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Staff Front-end Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
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:
This is a Staff Front-End Engineer position supporting the Merchant Platform

Job Description:
What you need to know about the role:

Meet our team:

Merchant Engineering’s mission is to simplify commerce by providing a one-stop payment platform for all customer segments.

We are the customer-facing teams within Product and Platform Engineering building the touchpoints that interact with our customers across all stacks (PayPal, Braintree and Hyperwallet), across all channels (online and in-store, web and mobile) for our Merchants.

Within Commerce Solutions and Services, PayPal’s Merchant Engineering team is looking for a talented front-end engineer with strong application engineering fundamentals and JavaScript programming experience to design and build solutions supporting our merchant engagement strategy.

Every day we come to work looking to develop innovative solutions that deliver high customer value on a scale. If you are excited about solving hard problems for our customers, working with a passionate and dedicated engineering team, and are focused on constant improvement as an engineer then please apply!

Your Way to Impact:

You will be responsible for Developing efficient, elegant, clean, reusable code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction. Mentor other engineers and developers by providing technical and business-related guidance and resources; Should exhibit ownership and Deliver quality solutions on schedule. Will be responsible to create / Review well-articulated, detailed design documents.

Your Day to Day:

  • Partner closely with product managers, designers, analysts, and other engineers to build innovative solutions
  • Participate in architectural discussions to improve our tech stack
  • Evangelize best practices and produce innovative solutions to improve our quality and excellence initiatives
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to make collaboration better between different teams
  • Deliver high-quality and maintainable code using test-driven methodologies
  • Monitor and maintain critical applications, services, and products
  • Mentor and train new team members, sharing your knowledge and experience to help onboard them onto the team quickly and efficiently, fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement.

What you need to bring to the role:

  • BS/MS degree, preferably in a Computer Science or related field
  • Proficient with Functional and Object-Oriented JavaScript/TypeScript/ES6+coding
  • 5+ Years' experience working Experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks such as React and Angular
  • Deep familiarity with JavaScript and server-side JavaScript frameworks such as NodeJS
  • Experience with remote data via RESTful APIs (Application Programming Interface) and JSON
  • Good knowledge of testing frameworks and deployment techniques.
  • Hand-on experience in leveraging languages like Typescript for developing Graphql APIs
  • Intermediate level Understanding of Java, Spring, REST API and Messaging Architectures like ActiveMQ/Kafka . ( Experience in development is a plus )
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles.
  • Intermediate level understanding of designing and developing data intensive applications, and architecting them for scalability and availability.
  • Demonstrated ability to scope, create and successfully deploy new strategy/ initiatives / capabilities.
  • Experience applying software design patterns, data structures, algorithms.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong debugging and problem resolution skills
  • Focuses on test driven development and automation.
  • Experience collaborating with business users to define the key business requirements and translate them into process/technical solutions.
  • Experience developing automated unit, integration, and functional tests,
  • Experience in performance aspects like caching, code splitting, lazy loading, pagination, etc & Security aspects like authentication, CORS, xss.
  • Passion for designing and engineering rich user interfaces.
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Ability to think logically, diagnose/triage, and make decisions
  • Bias towards action, driven to execute and follow through
  • Experience to interact with engineering teams from multiple geo-locations.
  • Should have good communication skills.
  • Expertise in online payments/loan management system and related domains is a plus

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 https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

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.com.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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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