Infrastructure Engineer

Paypal Jefferson City , MO 65102

Posted 2 months ago


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.

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Job Description Summary:

As an Infrastructure Engineer on theBraintreePlatform team, you will be responsible for buildingthe next generation platform for our payments in the cloud. You will build & maintain large production grade distributed systems while working with our customers to resolve their day-to-day problems.

Job Description:

About Us:

Braintree lets you move money from one place to another safely and securely. Every time you pay for an Uber ride, book a stay through Airbnb, or pay with PayPal when you check out online, you're probably using our product. It sounds complex (and it is), but we make it so simple you can't tell we're there. We solve world-scale problems and provide opportunities to match. We build diverse teams that recognize our strengths and allow us to work on our weaknesses. You bring skills and a relentless focus on the customer, and we'll provide the support you need to do the best work of your life.

Check us out: GitHub | Blog | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | The Muse | Glassdoor

The Team:

Our focus is teaming with smart engineers who are passionate about their craft and excited to build software for our unique solutions in the space.

At Braintree, developers have the chance to work on various teams and stacks. Although most of our software is written in Ruby, we believe in using the best tool for the job. For example, we've written data platforms in Clojure, payment gateways in Java, and contextual commerce in Python. Here's more:

  • Communication is key to our process, and we don't want to hinder it with walls. Many teams program in pairs, which means you always have another set of eyes to help you.

  • We practice test-driven development and believe that it helps us deliver simple solutions focused on real customer needs. We have no QA department - developers test, release and monitor their own code.

  • We keep the team in sync with daily stand-ups and have regular retrospectives to discuss things that are going well and opportunities for improvements.

  • We value unique perspectives brought by diverse backgrounds and experiences. A broad range of ideas and perspectives help us to create the best possible product.

The Role:

As an Infrastructure Engineer on theBraintreePlatform team, you will be responsible for buildingthe next generation platform for our payments in the cloud. You will bemaking key technology decisions, building & maintaining large production grade distributed systems, working with our customers to resolve their day-to-day problems,andhelping mentor engineers.

  • Improve large-scale distributed systems, grow the scale of our platform, reduce complexity and burn down technical debt

  • Develop solutions forcustomer needs with an eye towards self-service products backed by efficient operations

  • Build key components of our platform via pair programming with other engineers

  • Collaborate with leadership, peers and customers to effectively to deliver solutions and projects

  • Support production systems 24/7 (One week in 2+ months - Team rotation based)

Role Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in Infrastructure Engineering

  • Design and Operational Experience with large scale production grade distributed systems

  • Good Linuxskills and understanding of operating systems

  • Experience building\maintaining largedistributed systems on one of the major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Experience with infrastructure code tooling such as Terraform & CloudFormation

  • Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Java, Ruby, Golang, or shell scripting


  • Open dev days: every two weeks we spend a day working on projects that interest us and help us expand our skills and knowledge

  • Participation in the technology community: we help cover travel and attendance costs for conferences, and we offer opportunities and tools for speaking.

  • Check out our Careers page for more company perks.

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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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 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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