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Senior Backend Java Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/6/2020

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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 305 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 consumer organization at PayPal focuses on new products and capabilities offered to the consumer segment of PayPal users. This organization is responsible for all the experiences and services offered to buyers and casual sellers. One of the major areas of focus is wallet management which enables various products like P2P payments, Incentives, shopping experience and more. We are looking for passionate and experienced engineer to help drive the wallet platform vision where we can democratize the wallet capabilities by building the right architecture, design and core capabilities to support all PayPal wallet use-cases at scale.


  • Work as full-time developer in the team
  • Ability to craft the long-term technology strategy for the components in the architecture
  • Ability to reduce tech-debt and have a plan to remove them from the system
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a team to define, design, implement, test, release rollout and support software applications for PayPal
  • Work with product owners to crystallize the technical needs during grooming and planning meetings
  • Work with engineering managers, engineers and QA to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs w.r.t functionality, performance, reliability, realistic implementations schedules and adherence to development goals and principles
  • Develop new team capabilities to ensure continued competence and relevance in supporting software development needs of PayPal's business

Job Requirements:

  • BE in Computer Science or Engineering and 3-5 years related industry experience
  • Highly competent hands-on experience in the following:
    • Java programming in Linux/Unix environment
    • OO-based analysis and design
    • SOA / Web Services, having knowledge in GraphQL is preferred
    • Having exposure in the ways of application development like web, IOS and Android is a plus
    • MVC frameworks such as Spring along with Sprint boot
    • Software design and development methodologies, including Agile
    • Source Control (GIT experience is an advantage)
    • Unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, Google Test
    • Database design and optimization (Oracle/MySQL)
    • Jenkins/Hudson, Maven/Ant, RESTs experiences would be a plus
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; ability to produce clear, concise communications and documentation

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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