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Software Engineer 3 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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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.

At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do. We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you are ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We are proud to work here. You will be too. Core Platform and Infrastructure (CPI) team is the technology engine that powers PayPal’s business. We deliver a seamlessly scalable, exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. Thousands of PayPal developers build and run hundreds of applications processing billions of calls daily with high availability and reliability on our middleware framework products. As a team, we are active in the open source community, are proud of our systems knowledge, technology breadth, and intellectual curiosity. We are driven to empower PayPal developers in the best way possible. Primary Job Responsibilities CPI Framework Team is primarily responsible delivering highly scalable application development frameworks for PayPal’s product development needs. These framework stacks enable the development of various mid-tier and UI components and provide the fundamental backbone in products and services. The team delivers frameworks that leverage open source stacks on C++, Java, Scala and JavaScript on PayPal’s private/public cloud infrastructure. You will be part of a team helping engineer the world’s largest multi-tiered, high-performing, scalable, and highly-available Payments platform. C++ Senior Software Engineer (T24) will be a strong technical leader who is able to operate in a high performing team, can creatively balance high quality delivery with customer focus to meet business needs, has excellent communication skills, and has a continuous record of delivering results in a fast-paced environment.


  • Design, implement, and test complex, multi-tier distributed software application frameworks collaboratively with peers and technical leaders
  • Proficiency with segmenting and designing system layers to support componentized and layered application development, including business logic functionality and database/component repository access
  • Define, design and implement the next generation experience and services
  • Project planning and estimating effort for the different phases
  • Work with Technical Leads, Architects, Product Management, Engineers and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, availability, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles
  • Share release management duties on feature rollouts, share on-call responsibilities
  • Ability to find and help fix performance, scalability, and other live issues in a very time critical environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members to achieve end vision
  • Communicate effectively to peers and leadership on tasks and projects
  • Be part of the interview team to hire and build a world class engineering team that will make an impact on how we do engineering at PayPal

Required Skills:

  • 4+ years of experience in C++ development
  • 4+ years of experience planning, architecting, designing, developing and delivering software related to platforms
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles
  • Experience designing highly available, scalable & performant software systems
  • Experience in Unix based development environment (Unix, Shell, Perl, Python)
  • Experience applying software design patterns
  • Experience with unit testing (preferably Google Test) and tools
  • Experience using industry standard software development tools (IDE / Version Control / Continuous Integration)
  • Strong problem solving skills and a passion for debugging complex issues
  • Delivery of very high quality code that is thoroughly tested, supported by unit tests & meets all “illities” criteria
  • Can be relied on to deliver features and sub-systems on time and to requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Experience with using Agile/Scrum methodology for software development
  • Works well within a team, and contributes effectively to the success of those that they interact with & company overall

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency in Java

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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