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Software Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

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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.

PayPal Risk Data and Analytics(DNA) Shanghai team is looking for enthusiastic candidates who have passion on big data processing/analysis/visualization related technologies and like to build data analytics solution from scratch to solve real business needs. Our mission is to transform massive amount of PayPal data assets into business value and power risk decision capability for PayPal Risk.


- Design and implement near real-time data applications on top of massive logging data;

- Enhance homegrown data query services to make the big data easier to use;

- Support operational monitoring requirements from business/risk analysts;

- Track risk operation issues and work with partners on investigation;

Job Requirements

- Bachelors/Masters degree and 2-3 years working experience in relevant area ;

- Strong programming skills in Java or Scala, hands on with one of the scripting languages: Python, PHP or Bash;

- Familiar with any of big data technologies: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka/Storm;

- Knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL/MongoDB/Redis will be a big plus;

- Good communication skills. Fluency in English, both written and oral;

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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