Software Engineer 3

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.

The Tracking Platform team is seeking Strong Software Engineers to work in a fast paced environment along side a team of engineers passionate in building scalable platforms. About Tracking Platform - Tracking Platform collects user behaviroural data and combines with the service rules to provide a holistic picture of user behaviour and derive different insights. This platform is used by PayPal and its tenants like Venmo, Xoom, Hyperwallet etc. We collect about 30Billion+ events on a daily basis and growing exponentially. The tech stack used includes web/js, ios/android sdks, mid tier services built in scala/akka, kafka, elastic, hadoop/spark/hive, teradata, druid and Web UI for self analytics. The criticality of decisions made based on this data is paramount. Hence making sure of integrity, availability, adhering to SLA is critical as well.


  • 5+ yrs of work exp

  • Strong Java or Scala development skills 

  • Strong hands on experience in building applications and pipelines in Spark

  • Good understanding of Hadoop infrastructure and how application works in a distributed environment

  • Strong scripting knowledge.

  • Hands-on experience with SQL database design

  • Great numerical and analytical skills

  • Ability to work well with others, and thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment

  • Experience with agile development methodologies and Lean Startup product iteration techniques

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Experience on Ariflow, GCP is a plus.

Job Description

  • Analyze and organize raw data 

  • Build data systems and pipelines

  • Evaluate business needs and objectives

  • Interpret trends and patterns

  • Conduct complex data analysis and report on results 

  • Prepare data for prescriptive and predictive modeling

  • Build algorithms and prototypes

  • Combine raw information from different sources

  • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability

  • Identify opportunities for data acquisition

  • Develop analytical tools and programs

  • Collaborate with data scientists and architects on several projects

Extra credit: Provide your GitHub account or StackOverflow profile with your resume

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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