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Staff Frontend Software Engineer in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

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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 305 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.

Frontend Software Engineer with Expertise in Node.js, Javascript, HTML, and CSS

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 305 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 mission of our Consumer Financial Services(CFS) team is to provide an array of services to benefit our financially underserved community in their everyday lives. PayPal currently enables millions of people around the world to complete their purchases. Leading the way as a customer champion, PayPal offers a delightful user experience at an unprecedented scale. We intend to bring breadth to that experience in meaningful ways and to do so by leveraging the latest and greatest in technology. For starters, we are looking for java engineers with a solid foundation in object oriented programming and problem solving skills. You are impassioned by the idea of working on software that benefits our society in a meaningful ways. At PayPal, we look for people who are curious, innovative and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together, we strive to be smart, humble hardworking and collaborative. This role would have you joining a team that provides the opportunities of a startup but without any of the potential instability and loss of work/life balance that comes with working for one. The best of both worlds. What we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world.

We can't wait to meet you!

We’re looking for strong JavaScript/React/Node skills and solid real-world experience. You will need to be able to architect & build solutions to problems with little guidance from others. 

You should be familiar with the latest tools & practices popular in the Node community. We hope you’re passionate about these tools and can help us make decisions about which ones will work best for PayPal. 

The candidate should have great communication skills and past experience working with a distributed team. People will look up to you on this team, so experience mentoring and teaching is required.

At PayPal we ship code to millions of users all over the globe. We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace. This position is an opportunity to have a high impact across many teams at PayPal and help us accomplish our goal of democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy.



Responsibilities 

•         Design, implement, debug, and maintain services and user interfaces with a high degree of autonomy.

•         Collaboratively work with cross functional teams in design and product, to translate business requirements into clear functional specification

•         Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development

•         You will be primarily responsible for building the infrastructure that is highly available and scalable.

•         You have a passion for building great developer experiences and have high energy and are capable of thriving in a high-paced and fun work environment.

•         Write and test web application code following best coding practices and following the guidelines of accessibility, internationalization and UX

•         Maintain and improve shared visual components and pages.



Job requirements

•         Must be proficient in speaking, writing, and reading in English, in a business and technical environment

•         3+ years of experience with NodeJS.

•         6+ years of experience with the JavaScript ecosystem

•         ExpressJs Knowledge is a requirement.

•         Strong knowledge of the React framework

•         Experience in building single page applications

•         Strong Analytical & Problem Solving skills

•         Experience in providing technical leadership and guidance to engineering teams.

•         6+ years of experience planning, designing, developing and delivering software related to platforms

•         Being familiar with KrakenJs is a plus.

•         Java Knowledge is desirable but not required.

•         HTML + CSS knowledge

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.


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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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