Staff Java Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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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 286 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 Core Payment team is looking for talented, creative, and passionate Staff Java engineer to help design and build a new settlement platform.

Does it excite you to work on systems that process billions of dollars in payments per year in 195+ countries? How about making an impact on 250+ million PayPal users around the world?

PayPal Core Payment Platform team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate back end engineer to help design and build a new settlement platform. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building performance efficient, highly scalable, configurable and available systems. You will work in an agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering excellence.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop and test high throughput back-end settlement systems
  • Develop efficient, elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction
  • Lead code review sessions
  • Passionate about low latency systems
  • Ability to deal with high volume data
  • Continuously look for opportunities for performance tuning
  • Collaborate with other engineers, architects and DBAs
  • Collaborate with Product Managers

Background we are looking for:

  • You love solving problems and building solutions.
  • You’re self-motivated and have a demonstrated track record of self-learning and
    going above and beyond
  • You’re excited to create high traffic backend distributed services for customers
  • You want to hit the ground running on Day 1; you take ownership of your
    work and can work independently.
  • You’ve designed and clearly understand concepts like Web
    Services, SOA, REST APIs, SPRING Framework.
  • You know the fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming using Java, C++;
    familiarity with additional development tools such as JUnit, Maven & Jenkins is a
    plus.
  • You have experience working with javascript, nodeJS etc. to showcase your creativity.
  • You love Git and are at home with source control concepts such as merge, rebase
    and pull.
  • You’ve used SQL & NoSQL solutions and understand the pros and cons of relational
    and free form databases. Good hands on experience in Oracle database.
  • You’ve comfortable using application server frameworks, for example Tomcat
    or JBOSS.
  • You believe in Agile development and putting the customer first in anything you
    design; experience with SCRUM is a plus.
  • You’re a strong advocate of good coding standards and like the use of coding tools
    that will push you to improve the code you deliver like Sonar.
  • You know how to identify performance bottlenecks and use good coding
    patterns to avoid them in the first place.

Requirements:

  • BS in CS + 8 yrs experience or MS + 6 yrs experience
  • Experience in object-oriented programming and concepts
  • Experienced in Distributed System development using Java/J2EE/Web Technologies/C++.
  • Proven track record in delivering highly available, scalable systems on time
  • Conversant in design patterns
  • Good understanding of web services and related standards like REST/JSON
  • Experience in caching software
  • Experience in Spring framework and other open source frameworks
  • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, Informatica, etc.)
  • Experience in Unix based development environment
  • Experience in both development and quality assurance activities
  • Experience in QA methodologies, test automation and automation frameworks
  • Experience in driving Integration testing, UAT with external vendors
  • Experience in JUnit, Selenium is a plus
  • Experience working in payments or financial services industry is a plus
  • Exposure to Agile Methodologies

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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