Site Reliability Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

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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 210 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.

Code bugs and system issues are a natural part of any complex payment system. The Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Operations Team is a selected group of PayPal technologists focused on keeping these issues to a minimum and ensure minimal or no impact to our customers.

The team is a combination of talented system engineers, skilled developers and highly motivated individuals, working closely with Incident Managers, Product Development, Operations and many other part of the PayPal Organization to achieve our common goal.

We offer a unique opportunity to get not only an in-depth knowledge of payment systems, but also a breadth of knowledge across all PayPal products as well as industry standard technologies and architecture.

The SRE Operations team is looking for a talented engineer with a mix of software and systems knowledge who will be responsible to monitor the health of PayPal applications as well as improve the overall supportability and maintainability of the PayPal offerings.

This role provides the opportunity of working from the cutting edge PayPal Command Center, giving a center stage view of what it takes to move thousands of dollars every second through an extremely complex environment.

The successful candidate will be a hands-on developer with a good understanding of Linux system internals and an insane passion for learning new things an continuously challenge the status quo.

You will be required to work on a 12 hours a day shift Thursday through Saturday and alternate Wednesdays. No On-Call.

The ideal candidate should possess the following requirements:

Three or more years of software development experience 
Strong knowledge of networking and Unix/Linux administration
Experience in working with complex multi-tier applications in large scale systems
Intellectual curiosity and desire to solve problems
Skilled at juggling and prioritizing simultaneous tasks
Quality and detailed oriented
Highly energetic personality and great team player
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.



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