Senior Software Engineer

Paypal Montgomery , AL 36101

Posted 1 week 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 lead Software Engineer, you will join and support the team of capacity analysts managing the capacity of PayPal site applications and services. Our product owners and operations team rely on our analysis and forecasts to ensure our customers have the best payments experience we can provide.

Job Description:

Your way to impact

Site Scale Analytics at PayPal forecast and manage the site capacity used by over 1700 application services. Our analytics engine executes to create the analysis and forecasting of capacity for these services. Accurate and timely forecasting of application service capacity requirements supports both the responsiveness and availability of our customer experience, as well as optimizing our compute consumption to manage costs. You will take lead on development, evolution, and support of the application set supporting these critical site operational characteristics.

Your day to day

In your day to day role you will

  • Take lead on engineering and strategic planning for the applications and Java code implementing our capacity forecast service

  • Collaborate with peer organizations and teams to gather requirements and provide solutions for key business initiatives

  • Engage with and support the capacity analysts working with our team

What you need to bring

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 4 years of software engineering experience OR Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field with 7 years of software engineering experience.

  • Strong Java 8 and Microservices development experience.

  • Good hands-on experience in Oracle and MySQL RDBMS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Creativity, problem solving skills, and flexibility to meet the needs of a dynamic and rapidly changing environment

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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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:

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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

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