Senior Java Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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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 210 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 P2P team is looking for a highly motivated software engineer to lead the design and development of Java-based application level software. This software provides the core functionality for Person to Person payments including Send Money, Request Money, paypal.me and mobile P2P requests. As part of this team, you will be responsible for the entire application development lifecycle including architecture, design, development, testing, maintenance and live support. The team works on many types of components including REST services, batch jobs, messaging daemons, and monitoring tools. Common use cases that we support for PayPal users include:

• Sending money to a friend, family member, or merchant for a purchase
• Requesting money from others
• Using a PayPal.me URL to uniquely identify their PayPal account and enabling others to send money to them

The P2P API’s also powers key partner integrations that extends the P2P functionality to other applications like Facebook Messenger, Skype, and Outlook.

Primary Job Duties:

  - Build scalable, highly reliable product features

  - Strong technical leadership skills with the ability to resolve ambiguity in requirements

  - Apply problem solving and analytical skills to variety of issues

  - Interact with cross functional teams to produce win-win solutions

  - Estimate engineering effort and come up with realistic schedules

  - Identify and resolve complex production issues

  - Document best practices and help create knowledge base 

  - Excellent communication and relationship skills. Ability to understand and articulate both technical and business issues with peers, management, and external teams.


Qualifications:

  - Expert in Java language development

  - Proficient in REST, JSON, SQL, JUnit

  - Experience with C++, JavaScript and node.js highly desirable

  - BSCS (or equivalent) plus 1+ years of professional related experience or Master's Degree


Skills & Behaviors:

  - Creative and innovative, able to think out of the box

  - Track record as a results oriented person with a delivery focus

  - Self starter

  - Strong work ethic

  - Able to work with engineers, managers, Product Management, QA, Load & Performance, and Operations teams

  - Flexible and open-minded

  - Enjoy fast paced dynamic environment

  - Work well alone and in teams

  - Able to multitask

  - Understand issues quickly and solve problems efficiently


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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