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Site Reliability Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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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 392 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.

If you are passionate about new technologies, have a strong technical background, and are looking for an engaging environment where you can continuously expand your knowledge, you are the right fit for this role. PayPal SRE is looking for a quality-driven software engineer who is ready to constantly challenge themselves by working on a wide variety of DevOps technologies. The Embedded Site Reliability Engineering (eSRE) Team is a select group of PayPal technologists always striving to do the right thing for all our internal and external customers. The team provides a unique opportunity to learn and impact the SRE organization directly, but also PayPal products teams and initiatives, often working side by side with our product teams to launch new features with a focus on scalability and reliability.

Special Note: While a successful applicant will be joining our eSRE organization and needs to meet that usual standards for that role, this position also is looking for some additional skills in the areas of Machine Learning and AI. We have a strong desire to add automated data collection to our incident management processes to better inform incident prioritization and post incident followup. We desire to standardize the data collected from incidents and marry it to our rich postmortem data archive to better automate the identification of recurring incidents, and business risks.

Desired Skills

  • Experience training machine learning models
  • Experience working with technologies like OpenAI and Tensorflow.
  • Experience with web technologies: HTML, Javascript, Python and Node.js
  • Demonstrable expertise in either Java/Python.
  • Automation mindset
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Unix/Linux preferred
  • Demonstrable knowledge of docker and container orchestration preferred
  • Experience in troubleshooting/debugging complex multi-tier applications
  • Familiarity with infrastructure/cloud technologies (GCP, AWS, Azure) preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in Devops concepts and the SRE lifestyle
  • Experience with GitOps and OaC preferred. Demonstrable knowledge of terraform, Jenkins, artifactory, a strong plus.
  • Must be quality and detailed oriented
  • Must be capable of engaging with teams, building relationships, and owning and driving projects to completion
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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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