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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
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.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role As a Software Engineer in PayPal’s Financial Instrument (FI) team, you will help design and build robust products to support PayPal’s existing digital wallet products. You will leverage your expertise and experience to design and build systems that further PayPal’s goal of bringing best in class customer experience to provides global payment acceptance solutions to all merchant/partner segments at PayPal. Meet our team Financial Instrument team maintains the digital wallet of all PayPal users. The team is responsible for lifecycle and management of all payment methods used within PayPal. The team is part of PayPal Payments organization and plays core part in processing all transactions of PayPal. At Payments organization, we are a supportive, forward-thinking community of customer-centric technologists. We celebrate our successes, learn from our challenges, and always keep pushing forward. Whether we're brainstorming the next big feature, tackling complex technical challenges, or sharing insights from our latest project, there's a shared sense of purpose and excitement for what we're building. Together, we share a common goal; to build seamless, secure, and scalable solutions that empower individuals and businesses around the globe.

Job Description:
Your way to impact

Looking for technically strong candidate, with hands on development experience in Java, who is self-motivated, team player, with curiosity to learn and grow, exhibiting strong resolve and challenge the status quo, to strive for excellence in everything they do, with good professional and academic track record to be part of a team that deals with most innovative payments processing team that deals transactions at scale.

Your day to day

  • Develops efficient, elegant, clean, reusable code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction.
  • Mentor other engineers and developers by providing technical and business-related guidance and resources;
  • Deliver quality solutions on schedule.
  • Create / Review well-articulated, detailed design documents.
  • Provides recognized technical and business leadership and can provide deep technical support across a range of functionality.
  • Manages workload and other assignments efficiently while being able to resolve time-critical situations reliably and professionally.
  • Participates in the development of tools, systems and processes aimed at improving product supportability or overall support productivity.

What Do You Need To Bring
  • 5+ years of good experience in developing large scale enterprise applications, primarily with JAVA with hands on experience in RDBMS and NoSQL databases.
  • Good experience in developing large scale applications JAVA, Spring Core and Spring Batch, with good hands-on exposure to SQL and NoSQL technologies, good understanding of relational and free form databases, including strong data architecture and SQL/PL-SQL development skills
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles.
  • Intermediate level understanding of designing and developing data intensive applications and architecting them for scalability and availability.
  • Developing high traffic backend services, with low latency and designing them for scale.
  • Experience applying software design patterns, data structures, algorithms.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience collaborating with business users to define the key business requirements and translate them into process/technical solutions
  • Knowledge on scripting languages like Unix Shell, Perl, Python is a plus
  • Experience in application performance fine tuning is a plus.
  • Experience with unit testing using Junit and writing functional testing.
  • Experience using industry standard software development tools (IDE / Version Control / Continuous Integration)
  • Strong debugging and problem resolution skills
  • Expertise in online payments and related domains is a plus
  • Focuses on test driven development and automation.
  • Believes in Agile development and are comfortable with SCRUM process.
  • Refactor existing codebase and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
  • Identify Performance bottlenecks and use good coding patterns to avoid them.
  • You’re a strong advocate of good coding standards and preach code-coverage tools like Sonar.
  • We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

REQ ID R0113356