Senior Platform Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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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 210 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.

The Search platform team within the Paypal Core Platform and Infrastructure group provides a simple, secure and scalable and fully managed platform offering wide range of Search & Analytics capabilities over structured / unstructured/ geospatial data powering real-time insights and visualization. This platform helps process billions of events a day providing fault tolerance and high availability to our internal customers.

Primary Job Responsibilities.

- Provides technical guidance for the team with limited guidance from the management.

- Spends most of the time designing systems while maintaining substantial amount of time dedicated to hands-on implementation activities.

- Works closely with Architects and/or Other domain leads to develop, test large scale distributed systems.

- Produces clear, well-documented code for product features. Prototype ideas quickly using cutting edge technologies

- Has the ability to act as a SME in one/ more technical environments/technologies with ability to define standards

- Solid communication skills & proven team player.


Job Requirements:

- Bachelors / Masters in Computer Science with 10-12 years of experience in Software Development.

- Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures, knowledge of object oriented design, Design Patterns and multi-threaded programming

- Strong troubleshooting, debugging, and analytical skills.


Qualifications:

- Hands on coding Expertise (any language).

- Experience working in Scala is a big Plus.

- Understanding and experience of distributed systems.

- Experience working with Linux/Unix scripting & GIT

- Good team player, able to effectively work across multiple teams on solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements in a fast-paced environment

- Motivated and interested delivering results, especially in the area of writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.


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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