Senior UI Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/28/2019

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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 Technology Platforms & Experiences organization in charge of building PayPal’s infrastructures, platforms, frameworks and tools. Our role is to enable PayPal’s business and over 4,000 PayPal developers. We are a new team building the new Developers’ Console to manage PayPal’s hybrid cloud services and we are looking for excellent frontend engineers to join us at the ground floor to build this core platform. The goal of the platform is to create a unified, simple and overall amazing experience that allows all of PayPal’s developers easy access to all the resources they need to develop our business. In addition the Console will make it easy for any service provider in PayPal to expose their services in a reliable, scalable way.

We are organized as a cross-functional team composed of Front End Engineers, Product Designers, & Back End Engineers and the ideal candidate has experience working closely with all three practices. We work in a “3-in-a-box” model where we work closely with the Design Lead, Tech Lead and Product Manager to build a well-rounded experience.

Required skills:

  • BS in EE/CS with minimum of 5 years’ experience developing frontend applications 
  • Solid knowledge of HTML / HTML5 , DOM, vanilla JS to manipulate DOM
  • Solid knowledge of SCSS, CSS, CSS3
  • Strong understanding of OOP and Functional JS
  • Familiarity with TypeScript
  • Working knowledge of Authentication, JWT, Sessions and Protected resources
  • Experience debugging and profiling in browser
  • Experience building single page applications with either React or Angular
  • Familiarity with popular JS frameworks and libraries Ember, Babel, Webpack, Lodash etc..
  • Experience working with GIT
  • Experience with test automation: TDD, unit/integration/functional testing
  • Strong team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion
  • A constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things
  • Passionate about developing amazing user experiences
  • Have a passion for learning new technologies and different ways to solve problems

Great to have skills:

  • Delivered a product from scratch to production
  • Contribution to the public domain
  • Experience with ideations sessions, sketching and brainstorming UX/UI
  • Familiar with creating APIs. Multilevel APIs. Downstream services orchestration
  • Working knowledge of WebComponents, Shadow DOM, Templates
  • Produced screencasts & training videos
  • Experience working on UI Frameworks

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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