Senior Software Java Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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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 286 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 Consumer Onboarding Engineering team is looking for a strong backend software engineer to work on a unique opportunity within PayPal. As a member of the Consumer Onboarding Engineering team, you will be responsible for designing and implementing backend services that powers the consumer onboarding user experiences on both web & mobile platforms and working closely with other cross-functional & vertical teams. If you are passionate about continually improving the quality of every aspect of your daily routine - be it code, delivery process, communication or visibility, if you like to challenge the status quo and look for a friendly but challenging place to build up your skills - we believe you can be a great addition to our team!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full development lifecycle, including design, coding, automated testing, and releases
  • Be a problem solver and drive to get results
  • Able to find & fix performance, scalability and other live issues in a time critical environment
  • Prototype ideas quickly using cutting edge technologies
  • Communicate effectively to peers and leadership on tasks and projects
  • Collaborate closely with product, architecture and other cross-functional teams to deliver compelling solutions
  • Passion for code quality, maintainability and testability  

Job Requirements:

  • 4+ years software development experience (or Master’s with 3+ years of experience)
  • Competent in designing and building scalable web services & REST APIs
  • Solid understanding of web & mobile applications stack, SOA & Message Queues
  • Proficient with Java, Java Spring Boot, Junit, SQL, Maven & Git
  • Experience with Kafka/ActiveMQ, GraphQL, Java Script and NodeJs is a plus
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science

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



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