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Senior Software Engineer in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/31/2020

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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.

The Vaulted Wallet Experiences team provides the business capability that allows millions of merchants to save payment instruments for their customers and execute complex payments operations against them. The software this team develops enables the fastest growing revenue area for the company. As a member of this team, you'll be implementing the technical vision of our next generation subscriptions and billing agreement products, collectively known as vaulted wallet. You will optimize our services for performance and scalability, implement value added features, and work with members of the engineering team to deliver solutions. You will be responsible for all aspects of the software development lifecycle. This is an opportunity to develop services that power experiences that delight millions of consumers each day with a high impact to PayPal and our customers.

Skills you'll need:

  • 3+ years of experience as a software developer.
  • Experience with Java. (Knowing Spring will be helpful as well)
  • Understand Object-Oriented Design Principles.
  • Familiar with API Design Principles.
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand technologies, the trade-offs, and the design patterns emerging in web services.

Expectations for this level:

Works autonomously or in small teams on specific product features with occasional guidance and in coordination with other teammates


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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