Software Engineer 1


April 7, 2021

Timonium, MD 21093, 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: At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, processing almost 10 million payments for our customers per day. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. With our 157 million active digital wallets, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem people and businesses choose to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.
Job Description:
Job Description
The PayPal Credit team is looking for a self-motivated Node.js engineer to join the team and help build low-latency, high-throughput web applications to help us continue to grow the Credit portfolio globally. PayPal Credit is growing at an aggressive rate and is the top growth opportunity for the company. Through partnerships and optimizing our own in-house credit product, the Credit organization continues to be a major part of the PayPal business with revenue-generating projects that have a material impact to overall company performance.
Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Participate in development of web application enhancements
  • Implement shared components within the Node.JS and React frameworks
  • Implement automated unit and functional test cases
  • Work in an Agile environment with Software Engineers and Product Managers to collaborate in building the right solutions with the right implementation
  • Interact with a mentor that will help guide the design and implementation of a meaningful internship project

Job Requirements
  • Interest in user experience design / usability
  • Experience creating web user interfaces and addressing cross-browser issues
  • Exposure to front-end web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Exposure to Front-end framework (e.g. Angular, React, Backbone)
  • Exposure to Node.JS and server-side JavaScript capabilities
  • Exposure to Grunt or other build/packaging systems
  • Exposure to RESTful web services and SOA concepts
  • Exposure to automated testing concepts (e.g. unit testing, functional testing)
  • Understanding of source code control concepts and systems (e.g. Git, SVN)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team structure / Agile environment
  • Strong Problem-Solving 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.