Software Engineer 2 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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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 286 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.

Are you interested in building new features for a highly successful transaction processing platform?  We offer the chance to leave behind legacy systems and build the foundation of the next transaction-processing platform using the latest technology and your own common-sense approach. You'll be building the software used to process payments.

Technical Skills:

  • You're an experienced (5+ years) software developer, with a passion for technology. You're interested in designing and writing clean, well-tested code focused on high-transaction rates, security, and scalability. You have crisp communication skills and may have skills in any of these areas:
    • Core Java
    • Restful Web services
    • Spring
    • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), including knowledge on data architecture and SQL development skills
    • Experience in Unix based development environment (Unix, Shell, Perl, Python) is a plus
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles
  • Perform quality software analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance for the PayPal core technology platform
  • Experience applying software design patterns
  • Experience with unit testing (preferably Google Test) and tools
  • Strong debugging and problem resolution skills
  • Experience using industry standard software development tools (IDE / Version Control / Continuous Integration)
  • Expertise in online payments and related domains is a plus

Other Aspects:

  • Frequently interfaces with other functional teams on all aspects of a feature or sub-system.
  • Influences senior management on product direction, particularly related to their area of focus and expertise.
  • Provides leadership to others, particularly junior Engineers who work on the same team or related features or product sub-systems
  • Works well within a team, and contributes effectively to the success of those that they interact with regularly.
  • Understands and is able to reason about the business, as it relates to their area of expertise.
  • Developing the ability to resolve site issues.
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies


  • Receives direction in terms of the desired outcome or strategic objectives.
  • Can be given new medium size feature or subsystem assignments with minimal supervision
  • Can be relied on to deliver small and medium size features and sub-systems on time and to requirements, without quality issues.
  • May coordinate activities of junior Engineers assigned to the same feature or subsystem.

Basic Qualification:

  • B.E or Equivalent degree

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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