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Software Engineer 2 in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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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 375 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.

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998 and 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. As a leader in Financial Technology, we believe in providing simple, affordable, secure and reliable financial services and digital payments that enable the hopes, dreams and ambitions of millions of people around the world. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 325 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 It is our duty and privilege to be Customer Champions. We have a fundamental commitment to put our customers at the center of everything we do. We must be bold and innovative and execute flawlessly against our immediate goals, with our eyes always on the future. PayPal is the most widely used, trusted digital wallet in the world, but in order to remain competitive in this changing landscape, we need to become relevant across all channels – in-store, online and on mobile. Our solid foundation gives us a head start, but we now need to position ourselves to become THE platform for mobile and next-generation commerce. Enterpriser Data Lake – is a newly formed organization under the Technology Platforms & Experience organization. Its vision is to be the single authoritative source of data for all PayPal and enable our internal and external customers with enterprise product data at lower cost and high quality. To see this vision through, the team will be building this platform on the cloud in close partnership with several key stakeholders across PayPal Inc including product, finance, risk, compliance, governance and strategy teams. We are looking for people with a passion and curiosity to solve customer problems with data. Job Description Summary: We are seeking highly talented and experienced hands-on engineering talent to enable self-service capabilities for enterprise data lake platform to democratize data.The candidate must have strong technical skills and experience building large scale data platforms and have the ability to abstract common application patterns as services and frameworks – think platform first to enable our customer of the platform with secure and seamless access to high quality data. . Come join our team if you’re an individual who’s a fast, innovative thinker with the ability to quickly recognize opportunities and apply your exceptional technical knowledge and skills to deliver on platform services that support outstanding customer experiences while driving operating margin and data quality improvements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • As a member of the team, lead a component design/development, work with the development and big data teams to design scalable big data platform framework and services. 
  • Identify, design and build automated test frameworks to enable validation of the solution for consistency, accuracy and repeatability @scale and TTM.
  • Ability to prototype ideas and demonstrate pros and cons and make recommendations using demos and slides. 
  • Ability to use data to drive products and decisions. Be able to explain complex technical concepts to management, product managers, support, and other engineers.
  • Collaborate with management to define and set standards for engineering rigor and help cultivate the culture in the team.
  • Contribute to innovation with a passion for delivering leading edge Big Data Lake solutions to our customers.
  • Good team player, able to effectively work across multiple teams on solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to assess new technologies and make pragmatic choices that points towards our long-term vision.
  • Pro-active response in identifying and troubleshooting integration or technical issues. 
  • Great verbal, communication and follow through skills.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 2+ years of hands-on software engineering experience. 
  • Hands on experience with Big Data open-source technologies such as Hadoop, HBase, Spark, Kafka and Elastic Search / Solr is preferred
  • 2+ years solid programming experience in languages like Java or Scala or Python or equivalent. 
  • Experience with SQL and relational database systems like Oracle, PostgreSQL or MySQL is preferable  
  • Experience building RESTful API’s is a plus.  
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Experience with cloud native technologies is a plus
  • Hands on experience with engineering developer tools - GIT, Dockerization, Continuous Integration frameworks etc. 
  • Passionate about Software Quality and ensuring that Secure Development Lifecycle best practices are followed 
  • Ability to adapt to new development environments, changing business requirements and learning new systems highly desired. 
  • Good team player, strong communication skills and able to effectively work across multiple teams on solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience working in agile software development model is a plus
  • Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools is a plus
  • Experience with open-source contribution is a plus

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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