technology solves.
•    Research, assess, and recommend external technologies and products for their applicability to project requirements
•    Understand the payments business and how technology decisions impact the business. Sense evolving business trends and translate them into needs into technology solves.

Technical Skills
•    Strong programming skills and expertise in Java/ J2EE and Object Oriented Design
•    Experience with open source test automation and CI tools
•    Strong understanding of web-based programming languages and scripting
•    Experience working with databases such as MySQL/ Oracle etc.
•    Exposure to one or more server side scripting technologies
•    Knowledge of REST APIs
•    Knowledge of open source frameworks
•    Contributed to high traffic Web and Service oriented apps using Open Source

Technologies
•    Experience in refactoring existing code base and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.

Personal Traits
•    Be a quick learner undaunted by complex systems.
•    Take risks and thrive in an environment of constant change.
•    Ability to hit the ground running from day 1 working on various systems and working independently.
•    Exposure and participation in tech events, hackathons, contributions to open source, authoring of blogs and active participation in online tech forums is a plus.

Educational Qualifications
•    BSCS or equivalent + 8 years of experience / MSCS + 6 years of experience in software development


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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