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Sr. Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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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.

The Pricing team is responsible for the systems that support fee and foreign exchange (FX) for PayPal’s payments system. Other systems that are developed and supported by the team provide for the ability to set up experiments in price sensitivity as well as suggest optimal pricing strategies based on historic data.

Basic Qualifications and Job Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent, Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • 5+ years industry experience.
  • Experience developing RESTful endpoints.
  • Experience developing backend services in Java.
  • Experience with development in SOA architectures.
  • Demonstrable programming abilities in Java – other languages like C++, Python, AngularJS a plus.
  • Understanding of basic algorithmic techniques, design patterns and best practices.
  • Curiosity about how things work and the behavior of finding the answers. Flexible and adapting the changing circumstances, tenacious.
  • Expertise on Unix.
  • Experience with relational databases, NoSQL databases and traditional and non-traditional SORs from Oracle to Couchbase and Cassandra .
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures.
  • Experience with development of scalable and distributed Java services.
  • Should be able to drive projects and take pride in building systems that are used by millions of users every day.
  • Should have good communication skills.

Responsibilities :

  • Work within a team of highly talented engineers, product and architect to design and develop  a highly scalable and configurable Pricing Platform in the PayPal’s Payment system.
  • Being involved in design meetings to propose, discuss and refine new features and functionality.
  • Write tests for the existing and newly created code to maintain compatibility
  • Maintain and enhance the existing architectural documentations and create the new one as needed
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Provide suggestions for continuous improvements as necessary.

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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