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Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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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 254 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 PayPal Enterprise Service organization, we are currently recruiting for a motivated and passionate senior Data Engineer who is responsible for developing, optimizing and operating our data pipeline and applications, which are used to help make data-driven decisions and give smart insights. In this role you will establish scalable, efficient and high performance solution for large scale data pipelines, as well as building insightful applications based on open-ended pool of data.

Job Requirements:

  • Build the infrastructure to gather and process large volumes of raw data into data suitable for analysis
  • Design and implement near real-time data applications on top of huge amount of data
  • Enhance data product like query/monitoring/analysis to ease common users work in big data environment
  • Support operational monitoring requests from business team
  • Track daily operation issues and work with partners on investigation

Basic Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree with 2-3 years working experience / Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years working experience in relevant field
  • Strong programming skills in Java, Scala or C++; hands on with one of the scripting languages: Python, Bash or Perl
  • Experience in data pipeline design, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience in big data programming (Hadoop/Spark/Kafka/Flink)
  • Experience in database usage (MySQL/MongoDB/Redis)
  • Experience in web development and machine learning application is a big plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 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.

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