Senior Software Engineer
PayPal Inc.

San Jose, California

Posted in Financial Services

$72,700.00 - $176,000.00 per year

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Job Info

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to revolutionize commerce globally to make moving money, selling and shopping, personalized and secure.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role:
The primary role of the Sr Software Engineer is to design, develop and test high throughput mid tier distributed payments platform. Also develop efficient, elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction.

Meet our team:
"TOP - Transaction Orchestration & Planning" team is responsible for building highly performant, scalable orchestration & planning platform that enables PayPal customers an efficient way to fund their transactions. Our dedicated team is passionately committed to design, develop, and enhance services that are called across every interaction between PayPal and its users and partners. Our solutions must scale across billions of such interactions, To achieve this, we are always looking at advances in technology and science and tying those back to business needs.

Job Description:

Your Way to Impact:

  • Your work will directly contribute to PayPal's overarching mission of revolutionizing commerce globally. By building, enhancing, and scaling the back-end applications that underpin our payment experiences, you will be a key player in enabling seamless and innovative financial services for our customers worldwide. Your efforts in developing high-quality, secure, and performant software solutions will not only improve user experiences but also drive the financial inclusion and flexibility that is critical in today's digital economy.
  • You will own the design, implementation, and delivery of solutions, scaling the platform for increased traffic to support our business growth.
Your Day to Day:
  • You will be partnering with Payment teams, Data architecture teams and Product teams to deliver best in class product.
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy robust software solutions using Java, ensuring high performance, security, and scalability.
  • Independently work on multiple product features, utilizing your technical expertise to propose innovative solutions for both new and existing functionalities, informed by a growing understanding of our products and the business domain.
  • Manage your own project deliverables, timelines, and priorities, effectively balancing multiple tasks to meet project deadlines and performance targets.
  • Drive operational excellence by optimizing processes and workflows for enhanced productivity and efficiency.
  • Actively engage in design and code reviews, providing constructive feedback to peers and incorporating feedback into your own work to maintain high standards of code quality and functionality.
  • Mentor and train new team members, sharing your knowledge and experience to help onboard them onto the team quickly and efficiently, fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
  • Champion clean code principles, ensuring adherence to best practices.

What You Need to Bring:
  • Master's degree or Bachelor's degree in Computer science with a minimum of 4+ years of experience in software development building large scale enterprise applications.
  • Proficiency in Java programming, with hands-on experience in Java, J2EE, and the Spring framework.
  • Experience developing large-scale applications, microservices, and REST APIs.
  • Experience working with relational databases like Oracle.
  • Strong understanding of data-intensive application design and architecture principles.
  • Solid grasp of object-oriented design principles, data structures, algorithms, SQL/NoSQL databases, and operating systems.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for debugging complex issues.
  • Identify Performance bottlenecksand usegood coding patternsto avoid them.
  • Experience with test automation: TDD,unit/integration/functionaltesting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Highly flexible, able to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines to execute well in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving organization.

Additional Job Description:

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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PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is
$72700 to $176000

Our 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

Who We Are:
Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has been revolutionizing commerce globally for more than 25 years. Creating innovative experiences that make moving money, selling, and shopping simple, personalized, and secure, PayPal empowers consumers and businesses in approximately 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit , https://about.pypl.comand

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

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