Senior Java developer in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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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.

A typical day for the Java Developer will include: PayPal’s Risk organization is in charge of implementing unique, best-of-breed fraud-detection algorithms using cutting-edge technologies. As part of the development organization, you will be responsible for practicing technical design, developing new functionality and maintaining existing components. You will deep dive into PayPal’s world class risk systems and algorithms and work side by side with data scientists and analysts on data centric analytic solutions. You will have a contribution to PayPal’s efforts to fight Fraud using advanced algorithms and technology, while deploying the code you develop into PayPal’s live systems and having a true global effect.

What does Success Look Like?  

We are seeking a motivated team player to join a highly skilled team of experienced professionals which believe in best-of-breed software craftsmanship, clean and elegant coding, using the right tool for the job and always exploring and learning new technologies and approaches. Join us and you will get to:

  • Develop and own analytical frameworks used for research, development and deployment of analytical content in the serving (online), near real-time (stream processing) and offline (Hadoop batch) layers of PayPal’s risk systems.
  • Work side by side with analysts and data scientists to deliver world-class data science solutions from research phase all the way to production.
  • Gain expertise and deep understanding of PayPal’s development cycles, platforms and technology, while contributing to them via inner sourcing. 

About You

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

  • B.Sc. in computer sciences/ mathematics or equivalent; or IDF technological unit technology experience
  • 2+ years of proven experience in Java/ Scala development
  • Excellent coding skills and deep understanding of object oriented design, data-structures, concurrency and algorithms.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, can-do approach
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, Team player, Ability to multi-task
  • Curious and open minded
  • Excellent English (written and verbal)


  • Hands on experience with Hadoop / Spark / ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Maven/Git/Continuous integration

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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