Software Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

Job Snapshot

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 237 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.

- Software design and development
- On-call support on rotation or whenever required

Job Description Summary


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 210 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.


The Data Platform Engineering Team is looking for a highly talented, self-driven, proven software engineer to help design and build core data services that deal with big data (>90PB) at low latency (i.e. sub-second) for a variety of use-cases spanning near-real time analytics and machine intelligence.

  • Do you consider yourself a software engineer, coder, hacker, inventor or hackerpreneur?
  • Are you excited about not just learning new things (languages, frameworks, & technology) but mastering them?
  • Do you care about building clean APIs, solving tough problems, inventing solutions when needed, and building resilient systems?
  • Do you believe that your work should not only impact PayPal but the world beyond our 4 walls?

If yes, we would like to talk with you!

Responsibilities

•        Think out of the box - don't be afraid to innovate!

•        Co-develop & follow best practices related to SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) & Agile methods to raise the level of automation and quality in our code repos

•        Embrace open-source – either by using it, extending it, or inventing new projects

•        Share your work with the world-at-large via authoring blogs & articles, contributing to open source projects, and by speaking internally (and external to PayPal)

•        Balance all of this against the need to execute

•        Mentor colleagues to help develop strong coding practices and standards across the organization


Requirements


  • Proficient in one or more of Java, Scala, Python, and Go is required
  • Outstanding design and implementation skills are required
  • 10+ years of experience in developing and/or enhancing scalable server-side components
  • Experience in developing a product from scratch, evolving and delivering multiple releases of it is a big plus
  • Good OOP skills combined with solid SDLC practices like code reviews, unit testing, integration testing and continuous integration
  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills across the whole tech stack - GUIs, databases, web servers and system environment
  • Experience in developing RESTful APIs is a big plus
  • Experience with NoSQL backends like Mongodb, Elasticsearch, Redis is a plus
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem technologies (Spark, Pig, Hive, Impala/Presto, Druid) is a plus

•        Experience with UI development is a plus

•        Open-source contribution is a plus


Basic Qualifications

  • BTech/BS or MS/MTech degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in building and managing highly scalable, highly available, and performant systems
  • Strong knowledge in the fundamentals of computer science and demonstrated ability in applying them to solve real-world problems

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.



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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