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Sr. Full Stack JavaScript Developer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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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 254 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.

Our team owns end to end merchant onboarding, profile, and compliance flows in PayPal and our work impacts overall company performance by supporting merchants through their entire lifecycle. Our applications support millions of merchants spread across 203 markets. As a member of our team, you’ll collaborate closely with Product Owners, Designers and Engineers (3-in-a-box model) creating innovative solutions. You'll participate in usability studies before releasing major new features receiving feedback from real merchants. You’ll play an important role in product development from concept to launch. Our technology stack includes NodeJS, React and Redux. We believe in innovating both in our products and our technology. You will help create the next generation of products and the next generation platform that supports those products. We do frequent brainstorming sessions and welcome new ideas and diverse perspectives to deliver the best experiences possible. We follow Agile methodologies to quickly iterate and deliver new features. One of the core values of our team is to learn from each other irrespective of what level you’re at. We believe in ‘one team behaviors’, innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness as major pillars of our success. Fun part - our San Jose campus facilities includes beach volleyball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, ping-pong tables, a soccer field, a gym, and two cafeterias. Additional benefit information can be found at:

We are looking for strong technologist who are passionate about solving complex and challenging problems. If you’re excited about your work making an impact on millions of merchants and love working on the newest technologies, delivering valuable and quality products, then you should join us!

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with product managers and designers to build innovative solutions
  • Lead architectural discussions to improve our technology stack
  • Come up with the new ideas to promote best practices
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to make collaboration better between teams
  • Deliver high-quality and maintainable code using test-driven methodologies


  • BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and experience in building scalable Node.js applications
  • Solid understanding of core JavaScript concepts including ES6
  • Experience with popular front-end frameworks such as React, Angular, Ember etc.
  • Experience with build tools such as webpack, grunt, gulp, babel etc.
  • Experience with test frameworks: Mocha, Jest, Nightwatch etc.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap and responsive design
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Strong CS fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, object-oriented design etc.
  • Organized, able to act independently, able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong desire to learn and share knowledge with others

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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