Lead Software Engineer - Java

| Atlanta, GA
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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.

As a Staff Software Engineer on the Credit Platform team, you will lead the build and enhancement for a suite of tools that allow our US and international Credit customers to easily finance their everyday purchases. We need you to assist us in developing high-quality, high-performing, secure applications and participate in all aspects of application development including design, coding, security, testing, and production releases. You will be delivering new features, reacting to customer feedback, helping to ensure quality, working closely with our product team, and ensuring compliance. This will include developing new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for our Java REST services, JMS daemons, and batch jobs. You'll work closely with our Product team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch. Furthermore, you will participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge and collaborate with other teams across Credit to ensure transparency and effective delivery.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, and release software using Java in a Linux/Unix environment.
  • Provides technical leadership for a team. Propose technical solutions for new and revised features based on an emerging understanding of product and business domain.
  • Manage and balance timelines, priorities, and delivery for multiple projects.
  • Actively participate and set technical direction for design/code reviews.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to the team.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • 5 years of software development experience with an object-oriented programming language comparable to Java, C++, Python, C#, or Ruby.
  • 2 years of experience leading a software development team.
  • Knowledge of data structures, object-oriented design, algorithms, exception handling, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience working with large-scale, highly available, and distributed systems.
  • Experience developing automated unit, integration, and functional test suites.
  • Experience writing SQL and implementing database design.
  • A habit of continuous learning and motivation for self-improvement.

Additional Potential Qualifications

  • Excellent Java skills with knowledge of JVM fundamentals and Java best practices.
  • Experience with common Java APIs and frameworks including Spring, Hibernate, JPA, and JMS.
  • Experience with RESTful web services and SOA/microservices concepts, and RESTful API design.
  • Experience with the Maven build tool.
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts and build tools.
  • Knowledge or experience with containers, cloud infrastructure, and DevOps patterns.
  • Familiarity with Linux commands and scripting.


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 https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

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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.com.

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 [email protected]

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.

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PayPal operates in the Payments industry. The company is located in San Jose, CA. PayPal was founded in 1998. It has 34450 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 380 open jobs at PayPal, click here.
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