Senior Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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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 237 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 is a leader in the mobile payment space. Paypal process 87 Billion in Payment Volume with Mobile accounting for 26 Billion. Mobile Payment volume grew 56% YoY. The Consumer Mobile team is looking for an Senior Java Engineer to continue to grow Paypal’s share of Payments. We are looking for an engineer to help design and develop the orchestration layer that connects the Paypal Mobile apps to Paypal Services. The Paypal Mobile apps are 4.5 star rated thanks to the MFS layer which makes the Mobile applications very performant.

At PayPal, we work together on close knit, small teams. We are passionate about code quality and follow our defined best practices while always searching for new, better ways to get things done. We value our ego-free code review and have continuous integration set up to test our pull requests, deliver nightly builds and run nightly regressions with our automated tests. We value our casual work-hard/play-hard office culture and make ample use of our foosball & ping pong tables and kitchens stocked with coffee and snacks.

Job Requirements:
Role/ Responsibilities:
- Assist in design and development of MFS orchestration layer.
- Work with product, project and engineering teams to deliver products that customers need and on schedule.
- Proven track record for creating services for the Mobile platforms at scale.

Desired Skills and Experience:

- Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years professional software development experience.

- Knowledge of object-oriented design patterns, and programming skills

- Good understanding of web services and SOA related standards like REST/OAuth/JSON.

- Database experience is a plus

- Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services

- Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You have a bias towards action and results

- Proven problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills

- Ability to operate effectively both independently as well and within a team using Agile methodology.

- Excellent knowledge of programming languages, especially Java and Node.js

- Excellent communication and writing skills

- Effectively work with different verticals/teams that are geographically spread across.


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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