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Software Engineer 3 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

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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.

Global Product Data Services is a newly formed team in PayPal’s product and engineering organization under Customer Experiences and Technology. Its vision is to “Provide Enterprise Product Data at lower cost and better quality”. To achieve this vision, we are looking for people with a passion and curiosity to solve customer problems with data. The internal stakeholders for the Program include but are not limited to PayPal Inc.’s Product Teams, Finance, Risk, Compliance and Strategy Teams. Our External stakeholders include Customers and Regulators amongst others. This position is focused on delivering Core Data solutions using modern technology to serve the various needs of the business. The scope of the organization is global, and its data platforms serve a wide array of functions including Merchant, Partner, Operations, and Compliance business operations. At GPDS, we are committed to bringing innovation, passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise solutions. One of the charters of GPDS is to deliver on data driven companywide transformational initiatives to integrate PayPal Inc. data seamlessly using Teradata for both operational and analytical needs. In this position you will also have the opportunity to work with stakeholders and users to understand their needs and partner with engineering to deliver the solution. This position requires an individual who is comfortable working in cross-functional teams with a very high degree of analytical and technical skills.

In this role, the individual will be part of the engineering team in Global Product Data Services Organization and will be responsible for.

  • Work as part of a team to design and develop code, scripts and data rails that integrate and transform data (structure / unstructured) from across multiple sources.
  • Design and build automated test frameworks to enable validation of the solution for consistency, accuracy and repeatability @scale and TTM.
  • Participate in the analysis, architecture and design of data Lake solutions.
  • Collaborate with management team to help define the engineering rigor and process and motivated to adopt it.
  • Ability to prototype ideas and demonstrate pros and cons and make recommendations using demos and slides.
  • Ability to use data to draw insights or drive decisions. Be able to explain complex technical concepts to management, product managers and other engineers.
  • Motivated and interested in delivering results, especially in the area of writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.
  • Ability to adapt to new development environments, changing business requirements and learning new systems highly desired.
  • Good team player, able to effectively work across multiple teams onsolutions that have complex dependencies and requirements in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Skills and Experience

  • A Master or bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent with 10+ years of data engineering experience
  • Experience in EDW and ETL Development using Teradata BTEQ is Mandatory
  • Understanding and experience with building large scale enterprise applications using Teradata and Hadoop
  • Knowledge and experience working with various data sources like web services (rest, soap), unstructured data files, flat files, message queues, xml-based events, and databases.
  • Ability to deal with both structured and unstructured data sets & hence uses different methods to data architecture and applications in building data pipeline. 
  • Experience in EDW and ETL Development using Teradata BTEQ is Mandatory.
  • Working knowledge on any ETL tool (i.e. Informatica/ Ab Initio) is a plus.
  • Expertise in database programming and performance tuning techniques.
  • Excellent debugging skills with a solid understanding of data and testing to capture data quality gaps/issues.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Familiar with data movement techniques and best practices to handle large volumes of data.
  • Working experience in an Agile methodology is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Scheduling Tools is a plus

Intermediate level knowledge on following technologies, with expertise on few of them:


  • Data Transformation tools like informatica

  • Strong Database fundamentals (Teradata)

Basic level knowledge on following business domains is a plus:

  • Payments and banking

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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