Senior Software engineer - data Infra in San Francisco at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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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 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.

Data Infrastructure As a Senior/Staff Software Engineer in Data Infrastructure at Venmo, you will empower teams to leverage their data with confidence. You are excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives. What You’ll Do Design, implement and maintain our online/office/near-line data infrastructure service, such as Kafka, Logging service, Data access layer, and Data lake Build data tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into our customers, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics Continuously improving data operations: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc. Build the service/framework to make every engineer in Venmo could access and manage their data in an efficient manner. Stewarding technical standards and quality Interface with the product and other functional teams and their leadership

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelors and/or Masters in computer science OR related field of study
  • 5+ years of experience in software development or a related field
  • Proficiency with the big data infrastructure: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Flink, etc
  • Expertise with relational SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in designing and developing the fault-tolerant and scalable distributed systems
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, ElasticCache
  • Proficiency with one object-oriented/object function scripting language: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience

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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