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Sr. Java Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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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.

PayPal’s Core Payments team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate backend engineer to help build a new payments engine. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building performance efficient payment authorization services that are highly scalable, configurable and available. You will be responsible for helping to build a payments engine that does real-time processing for millions of payments every single day for merchants that you probably shop at. You’ll work in an Agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering excellence. There are several technology choices for you to work on, with the main focus being on Java, Python and SQL databases.

  • You love solving problems and building solutions
  • You’re self-motivated and have a demonstrated track record of self-learning and going above and beyond
  • You’re excited to create high traffic backend services for external customer facing web applications
  • You want to hit the ground running on Day 1; you  take ownership of your work and can work independently.
  • You’ve designed web applications and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs.
  • You know the fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming using Java, C++ (or equivalent); familiarity with additional development tools such as JUnit, Maven & Jenkins is a plus.
  • You love Git and are at home with source control concepts such as merge, rebase and pull. 
  • You’ve used SQL & NoSQL solutions and understand the pros and cons of relational and free form databases.
  • You’ve comfortable using application server frameworks, for example Tomcat or JBOSS. 
  • You believe in Agile development and putting the customer first in anything you design; experience with SCRUM is a plus. 
  • You’re a strong advocate of good coding standards and like the use of coding tools that will push you to improve the code you deliver like Sonar. 
  • You know how to identify performance bottlenecks and use good coding patterns to avoid them in the first place. 

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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