Senior Software Engineer

Paypal Montgomery , AL 36101

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.

Job Description Summary:

The Platform team supports internal developers and business units utilizing the PayPal platform. Focused on overall performance, support and capacity of the platform which houses over 30K applications. PayPal's large-scale platform runs at peak efficiency, requiring optimum performance and security. The team works closely with the open source community to enhance key components suiting PayPal requirements.

Job Description:

Job Description:

Your Way to Impact:

  • You'll be integral in helping implement the next generation cloud platform

  • Your impact will serve millions of customers worldwide and help process billions of dollars in payments

Your Day to Day:

  • You'll be helping Implement next generation cloud platforms in a hybrid cloud setting to support teams to scale their applications

  • You'll help drive solutions and implementation leveraging different open source distributed systems, drive adoption and deliver a complete product

  • You'll help build creative, brand new solutions from scratch and help operate the platform

  • You'll work with the cross platform team to develop or enhance the offered product or service

  • You'll spend time understanding requirements, coming up with solutions, designing and vetting prior to putting together an implementation plan

What You Need to Bring:

  • At least 3+ years of programming experience with Go, Python, Java or C/C++ is required (Go strongly preferred)

  • Systems Knowledge - experience working on or operating close to the system layer is required

  • General fundamentals or understanding of docker/container platforms and technology (run times, network, storage)

  • Experience with Zookeeper/etcd/consul highly preferred

  • Experience with cluster managers highly preferred (Mesos, Kubernetes, docker, swarm, Mesos/K8 is a big plus)

  • Knowledge of distributed systems principles

  • Linux/system knowledge

  • A BS/MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is preferred but not required

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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