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Senior Software Engineer

PayPal Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Onsite) Full-Time
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 role is for an experienced software engineer working on building futuristic and delightful payment platform features and experiences for PayPal's diverse customer base across the globe. The role will involve working with business teams, product teams, architects and engineers located across our global offices. We are looking for a Java Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

Meet Our Team:

You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. We have opportunities in a wide range of areas including development, design, search, platform, test, quality, big data, front end and back end. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, design your changes, implement and test your changes, push to live, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world’s largest e-commerce and payments websites at a scale only a few companies can match.

Job Description:

Your way to Impact:

Looking for technically strong candidate, with hands on development experience in JAVA, who is self-motivated, team player, with curiosity to learn and grow, exhibiting strong resolve and challenge the status quo, to strive for excellence in everything they do, with good professional and academic track record to be part of a team that deals with most innovative payments processing team that deals transactions at scale. 

Your day to day:

  • Designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance 

  • Contributing in all phases of the software development lifecycle 

  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code 

  • Interact with other teams across the system software stack to clearly communicate and express your requirements and design 

What you need to bring:

  • 5+ years of experience developing software, primarily with Java/J2EE technologies 

  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles 

  • Perform high-quality software analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance for the PayPal core technology platform 

  • Solid CS fundamentals is a must. (Data structures, Algorithms, OS, Databases). 

  • Technologically savvy with excellent communication and technical skills. 

  • Expert-level knowledge on RESTful APIs & Fundamentals of Web. 

  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills 

  • Can-do attitude while solving difficult problems spanning across multiple teams 

  • Focus on automation, and test-driven development 

  • Ability to work with teams in remote locations to complete assigned tasks. 

  • Ability to create test plans, test cases and track resolution of software defects. 

  • Able to evangelize innovations, through prototyping or other means and typically finds solutions to the most challenging framework level bugs and issues. 

  • Passionate about developing frameworks, reusable code, wants to make a difference. 

  • Self-motivated and fully committed dynamic individual with ability to adapt and adjust to fast-paced environment 

  • Experience with Source-code control systems. 

  • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), including strong data architecture and SQL development skills 

  • Experience with unit testing tools 

  • Experience using industry standard software development tools (IDE / Version Control / Continuous Integration) 

  • Experience with Agile Software Development Experience with load and performance testing best practices. 

  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum environments. 

  • Experience in Unix based development environment (Unix, Shell, Perl, Python) is a plus 

  • Expertise in online payments and related domains is a plus 

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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.

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  ,   and  .

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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