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Senior Scala/Java Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

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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 267 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.

PayPal Merchant Marketing Engineering is in charge of creating solutions that help large enterprises understand their customers and personalize their shopping experiences. Former Jetlore team (AI powered prediction platform) is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Core Engineering team who is passionate about code craftsmanship, continuous improvement and agile development. We are building a new product and you will design, build and scale systems operating on TBs of data using technologies like Apache Spark, Finagle, Apache Cassandra, Redis, Aerospike and Apache Kafka. The project has a lot of visibility at PayPal and there are lots of opportunities for growth. We are looking for you to bring a healthy mix of top-notch work ethics and ping pong mastery to our uniquely vibrant workspace.

What you will do?

  • Work together with our AI team on feature engineering and delivering the personalized experience to hundreds of millions of shoppers
  • Work with the product team to identify appropriate business requirements and help design high-load solutions that will be deployed across merchants
  • Design and development of distributed stream processing systems and work on scaling and parallelizing existing infrastructure
  • Assure the overall quality and integrity of the system components. Engage in the automation of software testing and simulations and contribute to performance tuning, improvement, and load testing

What do you need to succeed?

  • 6+ years of full time relevant experience, BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • Penchant for great algorithm design / strong CS fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of Scala (Java)
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception to execution; responsible, independent, and disciplined, taking ownership of your projects
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make pragmatic engineering decisions in a short amount of time
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others

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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