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Site Reliability Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

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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 277 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.

You are applying for a position within Paypal Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). Paypal SRE's on this team are focused on support for Paypal Consumer products. These are the Paypal products you most commonly interact with when you login to the website, the app, or even Venmo. 
 Our team of SRE's are passionately focused on ensuring the best Paypal customer experience by helping product development deliver new features to production with a high degree of quality and availability. Paypal SRE's relentlessly pursue the reduction of failed customer interactions by using the software development discipline to automate everything that we can, and instantiate good operational process in code.

PayPal SRE is a continuous engineering discipline that effectively combines software development and systems engineering to build and run scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. SREs ensure that PayPal’s internal and external services have reliability and uptime appropriate to users' needs. We also ensure a continuous improvement, while keeping an ever-watchful eye, preferably automated, on capacity and performance.

Paypal SRE is an implementation of the devops mindset which strives to use software engineering to build and run better production systems. You will write software to optimize day to day work through better automation, monitoring, alerting, testing and deployment.



•       You have the desire to take PayPal to the next level. 

•       BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience.

•       Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Java. 

•       Expertise in CORE Java concepts and JavaScript.

•       Expertise in embedding JavaScript in any of the its related Web Framework (Front end Knowledge: HTML5/CSS/JavaScript/NodeJS/React/Angular).

•       Expertise in modern database (SQL or NO SQL) interactions and concepts. 

•       Expertise using Linux command line

•       Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.

•       Strong understanding and working knowledge of networking principles and OS operation and maintenance. 

•       Familiarity with load balancing principles

•       Strong debugging and problem solving skills

•       Established record working in fast paced changing environment, large scale applications across the stack

Good To Have: 

•       Familiarity with config management: Salt, Puppet and Ansible. 

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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