PayPal Storage Engineer in San Jose, California

Storage Engineerin San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 9/6/2018

  • Job ID: R0034994

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 Storage Engineer will perform a variety of assignments and support tasks associated with SAN and NAS Storage administration, Backups, and vulnerability mitigation for PayPal’s production corporate IT environment. With minimal supervision, the candidate will be responsible for implementing and supporting enterprise data-center and regional storage infrastructure, including all aspects of day-to-day administration, problem resolution, capacity planning, and support of end users.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • SAN storage and fabric administration, storage provisioning, zoning, troubleshooting

  • NAS administration including volume creation, permission management, troubleshooting

  • Acknowledge and resolve user service requests utilizing the service request management system

  • Software/firmware updates

  • Vulnerability tracking and mitigation

  • On-Call rotation availability (typically 1 week on/4 weeks off)

  • File permission troubleshooting and cleanup

  • Report creation and metric analysis

  • Install system hardware and software, ensuring proper performance and stabilized systems

  • Work closely with Server Administration, Network, Messaging, and Security Teams to ensure optimum efficiency and security of the environment

  • Perform storage/server/database transaction and security audits leading to identification and mitigation of security threats to enterprise data

  • Storage migrations (NAS and SAN)

  • Maintain frequent interaction with internal and vendor technical staffs and project managers to ensure effective delivery of solutions in accordance with project timelines and associated budgets

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.