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Software Engineer 2 in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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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 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.

We are looking for a well-rounded full-stack software engineer with experience in designing, coding, and rolling out moderately complex web applications. You will join our RegTech engineering team that enables PayPal to operate across the globe and protects our business from money laundering activities.

What you will enjoy doing with us:

  • Design, code, and maintain web services and applications that directly provide core capabilities for PayPal
  • Collaborate in an empowered engineering team to develop extensible technical solutions for complex RegTech problems
  • Work with product management to formulate innovative solutions to improve customer success
  • Make quantifiable improvements on engineering process, quality, and efficiency through automation, proper code abstraction, and monitoring

What you need to bring to the role:

  • 5+ years of professional experience programming web services in Java
  • 3+ years of professional experience programming modern web applications in JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Interest and ability to learn programming languages and frameworks
  • Solid understanding of developing APIs and integrating services
  • Strong skills in writing testable code and high quality tests
  • Familiarity with developing efficient queries and designing schemas for relational databases
  • Inclusive mindset to collaborate effectively in a diverse team
  • Experience working in an Agile team, familiarity with Agile best practices, and ability to manage individual task deliverables
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Plus points:

  • Experience in developing platform level features, such as configuration management, service discovery and routing, feature switch, A/B testing, etc.
  • Familiarity with Spring Framework
  • Experience with Maven
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with CI/CD systems, such as Jenkins
  • Experience in RegTech or FinTech related domains

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