Systems Administrator 3 in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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 210 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.

Manages design, configuration, and implementation for a large or several small to medium systems. Deals with most difficult or complex systems and generates new design ideas. Interfaces with business areas to ensure all initiatives support business strategies and goals. Primary liason with vendors, consultants and Sr Tech Mgrs. Responsible for staffing, performance management and compensation decision making. Ensures proper training and staffing on an on-going and project basis. Typically 5 or more years of systems experience.

The role of the DDI / IPAM Administrator is primarily focused on the proper design and implementation of the global DNS / DHCP / IP Address Management (IP v4 & IP v6) framework for the firm. As a key member of the DDI / IPAM Engineering team, this individual will be responsible for delivering high level and low designs for DNS, DHCP, NTP, PTP, and technologies. They will contribute to and adhere to the design standards within this space, while closely working and collaborating with peer Networks and Systems Engineering and Operations teams. They will be expected to drive delivery of engineering solutions, support project delivery, and act as a subject matter expert within these areas for technology.

DDI / IPAM Administrator
Job description
Manages design, configuration, and implementation for a large or several small to medium systems. Deals with most difficult or complex systems and generates new design ideas. Interfaces with business areas to ensure all initiatives support business strategies and goals. Primary liason with vendors, consultants and Sr Tech Mgrs. Responsible for staffing, performance management and compensation decision making. Ensures proper training and staffing on an on-going and project basis. Typically 5 or more years of systems experience.

The role of the DDI / IPAM Admin is primarily focused on the proper design and implementation of the global DNS / DHCP / IP Address Management (IP v4 & IP v6) framework for the firm. As a key member of the DDI / IPAM Engineering team, this individual will be responsible for delivering high level and low designs for DNS, DHCP, NTP, PTP, and technologies. They will contribute to and adhere to the design standards within this space, while closely working and collaborating with peer Networks and Systems Engineering and Operations teams. They will be expected to drive delivery of engineering solutions, support project delivery, and act as a subject matter expert within these areas for technology.

Key Responsibilities & Professional Competencies


• Deliver high level and low level design of DNS, DHCP, and Time Services

• Drive delivery of DDI solutions, including project and implementation support

• Provide DDI consulting services to peer Engineering, Operations, and Systems teams

• Provide Level 3 / 4 DDI escalation support for Network Operations

• Work with external vendors to manage network capacity within the infrastructure

• Proactively work with internal partners to determine growth requirements and ensure proper capacity is seeded to meet that demand

• Provide governance support for product life cycle management which will include technology refresh and ensuring adherence to standards for products in portfolio

• Assists in planning regional budget and identifying critical budget needs for the region
Required Skills:

• 5+ years of deep technical experience working on IPAM environments

• BS or BA in engineering or computer science, or equivalent experience

• Knowledge of Linux and UNIX system

• Scripting knowledge (i.e. Shell, Perl)

• Thorough understanding of DHCP, DNS, IP Addressing and Time Services

• High degree of experience in the day to day configuration and Sr. level troubleshooting of IPAM DHCP, DNS, and DDNS

• Experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting VitalQIP suite of products in a large distributed environment

• Creating & modifying DNS zone files manually (forward and reverse zones)

• DNS Anycast

• Time Services knowledge of: NTP & PTP

• Work collaboratively with other teams such as LAN, WAN, firewall, Active Directory, Hosting etc.

• Integration of DNS and DHCP in Active Directory environment

• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Desired Skills

Knowledge of DNSSEC is a plus


• Knowledge of F5 LTM and GTM is a plus


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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