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Sr Web Application Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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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 277 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 PayPal Checkout team is responsible for a world class payment experience used by millions of people around the world. We believe in data-driven experimentation and working with new technologies to up-level everything we do and deliver. We’re looking for JavaScript engineers to join us in creating the next generation online checkout experience.

Day to day:

  • Work with product and design teams to develop new ideas and A/B tests.
  • Architect and build your projects on a modern JavaScript application stack.
  • Bring product and code improvements ideas to the team.


  • Care strongly about developing amazing user experiences.
  • Solid knowledge of popular JS frameworks and libraries (Angular, Ember, React, Underscore, etc.)
  • Understand core javascript concepts like scope/closures, the event loop and asynchronous callbacks.
  • Experience developing Node.js applications.
  • Comfortable working in HTML/CSS to re-create provided designs.

Extra credit:

  • Experience building and maintaining large scale, high availability, high volume applications.
  • You’re familiar with ES6/7 features and you use them in your daily work.
  • You’ve experimented with service workers, FRP, etc. or you’ve looked at languages like Elm or ClojureScript.

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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