Senior Software Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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 244 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.

We are looking for an exceptional Java software engineer to join the team that works on the PayPal backend components powering PayPal site, third party web and mobile applications. If you really enjoy building internet scale services, high performant batches/daemons, love designing implementing concurrent/reactive software systems, passionate about big data and other cutting-edge technologies then this is your job.

Responsibilities include:
- Build scalable, highly reliable product features
- Interact with cross functional teams to produce win-win solutions
- Estimate engineering effort and come up with realistic schedules
- Identify and resolve complex production issues
- Document best practices and help create knowledge base 
- Excellent communication and relationship skills. Ability to understand and articulate both technical and business issues with peers, management, and external teams.

Job Description:

Required Skills
- BS degree, preferably in a Computer Science or related field.
- 5+ years of working experience in software development
- A deep familiarity with Java and Spring framework
- Good experience in design and development of RESTful APIs

- Good experience in design and development of Daemons and Batch systems

- Good experience in design and development of reactive stream based systems in Java/Scala

- Good knowledge of Big data technologies including ES and Hadoop. Experience would be a plus.
- Solid understanding of the full development life cycle
- Passion for designing and engineering highly scalable software systems
- Disciplined approach to testing, quality assurance, continuous integration and dev ops processes

- Hands-on knowledge of version control systems such as GIT
- Ability to think logically, diagnose/triage and fix complex problems in live components

Skills & Behaviors:
- Creative and innovative, able to think out of the box
- Track record as a results-oriented person with a delivery focus
- Self-starter
- Strong work ethic
- Able to work with engineers, managers, Product Management, QA, Load & Performance, and Operations teams
- Flexible and open-minded
- Enjoy fast paced dynamic environment
- Work well alone and in teams
- Able to multitask
- Understand issues quickly and solve problems efficiently


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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