Sr. Full Stack JavaScript Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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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 244 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's Consumer Engineering team is looking for a talented full-stack JavaScript engineer to work on the next generation of the Consumer web site. We want people who thrive on satisfying the customer and have a passion for creating exceptional user experiences. As a member on our team, you will work directly with our Product Owners and Designers to create outstanding solutions and deliver incredible products.

We made a major shift to a new technology stack including NodeJS on the server, embodied in our open source offering Kraken JS, and modern open source stacks on the frontend such as React/Redux.  As a result, we now have strong focus directly on the user web experiences and the flexibility of iteratively delivering capabilities.  If you are the kind of engineer who is passionate about bringing great experiences to life, being a craftsman in engineering and love working in a collaborative environment, then we want to talk to you.


  • Participate in the full development life cycle, including design, coding, testing and production release. 
  • Create web applications following best practices of accessibility, internationalization, TDD.
  • Lead code reviews to drive teams to the highest standards for NodeJS apps & web apps.
  • Partner closely with design & product to craft great product experiences.
  • Be a crafts(wo)man and encourage code craftsmanship across team.
  • Deliver code in an agile team environment.
  • Guide team to follow clean code principles.
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

Required Skills

  • Passionate about developing amazing user experiences.
  • 6+ years’ experience with web application development including Node.js applications on top of RESTful APIs.
  • Expert knowledge of popular JS frameworks and libraries (React, Redux, Angular, Ember, Underscore, etc.).
  • Deep experience with web frontend technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap.
  • Real world experience with cross-browser, cross-platform, Multi device, Mobile Web and design constraints of the web.
  • Expert in utilizing software design patterns, problem solving and troubleshooting.

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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