Front End Software Engineer


Who we are: 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 375 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.
Job Description Summary: PayPal Global Merchant Lending products play a vital role in fulfilling PayPal’s mission to democratize financial services. Within the Global Merchant Lending team, we are striving to re-imagine our credit products to provide fair, fast and flexible products that responsibly enable our customers and business owners to meet their financial goals.
Job Description:
We are seeking a front-end software engineer to help us design and build PayPal products that give merchants a delightful online experience. As a member of our product development team you will play a meaningful role in developing applications for new and existing PayPal customers to apply for business credit. You will obtain practical work experience in high-traffic critical applications, learn about PayPal business, and receive mentorship and training opportunities.
The Day to Day:

  • Write code! Build and support web applications to help customers apply for and PayPal Credit.

  • Collaborate with the team in an agile environment to deliver innovative, quality code iteratively.

  • Care deeply about code craftspersonship and quality, bringing an enthusiasm for using the best practices of scalability, accessibility, maintenance, and testing into everyday development.

  • Partner regularly with design and product to build great customer experiences.


  • Ability and desire to do great software engineering: You are doing it now, and your background shows you will pick up quickly what you have not already learned.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a professional team: 2 years of experience as a software engineer would be an easy way to check this box, but not the only way.

  • Passionate about customer experience, with the understanding of business impact to drive the system improvements.

  • Background in JavaScript/Node and RESTful APIs, and experience with modern web front-end technologies such as React or Angular.

  • Public GitHub presence is a plus.

  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering is desired.

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.