Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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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 244 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 is seeking accomplished and passionate software engineers to join our In-store team in San Jose, CA, contributing to the exciting future of software products/technologies that fall under the PayPal Here product family. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with the entire product development team during all phases software development and lifecycle. We’re seeking individuals with an equal flair for creative problem solving, familiarity with full stack development, agile methodologies and test automation. PayPal Here is one of the fastest evolving and high visibility applications of PayPal product line; and we’re hoping to expanding our team with superstars.


• Proficiency in OO design, data structures, algorithms, design patterns, and industry standards tools for application development

• Java, Javascript, Node, and server-side development

• Experience in relational databases e.g Oracle

• Experience in building scalable RESTful services

• Experience with JavaScript, architecture and templating systems

• Proficiency in Agile software development process and SCRUM process

• Proficiency in industry-standard development tools, environments and frameworks

• Source control and workflow – GIT


• Strong Team-player. We’re certainly not looking for a narrow or vertical expertise

• Excellent communicator with the ability to engage and influence across all levels of the internal and external organization.

• We are looking for someone who cuts through jargon and establishes shared goals and a road map in an international business

• Knowledge of software testing methodology

• Agile Methodologies

• Foosball skills (American or Italian style) a plus


• Automation experience a plus

• C++, Angular, React.js, JQuery

• Agile Methodologies

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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