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Software Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/3/2021

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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 375 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 part of the Compliance Platform Engineering team, this software engineering role will design, develop and maintain key risk management product features targeted towards availability performance and scalability of PayPal services. The role expects high standard of engineering excellence with some practical experience or at least strong conceptual understanding in building and maintaining internet-scale applications and services.


  • The ideal candidate must have experience in developing applications for very high scale.
  • 3+ year experience in web services, distributed systems, and highly available and scalable applications
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills in Java
  • Very good knowledge of Core Java and J2EE and should have worked on high availability, low latency platforms.
  • Ability to question status quo.
  • Previous experience with the Agile methodology.
  • Experience in developing robust RESTful services is desirable.
  • Have very good communication skills
  • Have strong experience in the Spring framework
  • Experience with Elastic Search is a plus
  • Can write technical code to the existing design
  • Contributes to the design and development of one or more product features
  • Code developed should be supported by Unit tests and has to be well commented
  • Ability to do peer code reviews
  • Will be responsible for working with extended team to deploy code to live environments
  • Has a good understanding of the data structures and algorithms
  • Can navigate and quickly understand complex code and systems
  • Has a thorough understanding of internals of Application Server

Skill Requirement

• Knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and relevant tech stack i.e. JAVA / MVC / Spring / MySQL / NoSQL / Linux

• Experience with HTTP/REST applications

• Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals like Data Structures, Algorithms, OS fundamentals

• You have a passion for clean and beautiful code, with an eye for simplicity and pragmatism

• You understand that quality is not assured solely by the QA engineer, but by the team and understand that responsibility does not end with deployment

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science Engineering Required

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



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