At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.
Does it excite you to work on systems that process billions of dollars in payments per year in 195+ countries? How about making an impact on 250+ million PayPal users around the world? PayPal Core Payment Platform team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate back end engineer in the Data team. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building performance efficient, highly scalable, configurable and available systems. You will work in an agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering excellence.
Design, develop and test high throughput back-end systems
Develop efficient, elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction
Passionate about low latency systems
Ability to deal with high volume data
Continuously look for opportunities for performance tuning
Collaborate with other engineers, architects and DBAs
Collaborate with Product Managers
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 distributed services for customers
You want to hit the ground running on Day 1; you take ownership of your work and can work independently.
You’ve designed and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs, SPRING Framework.
You know the fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming using Java, C++; 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. Good hands on experience in RDBMS databases.
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.
5+ years of industry experience working on large scale systems
BE or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
Experience with HTTP, REST API’s and competent designing and building web services/micro-services in a commercial setting.
Proficient in back-end development using Java EE technologies (e.g. restful services, spring stack development)
Experience using SQL and NoSQL database technologies
Competent in software development tools (e.g. Java build tools, GiT, GitHub, PR reviews, Git branching strategies, Maven) and best practices (e.g. unit testing, test automation, continuous integration, etc.).
Strong foundational knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms, SQL/NoSQL.
Excellent communications skills both written and verbal.
For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.