Staff Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • IL-Chicago
  • 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:
What you need to know about the role

Venmo is looking for a Staff Software engineer (backend) to join the team to deliver high quality, secure products to millions of users. As an engineer on the Checkout Commerce team, you will be primarily responsible for feature development that help us monetize Venmo platform through products like Venmo Pay, Venmo QRC, Venmo Payouts etc. You should be comfortable with working with cross functional teams to deliver projects. You should excel at planning, developing and testing your code as well supporting members of the team with code reviews and technical guidance.

Meet our team

The Checkout Commerce team help us monetize Venmo platform through products like Venmo Pay, Venmo QRC, Venmo Payouts etc. We work with cross functional teams to deliver projects. We focus on the Customer Loyalty and Engagement features.Job Description:
Your way to impact
As an engineer on the Checkout Commerce team, you will be primarily responsible for end to end feature development that help us monetize Venmo platform through products like Venmo Pay, Venmo QRC, Venmo Payouts etc.
Your day to day
In your day to day role you will be:
Designing architecture for Venmo Check out Commerce features.
Collaborating with other teams to ensure a high quality and timely delivery of the features.
Mentoring and coaching other team members on Engineering practices.
Responsible to ensure technical document is up to date.

What do you need to bring
5+ years of experience in software development using Python, Django, MySQL, AWS etc or equivalent.
Drive engineering effort(s) and takes ownership of multiple larger project features, modules, or services.
Provides technical leadership for a team with limited guidance from management or senior teammates.
Deliver high quality code on time and follow our SDLC process
Interact with various engineering and non-engineering teams to significantly drive faster iteration and experimentation .
Break down monolithic backend systems down to distributed scalable, resilient services/systems.
Scale our distributed services architecture to support growth while maintaining performance and reliability

**We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don’t hesitate to apply.
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0Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com
Who We Are:
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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.
As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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