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Senior Java Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/10/2020

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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 PayPal Payments Switch exposes payments capabilities in easy to understand and consume industry-standard RESTful and ISO8583 interfaces. This is in addition to connecting with both internal and external payments processors to handle credit card, bank, external wallet, and many other forms of payments. Being at the edge of all payments, Switch services are highly available and extremely low latency to ensure best customer experience. Consequently, it is a high stakes and high-energy environment employing innovative ideas and latest technologies. If you enjoy problem solving, PayPal Payments Switch is the team for you.

As a Switch engineer, you will be responsible for working on building services that provide consistent and easy to consume interfaces exposing the rich payments platform capabilities and connectors with internal as well as external partners to process payments.  You will master both established and cutting edge technologies like Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Camel, J2EE, JaxB, JSON, RxJava, RxNetty, Hibernate, and Hystrix or Resilience4J to build highly resilient, low-latency, high throughput and with 4 9's availability services.

The responsibilities include:

Design, develop, and test new capabilities to meet the business needs
Collaborate with peers and seniors both within Switch team and across the organization and geo-locations
Work with the product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high quality solutions on time
Work with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable
Support your applications services as and when required on a 24x7 basis

Successful engineers are:

Self driven to get results and not let anything get in your way
Proactive, anticipate and handle issues before they blowup
Exhibit a strong backbone and challenge the status quo when needed
Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep abreast of the latest technologies
Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything they do

Job Requirements

BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred
5+ year experience in Java programming
Expert in Spring, RESTful API, Services
Competent in designing and building RESTful interfaces in a commercial setting
Experience with ISO8583 standard is an added plus
Competent in design and implementation for reliability, availability, scalability and performance
Competent in software engineering tools and best practices


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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