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Software Engineer 2-Java, Growth Markets in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/3/2020

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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 305 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.

The role is for a Software Engineer - 2 for a recent college graduate (BSCS/MSCS) or with 1 to 2 years of experience on Java/backend technologies . In this role, you be working on building futuristic and delightful platforms for PayPal's diverse customer and merchant base in India and other Growth Markets. The role will involve working with business teams, product teams, architects and engineers located across our global offices.

About the Role:

Software Engineer – 2, PayPal India & Growth Markets

A customer focused, hands-on Java developer, responsible for, implementing and delivering state of the art payments solutions for Growth markets of PayPal. The ideal candidate is an individual with hands-on technology skills, positive work ethic and a collaborative mindset are key to the success of this role. The prospective candidate will be an individual contributor working with various cross functional groups (business, product, analytics, user experience design and engineering) and will require admirable collaboration skills . The  role would involve building new and emerging payments platforms and  experiences for India, and similar hyper growth markets, that would redefine how customers of PayPal pay and get paid.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a customer centric mindset as part of day-day work.
  • Ensure that the implementation adheres to defined specs and processes.
  • Own end-to-end quality of deliverables during all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Work with managers, leads and peers to come up with implementation
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  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage continuously changing business needs

Personal Traits

  • Be a quick learner undaunted by complex systems.
  • Take risks and thrive in an environment of constant change.
  • Contributed to building the complete life cycle of transaction processing preferably in payments domain is a plus
  • Ability to hit the ground running from day 1 working on various systems and working independently.
  • Exposure and participation in tech events, hackathons, contributions to open source, authoring of blogs and active participation in online tech forums is a plus.
  • Good team player with a can do attitude

Technical Hands-on Skills

  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • A good problem solver
  • Good programming skills in Java
  • Experience with REST APIs, Web Services, Unit Testing, build tools, Sprint and Hibernate is a plus
  • Good understanding of relational databases
  • Strong understanding of web-based programming languages is a plus

Educational Qualifications

  • BSCS or equivalent / MSCS graduate

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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