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Staff Fullstack Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

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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 325 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.

What is the opportunity? PayPal Shopping is a new initiative that is in charge of creating a brand-new perspective on PayPal service. We are building from scratch novel experiences that will engage consumers during all stages of their shopping journey and create a new look at the PayPal value both for consumers and merchants. Our engineering team is looking for Staff Software Engineer with deep experience developing across the full application stack who is passionate about code craftsmanship, continuous improvement and agile development. You will be working on a project that is used by Paypal Consumers across the world to enhance their shopping experiences. You will be heavily involved with the business teams to shape the product and launch it to production. We are looking for you to bring a creative and motivated work ethics to tackle new problems and innovating solutions in our uniquely vibrant workplace.

What you will do?

  • Work independently and with other engineers, architects, managers and design and develop strategic and tactical processes and create solutions that meet business requirements
  • Design and implement multi-tier software applications, document and test systems, modify as necessary
  • Understands and is able to reason about the business, as it relates to their area of expertise
  • Utilize functional design and analysis skill in JavaScript to design and implement front-end infrastructure
  • Spends most of the time providing end to end solutions through design, code and delivery.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in solving business and technical problems.
  • Can be relied on to deliver features and sub-systems on time and to requirements
  • Understands current and possible future business trends

What do you need to succeed?

  • 10+ years production application design, development, and testing experience.
  • 6+ years experience with web application development including Node.js applications on top of RESTful APIs. (Knowing Java/Scala is a plus)
  • 6+ years of solid knowledge of popular JS frameworks and libraries (React & Redux (preferred), AngularJS, Backbone, Underscore, etc.).
  • Experience with web frontend technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap, Dust.
  • Passionate about developing amazing user experiences and strong attention to detail.
  • Real world experience with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.
  • Well experienced in developing and executing automated unit, functional and integration tests

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



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