PayPal First Line of Defense Data Engineer in Omaha, Nebraska

First Line of Defense Data Engineerin Omahaat PayPal

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 8/9/2018

  • Job ID: R0036174

About Us

HELP US REIMAGINE MONEY.

At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 244 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Does it excite you to work on systems that process billions of dollars in payments per year in 195+ countries? How about making an impact on 140 million+ PayPal users around the world? PayPal First Line of Defense Center of Excellence Business Analysis team is looking for a talented, creative, and passionate data engineer to design and develop data solutions on one of the largest data platforms in the world. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will:

• Work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building performance efficient, highly scalable, configurable solutions spanning multiple technologies and platforms – Hadoop, HBase, Teradata, Oracle, Terracotta Server Array (in-memory data management), SAS, Tableau, Microstrategy, Informtica, Golden gate, Kafka etc.

• Partner with Risk and Compliance users to define, analyze, document their analytical and operational data needs.

• Identify potential solutions, shortlist and compare them. Finalize the solution by collaboration with business.

• Create design documents that describe the functionality, capacity, architecture, and process.

• Develop, test and implement data solutions based on finalized design documents.

• You should be comfortable working in an agile environment and with cross-functional teams, should have appetite to learn and be flexible to pick up new technology.

• Proactively identify potential production issues and recommend and implement solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • Very strong server-side Java experience, especially in an open source, data-intensive, distributed environment.

  • Experience with open source products.

  • In-depth knowledge of Java, Python and Shell scripting.

  • Experience in working with batch processing/ real-time systems using various open source technologies like Solr, Hadoop, NoSQL, Spark, Pig, Hive, etc.

  • Strong understanding of database principles, SQL, and experience working with large databases beyond just data access.

  • Implemented complex projects dealing with the considerable data size (PB).

  • Good understanding of algorithms, data structure, and performance optimization techniques (performance, scalability, monitoring, etc.)

  • Strong understanding of database principles, SQL, and experience working with large databases beyond just data access

  • Experience with version control systems, particularly GIT

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in relevant field and 3-5 years programming experience

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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.

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Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.