PayPal Senior Full Stack Engineer in San Jose, California

Senior Full Stack Engineerin San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 11/9/2018

  • Job ID: R0036135

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 254 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.

We are a team of full stack software developers and work closely with the cross functional software development teams across PayPal. We are looking for versatile candidates who can develop complex software components and tools in a highly aggressive environment. They will play a key role in the architecture discussions, developing new components, and optimizing the existing systems code.

Expertise in software development within the payment or ecommerce domain working with high-volume, high-transaction, high-performance, scalable, and secure systems is a plus.

  • Design, code, and implement modules in Java / Groovy / Node JS

  • Create, maintain, and enhance the Continuous Integration (CI) infrastructure

  • Develop and maintain libraries for automation framework and backend services

  • Design and implement tools needed for App development and release to production

  • Create framework to enable unit and functional tests automation

  • Develop tools to catch memory leaks and crashes

  • Create CI pipelines for the jobs such as pull requests and provide status to Github

  • Work closely with the Development team and investigate issues related to the CI failures

  • Improve the App’s ability to handle network conditions

  • Create services for supporting API requests such as failure analysis, root cause analysis, and success/failure rates

  • Create intelligent and self-learning dashboards to assist in making decisions such as go/no-go for the releases

  • Participate in the technical design discussions, architecture improvement, propose, and implement solutions

Required Skills

  • MS/BS degree, preferably in a Computer Science or related field

  • 5 – 8 years of software development experience

  • Strong knowledge of Java / Groovy / Node JS, performance, scalability, and interoperability

  • Strong knowledge of Continuous Integration

  • Knowledge of JSON, XML, XSL and JavaScript engines

  • Knowledge of TestNG and Selenium frameworks

  • Hands-on knowledge of version control systems

  • Ability to think logically, diagnose and triage the technical issues

  • Driven to execute and follow through

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.


Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.