Platform Engineer in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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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.

A typical day for the Platform Engineer will include:

Hadoop is the foundation of a petabyte-scale data warehouse at PayPal and seen a strategic enabling technology by the highest levels of leadership. PayPal runs a large Hadoop environment with thousands of nodes and 50+ Petabytes of configured storage.

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Platform engineer to join our Big Data team operations team in Tel Aviv. We are growing a new team that will manage the Hadoop platform, work closely with engineering teams across the globe to improve applications performance and utilization. We are on a mission to scale out our Big Data platform, powered by thousands of nodes with tens of petabytes of storage, to serve ​fast growing business needs in analytics, risk management, data science, and many other Big Data initiatives. The ideal candidate is an experienced Hadoop engineer that has experience in building and analyzing applications on Hadoop but also has the ability to dive into Hadoop internals and find workarounds for all kind of issues. The engineer we are looking for will also need to be able to identify and support platform issues ranging from software bugs, hardware malfunctions

What does Success Look Like?   ​​

In your role as a Platform engineer, you will:

  • Overall production data system health -1000+ clusters
  • Working closely with multiple engineering teams in different time zones
  • Production ownership operations
  • Identify and resolve problems in production systems

About You

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please do not hesitate to apply.

  • 3+ years of experience as a Platform Engineer
  • Linux experience - Must
  • Excellent scripting in one of the common languages - Python/Bash - Must
  • Knowledge and familiarity with management tools like ansible/chef/puppet
  • Experience with Hadoop - advantage
  • Experience with databases/SQL – advantage
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, team player, and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent English (both verbal and written)

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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