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Senior Backend Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

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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 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.

PayPal is currently hiring Software Engineers in our Austin, TX office! We are rethinking the way PayPal onboards customers and provisions products. We are looking for smart and dynamic technical engineers who will have the unique opportunity to work across many domains (Onboarding, User, Risk, Compliance) while engineering a new platform for customer creation and product provisioning. In this opportunity, you will be required to deliver on critical business needs that decrease customer drop offs, provide transparency and flexibility for customer sign ups, and substantially improve on availability, scale and performance of the provisioning and onboarding system. The primary job responsibilities include: Participate in the design and development of one or more product features or sub-systems Produce code that is sufficiently supported by unit tests Develop and maintain technical documentation related to the project Participate in architecture discussions and propose solutions to system and product changes within your team Participate in demonstration of completed work to stakeholders Support adjacent teams by providing technical documentation and answering questions Participate in peer code reviews Triage and solve live issues Participate fully in all scrum team activities

Technical Skillset:

  • BS + 4 years of planning, designing, and development experience, or MS/PhD + 2 yrs
  • Web services and database experience
  • Basic Knowledge of implementing REST APIs
  • 1+ years experience with Java
  • Familiarity with C++
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented principles
  • Knowledge with working on Relational Databases (Oracle)
  • Knowledge of QA automation processes and tools such as JUnit and TestNG
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Version Control Systems (GIT, SVN)
  • Experience in UNIX systems on a user level
  • Familiarity with Atlassian suite of products (Jira, Confluence)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum

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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