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Software Engineer 2 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

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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 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.

PayPal’s Payment team is looking for passionate developers to join us in building awesome platform as a product. We’re looking for talented Java developers with a passion for building high performing backend services and a desire to help us evolve into next generation payment platform which would enable multiple payment products to be resilient, configurable and scalable. Like any platform, what we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world. So please join us in building stuff that matters!

Why should you join our team?

  • Are you curious to understand what it takes to build and maintain the heart of a payment system, especially a platform which enables critical payment products and handles millions of requests across the globe?
  • Are you passionate and fearless about solving complex problems on a platform consumed by multiple payment products?
  • Do you enjoy writing APIs and services? 
  • Do you have exposure to big data solutions that can be leveraged to derive data patterns correlated with Product flows, so we can take decisions on optimizing transaction plans for payment domain?
  • Are you a fast learner who will thrive on learning new domains and technologies especially in the payment world? 
  • Do you take pride in code quality, automate everything possible and efficiently monitor? 
  • Do you believe you are not done until your customer says so?
  • Are you a team player and you believe you can achieve more as a team? 
  • Are you detail oriented and strive hard to clarify requirements before you code?
  • Do you believe collaboration with other functions and teams is the key to achieve higher results?  

What we are looking for?

  • Experience in Service Oriented Architecture built on JAVA/J2ee stack.
  • Experience with Java application design and testing
  • Experience building RESTful APIs
  • Experience with test frameworks like Junit, TestNG
  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • A constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things
  • BS or higher in a computer software or related field.

Bonus: Experience with payments domain and/or open source products and components, including public contribution.


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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