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Sr. Web Application Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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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.

PayPal’s Checkout team is looking for expert JavaScript engineers to help partner closely with our user experience design team to deliver new and innovative payment experiences. We’re looking for talented Node.js / JavaScript application developers with a passion for user experience and a desire to question all assumptions to make our products better across the board. We are an experimentation-driven group that includes both Product a/b testing and working with new technologies to up-level everything we do and deliver. PayPal has been at the forefront of building large scale Node.js applications and as part of our Online Payments team, you’ll join us in our goal of making PayPal the best possible choice for paying online. We're looking for talent who are self starters and deeply interested and involved in the deeply passionate about the newest of web technologies. Our whole team pours our energy into these products and we want people to join us who want to be a part of the product. What we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world. Join us and build stuff that matters!

What you'll be doing

  • Build and develop new user facing payment and user signup experiences from inception through launch
  • Partner closely with cross functional partners in design and product
  • Drive discussion and provide feedback on code and architecture.
     

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in building single page applications using React or other similar modern JavaScript libraries utilized for rendering both client side and server side. 
  • Familiarity with ES6 and newer versions of JavaScript.
  • Experience in developing production Node.js applications (high volume preferred).
  • Experience with GraphQL and related libraries (for example Apollo) preferred.
  • Strong CSS3 and component skills building.
  • Understanding of JavaScript application design and testing using frameworks.
  • Knowledge with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the Web.
  • Experience with automation frameworks and testing tools preferred.
  • 6+ years of work experience in developing web applications.
  • A constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycles

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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