Software Engineer in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

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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 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.

As a growing WebDev Team we know the want to deliver better and faster solutions for the company. This year we become Full Stack because we create our own service layers, common libraries, Content models, controllers and at last the view. We want to expand our team with excellent talent and share our knowledge with new people.

Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients.


  • Design, implement, and maintain high-scalable MVC Web Apps
  • Deliver software development tasks efficiently and with high quality
  • Produce well-tested code through the use of automated, unit, and integration tests
  • Participates in feature code reviews as requested
  • Refactor legacy code to make it more efficient and inline with current standards to deliver stable and robust applications to meet the needs of our growing business
  • Help identify and fix errors, performance, scalability, and any other issues in a business critical environment
  • Optimize overall User Experience and performance of the system


  • 3+ years of professional experience in HTML, JS and CSS development
  • 2+ years of professional experience in object-oriented design and development, preferably in Java
  • Experience working with web-services (micro-services, RESTful APIs, etc.)
  • Some understanding on Unix/Linux
  • Good attitude and communication
  • Experience with git workflow in collaborative projects
  • Ability to work in a small, closely-knit team using agile methodologies
  • Work with other engineers, managers, QA and operations to ensure that our financial systems meet our reliability, accuracy and performance goals

Desired but not required to have experience with the following

  • NodeJs (React is a plus)
  • Experience with Freemarker or another template framework.
  • Spring Framework
  • Continuous integration (Jenkins)
  • Application containerization (Docker)
  • Project management software. (Jira)
  • TDD/BDD tools


Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related.

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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