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: We are looking for a talented software engineer to help us strengthen our world class risk prevention and mitigation systems in order to successfully combat cybercrime. The P2P team is responsible for fraud detection, risk management and regulatory compliance services across PayPal, specializing in money movement between users. We facilitate this money movement by designing, implementing, and supporting systems that detect patterns that might indicate fraudulent activity when users use PayPal to send money. In this versatile role, you will be responsible for helping shape the future of mission critical risk systems by using a combination of analytical, technical, and communication skills. You will be collaborating closely with engineering, product and operations to design and develop features for our highly complex and heavily distributed risk environment. Our engineers build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a deep understanding of business processes.
Own implementation of a module/application/product
- Participate complex architectural discussions that involve multiple systems within a large, distributed architecture
- Identify any product/functionality gaps and collaborate internal product and technology teams to define the necessary development to support solution delivery.
- Drive integration efforts and lead critical work streams of strategic initiatives sponsored by senior executives
- Drive engineering excellency through CI/CD/test automation
- Engineer stable, performant systems by proactively discovering and mitigating production issues
- Drive engineering excellency by creating reusable, production-ready frameworks
Produce code that is sufficiently supported by unit tests
Develop and maintain technical documentation related to the project
Participate in demonstration of completed work to stakeholders
Support adjacent teams by providing technical documentation and answering questions
Participate in peer code reviews
Participate fully in all scrum team activities
Database design, programming, tuning and query optimization.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent experience).
Expert knowledge in Java, Spring framework, REST
Experience with version control systems (e.g. GIT)
Experience asynchronous patterns and messaging frameworks (e.g. Kafka)
Experience in various architecture design patterns, design and implementation of Financial Systems/Platforms.
Expertise in designing for reliability, availability, scalability and performance in highly regulated Financial Services industry preferred.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to create structure and drive progress in an ambiguous environment
Demonstrated ability to scope, create and successfully deploy new strategy/ initiatives / capabilities
Experience to interact with engineering teams from multiple locations and time zones
Strong applied experience. You’ve built, broken, and rebuilt software applications. We’re looking for creative thinkers who also know how to create real-world products.
Competent in software engineering tools (e.g. Java build tools) and best practices (e.g. unit testing, test automation, continuous integration, etc.).
Should have good written and verbal communication skills.
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.