Senior Back End Engineer

  • Full Time
  • WA-Other
  • Mid Level

Paypal

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

 

Job Description Summary:

Meet the Team:

At PayPal, our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 370+ million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways.

The PayPal Post Purchase team is passionate about providing maximum value to both consumers and merchants from the moment after a monetary transaction happens and on.We’re on a journey to create rich, innovative experiences that people can’t imagine shopping without. We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to work with us as we build this next generation of experiences.

Job Description:

Your Way To Impact And Day To Day:
Lead backend and API development by converting ideas, designs, and requirements into concrete, stable production builds
Actively participate in system architecture discussions and technical design reviews to ensure the scalability, reliability, and security of the Post Purchase systems
Enforce clean code and excellent coding practices by conducting thoughtful code reviews
Influence and mentor peers – both on your team and across PayPal
Work with product, project, and engineering teams to deliver products on schedule that solve customer problems
Collaborate with QA and other teams to resolve bugs
Develop and communicates technical processes, standards, and best practices to the team

What You Need To Bring:
4+ years of experience developing, testing, and maintaining web backends and API’s.
Expertise in multiple server-side languages such as Java or Node
Familiarity with relational and non-relational database technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MongoDB.
Built modern, resilient and operationally sane backend systems exemplifying industry
standards (HTTP REST, GraphQL, Serverless, SOA,etc).
Experience with a version control system.
Implemented queue basedsystems and knows when to reach for a polling or pub/sub solution. Also knows how to tune the appropriate tool to work optimally for the situation.
A strong belief that data is an essential tool to drive ideal solutions.
Experience monitoring production systems and swiftly remedying any issues that occur.
A desire to ship world class code daily.
Worked closely with Product, UX, and business teams in the past and understands the important of great collaboration and communication
Experience with all phases of product development lifecycle, including requirements definition, specifications, development, test, product release, and sustaining engineering.

Bonus Points If You Have:
Solid knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Interest in finance, e-commerce, or logistics.

Diversity

We believe we work more productively, and our jobs are more enjoyable, when our team includes members with a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. We take all reasonable steps to seek out candidates with diverse experience and ensure our work environment is welcoming and respectful for everyone on our team.

Benefits

As part of PayPal, you’ll receive world class benefits, including:
Unlimited PTO
Medical, dental, and vision (80% of premiums for you and your dependents)
Wellness Days
Employee Resource Programs
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Paid parental leave
401K Matching

To apply for this job please visit paypal.eightfold.ai.