Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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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 286 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 team in San Jose, CA, contributing to the exciting future of software technologies that fall under PayPal Retail product family. We value creative, curious and passionate engineers who are experts in their domain and want to apply their skills to create innovative solutions to everyday customer problems.


  • Design and Develop various robust and highly scalable applications and services.
  • Collaborate with other cross-functional PD teams, product teams and business stakeholders across various PayPal teams.
  • Participate in and contribute to design and code reviews.
  • Champion unit testing, functional testing and other Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) processes leading up to superior quality products.


  • Bachelors or Masters in CS or related degrees.
  • Minimum of 2 to 4+ years of experience in software design and development with Solid OO, HA, Concurrent coding skills in Java.
  • Javascript and  NodeJS, server-side experience is preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal. 
  • Experience in RESTful API design and programming using REST APIs.
  • Experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.
  • Knowledge on Europay, Mastercard & Visa (EMV) or Payment Tokenization is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of No-SQL database (MongoDB preferred).
  • Scrum/Agile development methodology a plus.

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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