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Sr Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

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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 267 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 MUSE team works on next-generation merchant solutions. We build things that don't exist yet in PayPal, and sometimes don't exist in the market. We move quickly and work with modern technology to create brand-new products seen and used by millions of people worldwide. We don't drop specs from an ivory tower. We're looking for someone who doesn't just want to code, but wants to shape the vision of the products we build. Developers on this team have a voice -- we work in a "3-in-a-box" model (Design/Product/Tech) and develop well-rounded product experiences together. In addition to interesting and challenging work, we offer world-class benefits like untracked vacation, a full gym with fitness classes, and top-notch medical insurance. Our campus is vibrant and comfortable, and includes beach volleyball and tennis courts and a brand-new outdoor café serving beer & wine around a cozy firepit.

Required Skills:

- Experience developing Node.js applications on top of RESTful APIs.

- Experience or interest in native mobile applications (iOS or Android).

- Understand core Javascript concepts like scope/closures, the event loop and asynchronous callbacks.

- Experience building single page applications with popular JS frameworks and libraries (React, Angular, Ember, Babel, Webpack, Underscore, etc.).

- Experience working at a consumer website that has millions of customers.

- Experience creating massively scalable solutions such as ad placements on hundreds of thousands of websites.

- Experience with test automation: TDD, unit/integration/functional testing.

- Experience with HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Bootstrap, and cross-browser and device development.

- Solid understanding of object-oriented design and programming concepts.

- Have a passion for quality and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well.

- Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.

Responsibilities include:

- Deliver code in an Agile software development using test-driven development methodologies.

- Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.

- Partner closely with product to craft great product experiences.

- Participate and promote architectural initiatives, balancing long-term velocity with short-term customer needs.

Nice-to-haves:

- Mobile native (iOS or Android) experience

- Experience with high volume applications.

Extra credit:

Provide your GitHub account or code samples with your resume!


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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