Software Engineer – Front End

  • Full Time
  • Mexico
  • Mid Level


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:

You will play a pivotal role in designing and building the next generation of PayPal’s developer experience. You will be responsible for building and delivering features for PayPal’s Checkout JS SDK, maintaining and contributing to open source, evangelizing and engaging with external developers. We’re looking for someone who is eager to learn and able to master many technologies and has a strong focus on empathizing and understanding what developers need.

Our team is responsible for enabling millions of merchants around the world to accept payments within their mobile apps and websites. We always keep developers and their needs at the top of our mind and strive to provide the best-in-class developer experience. We are looking for a passionate, highly talented, self-driven, and proven Engineer to join our team! In this role, you will be developing and enabling new payment methods and features for PayPal’s Checkout JS SDK.

Job Description:

Your Way to Impact

Developing and enabling new payment methods and features through PayPal’s Checkout JS SDK.
Working with stakeholders across PayPal to create a simple, robust JS SDK that enables all PayPal has to offer.
Partnering closely with cross functional partners in design and product.
Providing feedback on code and contributing to architecture discussions.
Engaging with internal and external developers to better understand developer pain points and ways to improve the developer experience.
Your Day to Day


In your day-to-day role you will do a lot of open-source development as our SDKs are in public GitHub. We also contribute to other open-source projects. We own PayPal’s SDKs, which are the primary way for a merchant to accept payments in their Websites and Mobile apps. You will help create easy-to-use developer tools that supplement our SDKs and Integrations. We are focused on improving the developer experience by engaging with the external developer community, creating tutorials, blogs, and speaking at conferences.


What You Need to Bring

3+ years of work experience in developing Web and Node.js applications.
Experience in developer-facing products (e.g. SDKs, REST APIs, GraphQL) or products that enable third-party application development are great to have but not required.
Excited about our team’s focus on open source and improving developer experiences.
Experience working in an Agile environment.
Keep up to date on industry trends and technologies and apply them to our products.

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