Site Reliability 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 is seeking an experienced systems administrator to join the Site Reliability Engineering organization in the infrastructure space. SRE Infrastructure charter is to build and support core infrastructure for the product development team, get their features pushed to the site in an agile manner and to keep the PayPal site up and running all the time. Are you excited about working on latest cutting-edge technologies? Do you like to engage with a team to transform the operations model?. A systems administrator within the Paypal Autorouting team has knowledge and ideas on how to build infrastructure, support & monitor and bring in efficiency in every possible way. We are looking for outstanding system administrators with strong experience in linux administration. The ideal candidate will have strong understanding of unix fundamentals, web protocols, load balancers and network. Exceptional & methodical problem solving abilities will be critical for success, as will be a focus on quality. In our environment, quality is everyone’s responsibility, passion is key, innovation and creativity is encouraged.

Job Requirements

  • Self-directed work style with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to co-ordinate with a global team in different timezones.
  • More than 5 years of experience supporting enterprise infrastructure required.
  • Working experience in a cloud environment is required.
  • Solid understanding and expertise of Linux operating system, performance tuning and configuration including the automated installation, jumpstart, kickstart configuration, etc.
  • Good understanding of virtualization technologies highly desirable.
  • Experience supporting Docker containers in a high availability environment highly desirable.
  • Experience in automating infrastructure deployment and lifecycle is a must.
  • Expertise in Ansible, Terraform is required.
  • Experience with F5 and AVI Vantage Load Balancers required.
  • Experience supporting enterprise-class monitoring like nagios or any other monitoring tools for network/systems/application monitoring, ability to write custom scripts/plugins for custom monitoring a plus.
  • Unix shell scripting on bash or bourne shell required. Perl & PHP a plus.
  • Strong technical/analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels. Ability to create simple procedural documents.
  • Good team player, self-starter, goal oriented, open minded, flexible and customer focused.

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

Job ID: 98c92b80d1936d8b63a67a6d099124db3d93fded8732e2ac8e4e4b0757b6a22c