Systems Administrator in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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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 244 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 Systems Administrator will work in the Enterprise Applications team in collaboration with Engineering (Platform, Mobile, QA, Tooling), Product, Finance and Customer Ops teams to set up and maintain internal development tools and other Enterprise Applications. You will focus on the administration, maintenance and vendor management of software that facilitate development, version control, error handling, tracking, code and review coverage, and metrics for test and development. Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients. The mission of the Xoom Enterprise Applications team is to provide support and solutions that are responsive to our clients' needs in an innovative, professional, and quality service manner. We accomplish this by utilizing and optimizing the same tools that we support and in achieving our objective of having satisfied clients. We support tools that power and enable Customer Support, Marketing, Engineering, Production Operations, Risk and Financial operation teams to achieve their goals and objectives. We strive for best in class incident response times and SLAs with all the tools we support.


  • Fluency in Linux environments a must
  • Linux command line troubleshoot skills a must
  • Experience with Docker
  • Able to install, integrate, tune large installations
  • Strong Scripting skills (Linux and/or Windows) Bash, Python, Ruby or Powershell
  • Experience with Artifact management solutions: JFrog Artifactory (a plus), Sonotype Nexus (a plus) etc
  • Administer and maintain our universal component analysis solution (JFrog Xray) a plus
  • Experience in configuring and supporting CI/CD on a wide range of DevOps tools, like Puppet, Git, Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory, SonarQube, etc.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Spanish and English
  • Work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Self motivated; able to work with only moderate supervision
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database usage
  • Knowledge of Jenkins a plus
  • Experience with key monitoring systems (Nagios, cacti, etc.) a plus
  • Understanding of application clustering technologies 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.