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Backend-Java Engineer
Posted on 5/3/2022
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
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  • Exhibit strong leadership and exceptional technical skills, hands on programming skills
  • Experience in refactoring existing code base and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite
  • Ability to comprehend, assess and design complex systems by working independently
  • Experience designing systems spanning multiple domains
  • Strong Object-oriented programming skills and expertise in Java/J2EE
  • Experience in architecting large scale distributed data systems considering scalability, reliability, security, performance, and flexibility
  • Strong working experience and exposure to one or few of the following: node.js, Python or scala
  • Experience with REST API's, Web Services, Unit Testing and build tools
  • Working experience with databases such as MSSQL/ Oracle etc
  • Experience in distributed data processing and data analysis, and distributed messaging systems such as Kafka
  • BSCS plus 12+ years / MSCS plus 10 years of experience in software design, development and architecture
  • Demonstrate a customer centric mindset as part of day-day work
  • Lead the design and development of high impact payments initiatives for PayPal
  • Actively work towards developing products that meet high standards of security, scalability, performance and reliability
  • Act as a bridge between product and technology teams and marry business needs with technology solves
  • Work closely with the solutions architect, engineering leaders and the engineering teams across different PayPal properties, to deliver solutions for the customers
  • Be a hands-on individual contributor, who can design solutions, code them, as well as review the deliverables of other team members
  • Work closely with our integration teams and merchant partners to arrive at best in class payments experiences for our merchants
  • Research, assess, and recommend external technologies and products for their applicability to complex project requirements and contribute to the development of new company concepts
  • Collaborate with core platform and infrastructure teams to satisfy the infrastructure needs for payments solutions
  • As the market and customer needs evolve, be able to challenge status quo and evolve the platform to be future-ready at all times
  • Understand the payments business and how technology decisions impact the business
  • Sense evolving business trends and translate them into needs into technology solves
  • Represent the company in external industry and academic forums
  • The role may require an annual travel of 2-3 weeks to our engineering centers world-wide
Desired Qualifications
  • Exposure and Understanding of NoSQL databases and micro services is a plus

10,001+ employees

Platform for online money transfers
Company Overview
PayPal is committed to our mission to democratize financial services for people all over the world. The company operates a global payments platform to help create a worldwide network of good.
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  • Stock Purchase Plans
  • Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
  • Stock Awards
  • Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Four Weeks Paid Sabbatical for every Five Years of Service
  • Educational and Professional Development benefits
  • Matching Gifts & Volunteerism Opportunities
  • Matching Gifts
  • Skills-Based Volunteering
  • Green Teams
  • GIVE Teams
Company Values
  • Inclusion - Respect and value uniqueness and diversity of thought. We’re talking everyone, everywhere, at all times, regardless of background, level or circumstance. Ideas are richer and execution is stronger when everyone feels included.
  • Innovation - Create amazing experiences for our customers – whether merchant, consumer or the PayPal community. Think differently, look end-to-end and practice empathy by putting yourself in our customers’ shoes.
  • Collaboration - Work as a team, drive ownership and accountability, make decisions and get results. Foster trust, have integrity, champion each other and have each others’ backs. Eradicate silos and win as a team.
  • Wellness - Care for and actively support each other’s well-being. Create a super energizing workplace that brings out the best in our employees by nourishing our mental, physical and emotional balance.