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Senior Software Engineer - Java

Company: PayPal
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

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- As a software engineer on the Credit Platform team, you will help build and enhance a suite of tools that allow our US and international Credit customers to apply for and use credit.

Job Description:

Your way to impact

We need you to assist us in developing high-quality, high-performing, secure applications and participate in all aspects of application development including design, coding, security, testing, and production releases. You will be delivering new features, reacting to customer feedback, helping to ensure quality, working closely with our product team, and ensuring compliance. This will include developing new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for our Java REST services, JMS daemons, and batch jobs. You'll work closely with our Product team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch. Furthermore, you will participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge and collaborate with other teams across Credit to ensure transparency and effective delivery.

Your day to day

Design, develop, test, and release software using Java in a Linux/Unix environment.

Work on multiple product features without guidance. Propose technical solutions for new and revised features based on an emerging understanding of the product and business domain.

Manage individual project timelines, priorities, and delivery.

Actively participate in design and code reviews.

Train staff new to the team.

What you need to bring

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.

3 years of software development experience with an object-oriented programming language comparable to Java, C++, Python, C#, or Ruby.

Knowledge of data structures, object-oriented design, algorithms, exception handling, and troubleshooting.

Experience working with large-scale, highly available, and distributed systems.

Experience developing automated unit, integration, and functional test suites.

Experience writing SQL and implementing database design.

A habit of continuous learning and motivation for self-improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

Good Java skills with knowledge of JVM fundamentals and Java best practices.

Experience with common Java APIs and frameworks including Spring, Hibernate, JPA, and JMS.

Experience with RESTful web services and SOA/microservices concepts, and RESTful API design.

Experience with the Maven build tool.

Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts and build tools.

Knowledge or experience with containers, cloud infrastructure, and DevOps patterns.

Familiarity with Linux commands and scripting.

**We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

Colorado Only : The pay range for this position is as mentioned below per year, plus annual bonus. We take into consideration an individual's background and experience in determining final salary. All PayPal employees are shareholders in our Company, so equity is part of our total compensation plan. This role is also eligible for health insurance, stock purchase plans, retirement savings benefits, stock awards, life insurance and disability benefits, and paid time off for sick leave, parental leave, vacation and PTO. To learn more visit This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location.Colorado Salary in USD : $115600 - $142800

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:

To learn more about our culture and community visit

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 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

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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