PayPal Production Support Engineer in San Jose, California

Production Support Engineerin San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 8/20/2018

  • Job ID: R0033797

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 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.

The Global Ops Customer Service (CS) Tools team is looking for a highly motivated Product Support Engineer. As a member of the CS SWAT team, you will primarily be responsible for identifying, investigating and resolving top issues for PayPal's customer service tools team (Customer service agents, Business Unit, and occasional Exec escalations). You will work closely with PayPal Product, QA and Engineering group to understand and solve CS tools live site issues, and Network Operation to address server issues. In addition you will be a key member of the technical team charged with creating an exceptional CS tools user experience for the CS teammates.

  • Provides direct support to PayPal Customer service agents.

  • Identifies, verifies and documents irregularities in PayPal CS tools functionality, including posting appropriate bugs. Project-manages posted bugs when appropriate (i.e. follow up and make sure they are addressed)

  • Generates and reviews in-depth technical information (sample code, white papers, FAQs, Snippets) for distribution to agents.

  • Presents issues and solutions to audiences of varying sizes. Provides recognized technical and business leadership and is able to provide deep technical support across a range of functionality,

  • Manages workload and other assignments efficiently while being able to resolve time-critical situations reliably and professionally.

  • Monitors code rollouts (Live) for issues effecting customer service agents.

  • Participates in the development of tools, systems and processes aimed at improving product supportability or overall support productivity.

  • Works with Network Operation and CPI to address sites issues Creates post-mortem and resolution documentation for issues.

  • Mentors other engineers and developers by providing technical and business related guidance and resources.

  • Advises management and appropriate groups on support issues which impact customer satisfaction and provides recommendations for appropriate actions.

  • Night and weekend support, on a rotating schedule, is required.

  • Share on-call responsibilities.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience in IIS web clusters

  • Understanding Troubleshooting and triaging in the following programming platforms including Windows, ASP, SQL Server, and .Net.

  • Good system administration skills (Linux, Windows)

  • Knowledge of Operating Systems, DB

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.