Software Engineer II

May 10, 2022
San Jose, CA
Job Type


Job Description At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.
In this role for the Console team, you will use your development and design experience as a full-stack engineer, and influence the direction, architecture and implementation of the Console product, and key capabilities of PayPal’s Developer experience platform. As part of next phase of console platform evolution, you will also play an active role in enabling applied machine learning use-cases for Console.

The Technology Platforms and Experiences (TPX) team is the technology engine that powers PayPal’s business. We deliver a seamlessly scalable, exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud environment. The Console is the Web/CLI interface to all TPX platform capabilities. Thousands of PayPal developers build and run hundreds of applications processing billions of calls daily with high availability and reliability using capabilities available in Console. As a team, we are constantly learning, while being proud of our systems knowledge, technology breadth, and intellectual curiosity. We are driven to empower PayPal developers in the best way possible!


  • Work within a team of highly talented engineers, product and architect to design and develop a highly scalable and configurable Console Platform
  • In this role for the Console team, you will use your past development and design experience as a software engineer, and influence the direction, architecture and implementation of the Console product, and key capabilities of PayPal’s Developer experience platform. You will also play an active role in enabling applied machine learning use-cases for Console platform.
  • You will lead by example, and elevate the design, implementation, quality, and strong engineering practices across the team
  • Maintain and enhance the existing architectural documentations and create the new one as needed
  • You will be involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design and implementation.
  • Must be a self- starter, work independently or as a team member, and have strong communication skills in interfacing with partners and the Technology, will also be responsible for communicating to stakeholders on technical standards, principles, methodology and trends.
  • Highly analytical, innovative, and able to think strategically and to develop comprehensive detailed specifications.
  • Highly effective at working in cross-functional groups and getting results in matrix organizations.
  • You will contribute to enhancing the Agile practices of the team, working closely with the engineering manager


  • Technical Strength areas: Java, SpringBoot, MySQL, HTTP, RESTful web services, Distributed systems, Design Patterns, MVC frameworks
  • Experience in building scalable, observable and highly performant technology platforms is necessary
  • Knowledge of DevOps and public cloud technologies is a huge positive.
  • knowledge of JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, Docker, Kubernetes is a huge positive
  • Competent in design/implementation for reliability, availability, scalability and performance.
  • Competent in software engineering tools (e.g. build tools) and best practices (e.g. unit testing, test automation, continuous integration, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong OOP skills, with ability to analyze requirements and transform into scalable software designs.
  • Should be a strong advocate of code craftsmanship, good coding standards and use of tools that will improve the quality of the delivered code
  • Demonstrate a high level of curiosity, passion for technology, pride of ownership and strive for excellence
  • Experience with using Agile/Scrum methodology for software development
  • Extra credit: Provide your GitHub account or code samples with your resume!
  • Extra credit: Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence concepts, and it's applications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • A solid grounding in Computer Science fundamentals.
  • 4-7 years of experience building successful production software systems.
  • Experience in providing technical leadership and guidance to engineering teams.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

R0083187 Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose, California, United States of America
  • Job Type:Software Development
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:4/17/2022
  • Job ID:R0083187
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