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Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/16/2020

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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.

Backend Java Engineer

The Product & Technology, China team is looking for talented, creative, and passionate Java back end engineers to create a new product. The role expects a high standard of engineering excellence and a deep understanding of building and maintaining scalable applications and services.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software applications, document and test systems, modify as appropriate.
  • Own implementation of a module/application/product
  • Develop efficient, elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction
  • Deliver code in an agile team environment - you will operate in the bi-weekly scrum model
  • Collaborate with other engineers, architects, and cross-vertical team
  • Build new APIs to enhance the portfolio of PayPal’s one of the most popular services.
  • Build and take operational responsibility of Java services that serve millions of users
  • Identify any product/functionality gaps and collaborate internal product and technology teams to define the necessary development to support solution delivery.
  • Drive integration efforts and lead critical workstreams of strategic initiatives sponsored by senior executives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Java backend development.
  • Export knowledge in Java, Spring framework, Spring boot
  • Good understanding of web services and related standards like REST/JSON and gRPC
  • Experience in Object-Oriented programming and concepts.
  • Solid understanding of basic algorithms, design patterns.
  • Unix based development environment.
  • Experience to interact with engineering teams from multiple geo-locations
  • Experience in both development and QA activities.
  • Experiences in both relational and non-relational DB, like Oracle and CouchDB
  • Experience in Junit.
  • Experience in Kubernetes.
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Financial or Payment industry experience is preferred.
  • Proven track record in delivering highly available, scalable systems on time.
  • Good communication skills, fluent in English.

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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