Senior Software Engineer
Location:
San Jose , California
Posted:
September 10, 2017
Reference:
R0017485
Job Description
We are creating a world where 'payments' is synonymous with PayPal. The PayPal Platform is a suite of web services, which are used by internal and external developers to enable payments anytime, anywhere and anyway. The Platform processes billions of requests
each month, and enables PayPal and its partners to rapidly innovate on new payment scenarios and enable new experiences. Therefore, the evolution of the Platform is integral to PayPal's long-term strategy.
As an engineer in our development team you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the web services supporting PayPal APIs and user experiences on various channels (web, mobile, etc.), as well as integrations with partners. You will work closely
with product and experience and/or integration teams to understand the developer needs and deliver the APIs that meets their needs

We are creating a world where 'payments' is synonymous with PayPal. The PayPal Platform is a suite of web services, which are used by internal and external developers to enable payments anytime, anywhere and anyway. The Platform processes billions of requests
each month, and enables PayPal and its partners to rapidly innovate on new payment scenarios and enable new experiences. Therefore, the evolution of the Platform is integral to PayPal's long-term strategy.

As an engineer in our development team you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the web services supporting PayPal user experiences on various channels (web, mobile, etc.), as well as integrations with partners. You will work closely with
product and experience and/or integration teams to understand the developer needs and deliver the API that meets their needs

Essential Job Expectations
  • Experience in developing software for distributed systems with high performance, scalability and availability
  • Own and drive development and delivery of features in the API
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to engineers within the team
  • Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You have a bias towards action and results

Qualifications
  • 4+ years software development experience
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree required. MS preferred
  • Experience in developing high performance, scalable and available web services using J2EE and frameworks such as RestEasy, Spring, Apache CXF and Jersey
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design and design patterns, and programming skills
  • Experience in designing, developing and delivering software and/or platforms used by other developers,
  • Good understanding of web services and SOA related standards like REST/OAuth/JSON and SOAP/WSDL.
  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages, especially Java.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills



A little about us:
Help us reinvent money. At PayPal, we're looking for global thinkers who can invent new ways to make money safe and accessible for people everywhere.

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