Senior Software Engineer (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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.

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Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role:
This role will focus on supporting PayPal's business rules engine development by integrating business solutions into the decision platform. You will leverage existing software, develop new software, write rules, and perform monitoring and data analysis.

Meet our team:
PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) leverages business rules engine technology to make decisions for risk management. The team supports PayPal's business units for their day-to-day rule operations and rule lifecycle management. The team also supports PayPal's engineering teams to integrate their decision solutions into the decision platform. In your role, you have the opportunity to partner with a variety of teams - including product, engineers and analytics.

Job Description:

Your way to impact:

Great Opportunity to join our PayPal team! You will be a part of the Decision Intelligence organization supporting decision product integration. You will be reporting to the manager of Rule Operations. You will own the technology, datasets, and tools for the decision product with the goal of data and decision quality as well as operational efficiency.

Your day to day:

In your day to day role you will
  • Review and design technical solutions, troubleshoot, and solve complex business problems.
  • ropose business requirement and possible solutions to address business and technical issues.
  • Design and implement applications or business solutions on a high-level requirement
  • Perform analysis and monitoring
  • Collaborate effectively with team members as well as globally distributed cross-functional teams.
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Provide on-call support as needed.

What do you need to bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Experience in design and implementation of enterprise level software applications.
  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux operating system and shell scripting
  • Experience in developing applications using RDBMS and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, and BigQuery
  • Experience in Web application development with Java, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, RESTFul API, etc.
  • Competent in tools such as GitHub, Jenkins and Splunk/SignalFX
  • Knowledge of business rules engine technology such as IBM ODM will be a plus
  • Knowledge of payment industry and risk management will be a plus
  • We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.


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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:
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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 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.
More Information on PayPal
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 57 open jobs at PayPal, click here.
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