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Software Engineer 3 in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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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 the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 103 million active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal (Nasdaq:PYPL) company is made up of three leading online payment services: the PayPal global payment service, the Payflow Gateway and Bill Me Later. More information about the company can be found at PayPal.com. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and its international headquarters is located in Singapore. Come join our Singapore Software Development Centre as part of the Risk and Compliance team as a Senior Software Engineer. You will be working on the world’s leading payment solutions and enjoying our world-class facilities, excellent working environment at the best place Singapore has to offer, the Central Business District. The senior software engineer leads a team of software engineers to deliver software for PayPal's web site. This position entails project management, responsibility for team deliverables, and also personal deliverables (including software development). The senior software engineer is expected to take on the role the team lead for a small group of engineers, typically 2-6 engineers in size. In some assignments, the senior software engineer works as an individual contributor, with no team lead responsibilities. The senior software engineer is expected to be highly competent technically and domain-wise, a respected thought leader in his/her specialty, and a role model for junior members of the team. Responsibilities • Lead a team of 2-6 software engineers to develop/maintain software, driving the analysis, design, implementation, integration, testing, and deployment phases. • Produce technical design and associated design documentation, and drive design reviews. • Plan, track and manage the software project over its development cycle. • Coordinate team activities with lateral teams across disciplines (e.g., QA) and vertical groups (e.g. Financial Systems), and upwards with project management elements. • Integrate the team's deliveries with software from other teams to produce final software build. • Plan and execute roll-out of software to the live environment according to stipulated standards, practices and milestones. • Oversee the quality of deliveries and ensure conformance to processes and practices. • Supervise day-to-day activities of the team and coach team members in technical and domain areas

Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or related area.
4-8 years hands-on in the following areas:
Enterprise architecture/software design/implementation, particularly large-scale web-based systems. (J2EE, .NET, Linux)
Database design, performance tuning and optimization. (Oracle/MySQL)
Java and C++ programming in Linux/Unix environment
OO-based analysis and design.
Software design and development methodologies, including agile methods.
Scripting Languages ( Shell, Python, Perl )
Source Control ( GIT experience is an advantage )
Unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, Google Test
Full-SDLC cycle, with large-scale live roll-out participation as a developer.
Experience in Mobile Development, Performance Tuning, Network Design would be a plus.
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems.
Experience in software configuration management and streaming strategies for large parallel development teams.
Ability to collaborate effectively with remote teams across time zones is essential.
Strong verbal and writing skills; ability to thoroughly understand product specifications, and ability to produce clear, concise documentation.
Understanding of processes and standards from compliance standpoint.
Project planning ability, experience in managing small development teams.
Knowledge of QA automation processes and tools preferred.


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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