Software Engineer Co-op in Newton at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Newton
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0049156

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 286 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.

Engineering at Venmo At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments. We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world. Engineering is a craft, and at Venmo we want the internals of our software to be as elegant as the end user experience we are designing. We spend our days scaling our payment backend services and building new features to meet and exceed our user’s needs and wants. We teach and learn from one another, and push each other to be at our creative and analytical best. We work to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability and scalability.

Co-Op Software Engineer
As a Co-Op Software Engineer for Venmo Engineering, you will have opportunity to work on one of the biggest payments platform that caters to 27.4 million monthly active users and estimated to have a transaction volume of 100 billion dollars in 2019. And we have a YoY growth rate of 70%. Given all these fun challenges, we are a fast-paced organization going through rapid growth that is solving technical challenges at exponential scale. As an organization, we have a strong culture of committing to goals and delivering on timelines. 

We are looking for technologists with the highest levels of technical talent, programming, communication skills and a keen desire to deeply understand our product.
What You'll Do

  • Consult on, design, estimate and implement new and refactored software services on the backend platform to better facilitate money movements securely, reliably and at scale. Take ownership for quality of design and implementation of software components
  • Deliver high quality code on time and follow SDLC process and best Engineering practices
  • Have an appetite to learn and contribute to complex projects alongside senior engineers
  • Interact with various non-engineering teams such as product, support and etc.

What We're Looking For

  • 2+ yrs experience in all phases of enterprise software design, development, testing and deployment
  • 2+ yrs experience Java, Python or equivalent high level programming language
  • 1+ yrs experience with RDBMS and NoSQL data stores, caching solutions (e.g. Redis, ElastiCache) and messaging/queuing protocols/systems such as Kafka/AMQP/RabbitMQ
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Being collaborative, willingness to learn and also share/teach the team

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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