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Software Engineer- summer intern in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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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 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.

This position opens to 2020 bachelor/master/PhD graduates (2019 Dec-2020 Jun). Location is Shanghai, China. The candidates shall take internship for 10 weeks during summer 2019 at full-time basis. The earliest start date can be 6 May. This position provides return offer to top performer.

Job Responsibilities

Dedicated to the provision of the all-around solution concerning to the potential risk brought by Internet/third-party payment in PayPal system and improvement of the customer experience. Key Day-to-Day Responsibilities includes:

  • Working as a full stack engineer, responsible for the design, development (both front and backend), testing, deployment and maintenance of the assigned system modules.
  • Using advanced programming language like Java to develop system with highly reliable, highly available, highly scalable and easy to maintain.
  • Working in a scrum team including oversea members for the development, including frequent communication and correctly understand the requirements of your product managers
  • Fast action to live issues
  • Eager to learn new technologies and apply to daily works


  • Master degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related fields
  • A solid foundation in common design patterns, algorithms and data structure and can implement in C++ or Java
  • Working knowledge and experience with UNIX or Linux platform and can program in Python, Perl or Shell is a plus
  • Good communication skills. Fluency in English and Chinese is a must, both written and oral
  • Experience on SQL or NoSQL storage is a plus
  • Knowledge of Distributed System is a plus

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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