Design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software applications, document and test systems, and modify as appropriate.
Lead projects with other engineers, architects, managers, and Product Management, QA, and Operations teams to design and develop innovative processes and create solutions that meet business requirements.
Be a technical leader within your team and within PayPal in general.
Provide technical and project leadership and mentoring.
Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team.
Build performance-sensitive systems that serve tens of millions of requests each day.
Be an active voice in architectural decisions for PayPal’s core payments system.
Who you are:
You know how to write highly scalable and distributed Ruby on Rails services.
You drive technical projects and take pride in building systems that are used by millions of users every day.
You have experience in developing mid-tier services in a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
You have worked on traditional and non-traditional SORs from Oracle to Couchbase and Cassandra.
You think Agile is the way to go for faster development until something better comes along.
You call Linux and Vim your best buddies.
You have great communication skills.
You think POC (proof of concept) is the faster way to prove a point.
You are passionate about PayPal and its mission to “build the Web’s most convenient, secure, cost-effective payment solution.
Strong Ruby or strong programming abilities in Java and other languages like Python, C++
Strong understanding of algorithmic techniques, design patterns and best practices.
Curiosity about how things work and the behaviour of finding the answers. Flexible and adapting to the changing circumstances, tenacious.
Knowledge/experience with Unix. Knowledge/experience with relational databases, and NoSQL databases.
Knowledge/experience with GitHub. Knowledge/experience with Service Oriented architecture.
8+ years and at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).