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Software Engineer 2 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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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 267 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 is available in over 200 countries and is accepted by millions of online merchants around the world. With more than 160 million active registered accounts worldwide, PayPal has made it possible for individuals and businesses to pay and get paid online across different locations, currencies and languages. The Online Payments Engineering Team within PayPal’s technology organization is seeking a Software Engineer to be part of their API development team. This is an excellent opportunity to work on building APIs that are used by millions of businesses worldwide and are also a significant growth channel for PayPal.


  • Develop software for distributed systems with the high performance, scalability and availability requirements
  • Own and drive development and delivery of features in the API
  • Articulate and communicate design and development processes to technical and non-technical team members
  • Provide and receive design and implementation evaluations and constantly improve upon those
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, the trade-offs, and the design patterns emerging in web services and software development practice in general
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to engineers within the team
  • Be a self-driven individual contributor and strive to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • A degree in Computer Science or related degree required. Equivalent work experience accepted.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages, especially Java and JavaScript (NodeJS). Knowledge of C/C++ would be an advantage.
  • Experience in developing and designing high performance, scalable and available web services (predominantly REST architecture) using JEE
  • Experienced in using frameworks such as Spring and Apache CXF.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design and design patterns
  • Good understanding of relational database performance concepts and usage of ORM frameworks such as Hibernate
  • Experience in using build tools such as Maven and source code repository tools such as Git
  • Well experienced in developing and executing automated unit, functional and integration tests

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.



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