Staff 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.

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the Website platform team at Honey. As an engineer on this team, you’ll be tasked with owning and maintaining at a platform level. This can take the shape of reviewing code that enters the repository, establishing best practices, refactoring, researching new libraries, auditing existing dependencies, optimizing page load, configuring build tools, etc. As a code owner you will share the team responsibility of operational excellency (standards, best practices, testing, automation, monitoring). You can expect to collaborate with the product managers and engineers across all features and teams in addition to stakeholders from other departments such as Marketing, HR, and Legal. Your contributions will empower Honey engineers to develop efficiently on the platform.

  • Experience with modern JS framework React, Angular, Vue, Svelte 

  • Experience with HTML and CSS 

  • Experience building Node.js APIs, applications, and workers 

  • Self-motivated to build and iterate in quick cycles  

  • Experience building user facing web applications at high scale (millions of users) 

  • Bonus points for GraphQL experience 


In This Role, You Will:  

  • Own, maintain, and improve code repositories  

  • Build webpages targeting all browsers and devices. 

  • Build unit and automation tests for your code  

  • Communicate and solve problems with teammates  

  • Use best practices to build out reusable React components  

  • Optimization for performance, SEO, and user experience 

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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