PayPal

Staff Software Engineer

PayPal

March 30, 2021

Austin, TX 78729, 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 Regulatory Platform Technology team within Compliance Platforms is responsible for implementing global regulatory policies and safeguarding our payments ecosystem. Our platforms scale across millions of interactions, working with petabyte-plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real time and yet providing high availability and configurability to the business. To achieve this, we are always looking at ways to leverage the advances in technology and science to address our business needs. We are looking for strong technologists who are passionate to solve large scale highly complex computer engineering problems, in a repeatable and maintainable way. You will build strong competencies in data structures and algorithms, along with a technical fascination for how everything ties together. Our tech stack is Java / Kafka / Spark / Oracle / React / Key Value stores.
Job Description:
Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for practicing technical design, developing new functionality and maintaining existing components.
  • Deep dive into PayPal’s world class compliance systems and algorithms and work side by side with data scientists and analysts on data centric analytic solutions.
  • Contribute to PayPal’s efforts to fight against regulatory violations globally using advanced algorithms and technology, while deploying the code you develop into PayPal’s live systems
  • Design and implement highly available and scalable backend software components in Java
  • Develop automated tests and deliver high quality code to production within a short development cycle in the Continuous Integration and delivery environment.
  • Conduct design and code reviews, fix bugs, and resolve production issues
  • Work effectively with globally distributed teams in multiple time zones.

Job Requirements:
  • Solid foundational knowledge of computer engineering and intellectual curiosity to understand the business.
  • Strong OOP skills, ability to analyze requirements and prepare design.
  • Passion for developing robust, scalable software systems.
  • At least 8 years solid server-side development with Java.
  • Solid knowledge of basic algorithms.
  • Experience working with relational databases.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, can-do attitude and an affinity to embrace challenges
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, team player, ability to multi-task.
  • Experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit and functional testing

Nice to have:
  • Experience working in Java, Spark, Front-end technologies like React.JS and Node.JS

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.