PayPal Software Engineer 2 in San Jose, California

Software Engineer 2in San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 12/3/2018

  • Job ID: R0039815

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.

PayPal’s Core Payments team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate backend engineer to help build a new payments engine.

A career at PayPal is more than just a job. It’s a chance to have a positive impact on the lives of 100+ million people.

PayPal has made it simpler for money to change hands and is helping millions of people around the world to accept payments, grow their businesses and make a better life for themselves and their family.

At PayPal, people are our most important asset.

We value hard workers and fast learners that are constantly looking to get better.

You can expect to get better every day and to be constantly challenged with interesting technical problems due to the size, scale and scope of the problems we need to solve on the bleeding edge of the payments space.

Our work environment is collaborative, innovative, results-driven, and completely focused on the customer.

PayPal’s Core Payments team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate backend engineer to help build a new payments engine.

As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building performance efficient payment authorization services that are highly scalable, configurable and available

You will be responsible for helping to build a payments engine that does real-time processing for millions of payments every single day for merchants that you probably shop at.

You’ll work in an Agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering excellence. You are also responsible for Quality in your scrum team - Test Planning, Test execution and Test Automation

There are several technology choices for you to work on, with the main focus being on Java, Python and NoSQL databases.

You're someone we're looking for if...

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 services for external customer facing web applications

You want to hit the ground running on Day 1; you take ownership of your work and can work independently.

You’ve designed web applications and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs.

You know the fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming using Java, C++ (or equivalent); familiarity with additional development tools such as JUnit, Maven & Jenkins is a plus.

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.

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.

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.