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Staff Software Engineer in Bellevue at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/22/2020

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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 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.

Engineering at Venmo At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments. We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world. Engineering is a craft, and at Venmo we want the internals of our software to be as elegant as the end user experience we are designing. We spend our days scaling our infrastructure and building new features to meet and exceed our user’s needs and wants. We teach and learn from one another, and push each other to be at our creative and analytical bests.

As a Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure at Venmo, you will be responsible for designing and implementing simple solutions for the most complex problems related to application and developer infrastructure. You will also be expected to be drive coding standards, API design, platforms and other developer infrastructure best practices for Venmo Engineering teams. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leading the design and development of major infrastructure capabilities at Venmo
  • Lead development of any software and services to deliver continuous deployment and rapid iteration capabilities
  • Standardizing tool sets to streamline development and deployment of backend systems
  • Scaling our distributed services architecture to support growth while maintaining performance and reliability
  • Collaborating with other engineers in software design and development best practices to significant drive faster iteration and experimentation
  • Strong, active advocacy for technical standards and quality across PayPal, Inc.
What we are looking for:
  • 5+ years experience in software development of a related field
  • Experience working on backend systems at scale, using technologies like gRPC, Java, Python, Gradle, Golang, AWS, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience building and deploying complex but well-architected, maintainable, and testable presentation infrastructure for our backend systems
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills
  • Expert communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience

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