Software Engineer, Manager in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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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 244 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.

Our mission is in providing performance engineering core skills, tools, methodologies and best practices for the various PayPal components and flows and in the process enable development teams to measure, assess and optimize code with highest performance quality when deployed to production. As an Engineering Manager for the Performance Engineering team, you will be leading a team of strong engineers that services and enables the rest of development community to quickly and reliably performance test, analyze and optimize their code changes. You will be building the next generation performance engineering platform that enables rich data insights into identifying the gaps in existing performance engineering processes and introduce, influence the culture of performance engineering disciplines within the organization. You will be focused on solving the hardest, most interesting challenges of building products that can capture infrastructure, platform, application and database performance metrics as well as develop and manage team to achieve deep dive performance skillsets. You'll build framework that enables the rest of the development community effectively contribute with utilities that can enhance and improve the performance and reliability of various application, infrastructure components at PayPal. 

PayPal is the world's leading global payments platform. We are the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online and on mobile devices. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With more than 179 million active accounts in 200 markets and 100 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce.

Our mission is in providing performance engineering core skills, tools, methodologies and best practices for the various PayPal components and flows and in the process enable development teams to measure, assess and optimize code with highest performance quality when deployed to production. As an Engineering Manager for the Performance Engineering team, you will be leading a team of strong engineers that services and enables the rest of development community to quickly and reliably performance test, analyze and optimize their code changes. You will be building the next generation performance engineering platform that enables rich data insights into identifying the gaps in existing performance engineering  processes and introduce, influence the culture of performance engineering disciplines within the organization. You will be focused on solving the hardest, most interesting challenges of building products that can capture infrastructure, platform, application and database performance metrics as well as develop and manage team to achieve deep dive performance skillsets. You'll build framework that enables the rest of the development community effectively contribute with utilities that can enhance and improve the performance and reliability of various application, infrastructure components at PayPal.

You would be a great if you are a 

  • are a hands-on technology leader. You lead by example. You drive technical conversations and participate in architectural decision-making. You lead code reviews.
  • can drive change. You are passionate about driving both technology & infrastructure changes as well as cultural changes have tremendous Customer Focus. You connect with your customers to build the right solutions solving their needs.
  • are extremely passionate about performance, quality and  continuously strive in improving our developer experience.
  • foster innovation. Innovation flourishes in your team and around you. You are always thinking about and championing new ideas and innovations around product, process and people.

Professional Skills and Knowledge:

  • Thorough understanding of all layer of computer systems, architecture and components: CPU, memory, caching, storage and networks
  • Deep understanding of fundamental system performance and scalability concepts and principles.
  • Good understanding of Operating system concepts for both baremetal, VM as well as cloud environments
  • 10+ year experience with product development experience - C++, Java, JavaScript; Golang is a plus.
  • Experience with scripting such as python, bash, etc
  • Fluency with standard linux tracing, monitoring and perf analysis tools
  • Familiarity with time series data analysis and databases with modeling experience 

Demonstrate abilities to:

  • Lead and mentor team members
  • Building a culture of innovation and delivery
  • Investigate and resolve performance problems with little or no outside guidance
  • Create, articulate and champion roadmaps and timelines
  • Work with product owners, project management and communicate clearly intent, scope and delivery
  • Think outside the box

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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