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Senior DevOps Engineer in Vancouver - Howe Street at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Job Snapshot

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 286 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.

Reporting to the Sr Manager of Software Engineering, the successful candidate will provide technical guidance to the DevOps team coordinating initiatives.

Job description

• Subject matter expert on DevOps best practices.

• Perform continuous analysis of emerging concepts in DevOps, Infrastructure Automation, and Enterprise Security and build up the knowledge base.

• Define, own, and continuously revise and communicate the DevOps roadmap.

• Lead and coordinate the creation and improvement of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments.

• Own and lead initiatives to define, design, and implement DevOps solutions which includes reference architectures and estimates.

• Define and own effective metrics and reporting.

• Identify roadblocks including technical, resourcing, cultural, and knowledge. Propose and execute mitigation strategies.

• Monitoring risks and managing/ escalating issues.

• Promote DevOps to all stakeholders

Job requirements

• 10+ years of relevant experience; including 6+ years leading successful DevOps programs in small-to-midsize IT companies and 4+ years as a developer/ platform engineer.

• Strong knowledge and expertise in DevOps solution delivery and strategy.

• Strong experience and knowledge on information security.

• Deeply familiar with and can manage automated deployment, continuous integration, release engineering tools and application performance management tools.

• Working knowledge of Cloud Services (AWS, Google) and their capabilities

• Experience with container hosting and orchestration services

• Strong knowledge of infrastructure automation and build pipelines

• Strong experience in Agile (Scrum). Propose suggestions to facilitate faster, higher quality software releases.

• Excellent communication skills with team members of different background, skillset, and goals. Demonstratable experience motivating members of different teams to achieve corporate goals collectively.

• Flexible and resilient, comfortable and adaptable to a high-change environment and open to new concepts and/or processes

• Great attention to detail while keeping track of the big picture.

• Consistently deliver on promise and also hold others accountable for doing the same.

• Excellent change management and conflict resolution skills.

• Genuine passion and curiosity towards tech through experiment, evaluation, and continuously learning. Eager to share new found knowledge and mentor others.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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