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Sr. Full Stack Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/5/2020

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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 305 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.

As a key member of the Risk engineering and platform team, you architect, design, test, deploy and maintain software solutions. PayPal Software Engineers are strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems. In PayPal, we develop massively scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to our business. You build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a technical fascination for how everything ties together. You need to have a solid foundational knowledge of computer engineering and intellectual curiosity to understand the business.

Consumer Risk Engineering team is responsible for Risk decision, fraud detection, risk management decision and compute services across PayPal - globally. We design, develop, enhance and support services that get called across every interaction between PayPal, it's users and partners. Our solutions need to scale across millions of such interactions, working with petabyte plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real time and yet providing high availability and configurability to the business. To achieve this we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs. To help with this, we are always looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way. Our engineers build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a deep understanding of business processes.

As a Senior Full Stack engineer, you will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentations are a given. You will master both established and cutting-edge technologies like, JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, Redux, HTML5, CSS3, NoSQL DB like MongoDB.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Design, development and testing of web applications and services following best practices 
  • Work closely with design & product to craft great product experiences
  • Collaborate with peers and seniors within and across the teams
  • Assist with application deployments in our Cloud environment
  • Work with operations teams to ensure the applications and services are highly available
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
  • Identify and document best practices

Requirements:

  • 5+ yrs experience of software design and web application dev
  • Proficient in client & server-side Javascript, HTML5, CSS3, React.js, Redux and webpack
  • Competent in developing Node.js applications and building single page web applications using React.js & Redux 
  • Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform and design constraints on the web
  • Solid experience working Java, Spring and server side technologies
  • Very strong foundational knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms, SQL/NoSQL, Operating Systems, and Software Engineering
  • Understanding around concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs
  • Strong applied experience. You’ve built, broken, and rebuilt software applications. We’re looking for creative thinkers who also know how to create real-world products.
  • Master in Computer Science degree or related field from an accredited college or university or BSEE, CS + 5 years experience

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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