Senior Software Engineer


March 25, 2021

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462, US

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: The Global Merchant Lending (GML) team is responsible for building PayPal’s Working Capital and Business Loan products that have already originated more than $15 Billion in funding to over 300,000 businesses. We call it “Dream Fuel”. GML products give businesses access to the capital they need, but faster and easier than traditional loans. The impact we have on our customers’ businesses is what drives us to innovate.
Job Description:
Job Description:
With us, you will enjoy designing technical solutions and working with stakeholders to ensure we develop the correct product for the job at hand. You will make key technical decisions and communicate them effectively. You will execute the implementation of those solutions in an agile environment. We have a passion for quality and writing clean, solid code that scales and performs well. We are looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability.
You will work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop systems powering the top growth opportunity in PayPal.
The successful candidate will perform the following activities:
  • Develop, grow, and be part of our high-performing software engineering organization, and be a hands-on technology expert.
  • Collaborate, collaborate, collaborate. Back-end services work requires you to be an intermediary between stakeholders so effective communication is essential.
  • Use software development tools, techniques, and processes to design, develop and deliver robust software.
  • Use Agile/Scrum methodology along with waterfall/SDLC techniques to ensure that projects are completed in alignment with scope and schedule.
  • Enable and empower teams to build and deploy high-quality software on a regular and frequent basis.
  • Ensure appropriate design, implementation, testing, delivery, and support of our systems.
  • Drive a culture of obsession around customer focus and delivering a great online customer experience.
  • Be an evangelist and driver for technology innovations.
  • Use data to make decisions and help others to do the same.
  • Communicate clearly with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Facilitate fun team building activities that re-enforce our culture.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related major
  • 5+ years of object-oriented software development (Java or C# preferred), possibly including a Graduate degree
  • 3+ years of experience designing, developing, and testing RESTful APIs
  • Experience doing development for large projects in a team environment
  • High accountability around software ownership including long-term architecture, hygiene, SDLC process, quality, and technical debt
  • Understand the concepts around concurrency and transactions
  • Experience working with SQL databases
  • Experience with test frameworks such as TestNG, Mockito, Nunit, etc.
  • Experience with build tools like Maven or Nuget
  • Understanding of Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Familiarity with AWS offerings
  • Strong programming fundamentals and analytical skills
  • Sharp learning curve and open to learn/work in new technologies
  • Experience with application profiling and tuning
  • Good communication and team building 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.