Senior Software Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/18/2018

Job Snapshot

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.

As part of the Regulatory Platform Technology organization, this role expects high standards of engineering excellence with strong conceptual understanding in design, develop, test and maintain large scale systems that helps PayPal satisfy the standards/policy requirements of the regulatory agencies in countries that PayPal operates in.


  • Hands on individual contributor who efficiently produces exemplary and thoroughly tested code for most challenging products/features.
  • Work closely with Senior Engineers / Architects to develop, test large scale distributed systems.
  • Own and drive development and delivery of features.
  • Prototype ideas quickly using cutting edge technologies.

Job Requirements

  • Hands on experience in designing & developing highly scalable and technically complex systems using core Java and J2EE.
  • Produce clear, modular, extensible, maintainable and well documented design and code
  • Excellent troubleshooting, debugging, and analytical skills
  • Creative and innovative, able to think out of the box
  • Self-starter, Flexible and open-minded
  • Enjoy fast paced dynamic environment
  • Well versed with Continuous Integration, Deployment and Delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Bachelors / Masters in Computer Science with 7+ years of experience in Software Development.
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills and Hands on design/coding in Core Java and J2EE
  • Expertise in multi-threaded programming
  • Hands on Experience in Spring framework and RESTful Web Services.
  • Well Versed with Version Controls tools like Github and SVN
  • Experience in Unit testing frameworks such as Junit and TestNG
  • Strong knowledge of Design Patterns, Data structures and Algorithms
  • Solid understanding of RDBMS and ORM frameworks such as Hibernate.
  • Proven Experience in Agile Development Methodologies

Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with Hadoop eco System and knowledge of Pig, Hive and Spark
  • Exposure to NoSQL solutions like Couchbase, Cassandra

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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