Big Data Software Engineer

3+ months ago

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 375 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.

PayPal’s Data Analytics organization is in charge of implementing unique, best-of-breed fraud-detection algorithms using cutting-edge technologies, and delivering systems which are highly available, scalable, and process data at large scale. As a senior engineer, you will be in-charge for the full process from design, development and implementing in production of applications built with analytical infrastructure and sophisticated machine learning algorithms. The applications are leveraging the latest cutting edge, Big Data technology (Hadoop, Spark, batch & Structured streaming), running on clusters with 1400+ nodes. This is a unique opportunity to join a successful, dynamic team, to build systems, which make a difference at a huge scale. What does Success Look Like? Come join our team and take the lead on some of our most exciting data engineering and analytics projects, including: • Design and build massive Big Data analytical solutions utilizing graph, machine learning and text mining algorithms. • Design and build Data infrastructures and tools leveraging Big Data industry standards and cutting edge frameworks 
 • Work side by side with analysts to extract meaningful and actionable insights from PayPal data. • Lead analytical projects from inception through research, development and all the way to production on PayPal’s data processing infrastructure. We are Looking for people who are: • Passionate about technology and for developing robust, scalable, state of the art software systems. • Highly motivated, goal driven and have possess a can-do approach. • Innovative, entrepreneurial, team player, great at Ability to multi-tasking, curious and open-minded

About You

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.


  • B.Sc. in computer sciences/ mathematics or equivalent; or IDF technological unit technology experience
  • Proven development experience in Java or/ Scala
  • 2+ years' experience building production software systems
  • Linux / other *nix - hands-on experience
  • Hands on experience with different databases solutions (SQL/NOSQL)
  • Excellent English (written and verbal)


  • Hands on experience with Big Data and Streaming technologies: Hadoop / Spark / ElasticSearch
  • Design and architecture experience, as well as knowledge and experience with object-oriented design patterns
  • Experience working on large-scale application deployments and performance tuning.
  • Experience in text mining/machine learning / graph algorithms

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at

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