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Software Engineer in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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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 Decision Analytics and Management team mainly focus on building live operational decision datasets and developing decision data platforms/applications to drive smarter decision for Risk management and Intelligent Operations. We are recruiting for a motivated and passionate Software Engineer to develop data applications to release the power of data and drive insightful decision. We own a variety of front tier applications and mid-tier services which are built based on large scale of data. What you build will help business/risk/operation partners make decision more efficiently and smartly. You will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentation are a given.

  • Design and implement data process on large scale of data to extract insights for business
  • Build smart, automatic product/application for different analytical business needs
  • Take ownership of ownership of designing and developing back-end for single component / service within a certain data product
  • Partner closely with Analytics & Product group to create great product user experiences

Basic Qualifications

  • Solid programming skills in Python and Java
  • Experience in data processing, data manipulation and data mining; hands on with pandas / SQL / sklearn / scipy / etc.
  • Experience in database usage (MySQL/MongoDB/Influx/Elasticsearch/etc.)
  • Experience in big data programming is a big plus
  • Experience in machine learning domain is a big plus
  • Experience in NLP and knowledge graph is a big plus
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

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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