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Node.js - Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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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.

PayPal’s Checkout team is looking for expert JavaScript engineers to help deliver innovative payment related experiences. We’re looking for talented NodeJS application developers with a passion for all things JavaScript and a desire to question all assumptions to make our products better across the board. We're continuously looking for ways to improve upon the foundation of our applications and deliver more reliable and more performant user experiences.

PayPal has been at the forefront of building large scale Node.js applications and building open source technologies such as Kraken.js. As part of our Online Payments team, you’ll join us in our goal of making PayPal the best possible choice for paying online. We're looking for talent who are self-starters and deeply interested and passionate in the newest of web technologies. Our extensive engineering team pours energy into these products and we want people to join us who want to be a part of how we build web experiences at PayPal. What we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world. Join us and build stuff that matters!

Job Requirements:

  • Expert in developing Node.js applications.
  • Experience with high volume applications preferred.
  • More than 5 years of work experience in developing web applications.
  • Strong understanding of NPM and modular application development skills building.
  • Experience with libraries such as Babel, Underscore / Lodash, and Webpack.
  • Expert of task running tools such as Gulp and Grunt, along with automation testing frameworks.
  • Familiar building single page applications using React and/or AngularJS. 
  • Knowledge of performance evaluation tools and debugging tools for JavaScript applications both at development time or in production.
  • A constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things.

  • BS (or MS) with 5+ years experience in fast-paced software industry with an understanding of QA methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycles and Agile methods
  • Partner closely with cross functional partners in product, analytics and architecture
  • Build reusable modules for both client and server side usage

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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