PayPal

Software Engineer 2-2

PayPal

July 22, 2021


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 392 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: Front End Dev
Job Description:
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 392 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.
Identity Platform team is at the forefront of changing the fabric of modern authentication by delivering a modern, secure, extensible authentication platform which allows PayPal users to securely authenticate to any application, using any authentication method and on any device. This platform processes millions of login requests and billions of authorization requests each day, enabling PayPal and its partners to rapidly innovate on new payment scenarios and enable new experiences. In particular, we are augmenting the team with highly skilled and enthusiastic engineers to assist with unlocking potential for our adjacencies using the power of a single INC level identity. As an Identity Engineer in our development team, you will be responsible for the design, development and quality delivery of the platform web services and infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a customer centric mindset as part of day-day work.
  • Ensure that the design and implementation adheres to defined specs and processes.
  • Own end-to-end quality of deliverables during all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Understand technical designs by working within PayPal’s cross-functional technology team.
  • Collaborate between business, product and technology in the process of understanding the requirement and coming up with implementation options
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and manage continuously changing business needs

Personal Traits
  • Be a quick learner undaunted by complex systems.
  • Take risks and thrive in an environment of constant change.
  • Contributed to building the complete life cycle of transaction processing preferably in payments domain
  • Experience in refactoring existing code base and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
  • Ability to hit the ground running from day 1 working on various systems and working independently.
  • Exposure and participation in tech events, hackathons, contributions to open source, authoring of blogs and active participation in online tech forums is a plus.

Technical Hands-on Skills
  • Deep working expertise with JavaScript and server side JavaScript framework such as NodeJS
  • Expertise and work experience with client side JavaScript framework such as (React, Redux, Angular etc.)
  • Expertise in high level design and translating them into detailed design artifacts.
  • Experience with web front end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap
  • Ability to drive projects independently.
  • Knowledge or experience in mobile application development is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of the full development life cycle
  • Passion for designing and engineering rich user interfaces
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Hands-on knowledge of version control systems such as GIT
  • Ability to think logically, diagnose/triage

Education & Work qualifications
  • Bachelor/Master of CS or equivalent
  • 5 plus years of experience in software development

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.