PayPal MTS 1 - Software Engineer in San Jose, California

MTS 1 - Software Engineerin San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 5/26/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 5/26/2018

  • Job ID: R0031968

About Us


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 237 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.

Java/REST API Engineer


  • Design and define REST API spec for high performance, scalability, and availability

  • Implement REST API following best practices.

  • Ability to go in-depth on the technology stack, across different technologies to understand end-2-end system workflow.

  • Own and drive development and delivery of features in the API

  • Partner closely with product and other dependent teams to craft great product experiences.

  • Be a crafts(wo)man and encourage code craftsmanship across team.

  • Actively participate in code reviews to attain the highest standards for Java REST API

  • Follow agile methodologies PDLC

  • Provide architectural leadership in product development team.

  • Drive teams to follow clean code principles.

  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

Required Skills

  • BS/BA or equivalent with 8+ years professional software development experience.

  • BS in Computer Science or related degree required. MS preferred

  • Knowledge of object-oriented design and design patterns, and programming skills

  • Experience in designing, developing and delivering software and/or platforms used by other developers,

  • Good understanding of web services and SOA related standards like REST/OAuth/JSON and SOAP/WSDL.

  • Database experience is a plus

  • Hands-on experience in core Java

  • Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You have a bias towards action and results

  • Proven problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to operate effectively both independently as well and within a team using Agile methodology.

  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages, especially Java

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

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.


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.