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Principal Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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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 254 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.

The Compliance team is responsible for the design, development, and support of Compliance APIs that are integrated with key strategic partners. Our solutions need to scale across millions of such interactions, working with petabyte-plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real time and yet providing high availability and configurability to the business. In PayPal, we develop massively scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to our business. To achieve this we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs. We are always looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way. You will build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a technical fascination for how everything ties together.

The Compliance team is responsible for the design, development, and support of Compliance APIs that are integrated with key strategic partners. Our solutions need to scale across millions of such interactions, working with petabyte-plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real time and yet providing high availability and configurability to the business. In PayPal, we develop massively scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to our business. To achieve this we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs.

We are always looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way. You will build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a technical fascination for how everything ties together.

Responsibilities:

Provide technical leadership; define best practices and approaches to build and manage regulatory platform

Design and Implement REST APIs that confirm to industry standards 

Design, implement and maintain business-critical systems.

•         Lead and Mentor other engineers, work with managers and operations to ensure that systems meets reliability, accuracy and performance goals.

•         Be able to independently design, code and test complex features

•         Help identify and fix performance, scalability and other issues in a time critical manner.

Drive both technology and product innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

Collaborates with leadership across the board to effectively to deliver solutions and projects.

Work with remote geographic and cross functional teams to build quality and timely solutions.

Requirements:

•         15+  years of experience developing software, primarily with object-oriented languages such as JAVA/J2EE.

5+ years of fintech experience

Interface with internal engineering teams, customers, and partners.

Experience in building large scale performant distributed systems with RESTful micro-services.

•         Experience with client side javaScript framework such as React, Angular.

•         Experience with web front end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap.

•         Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles.

•         Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, etc.), including strong data architecture and SQL development skills.

•         Experience collaborating with business users to define the key business requirements and translate them into process/technical solutions. 

•         Experience in Unix based development environment (Unix, Shell, Perl, Python)

Experience applying software design patterns.

•         Experience with unit testing and tools.

•         Experience using industry standard software development tools (IDE / Version Control / Continuous Integration). 

•         Expertise in online payments and related domains is a plus. 

Demonstrated capability in building turnkey Fintech solutions

Innovate in compliance fintech space to create mission critical systems

Work collaboratively with architecture teams to build sustainable software solutions

Experience in building high scale and high performing systems


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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