Senior Frontend Engineer in Shanghai, China at PayPal

June 26, 2022

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.

You will closely work with the various world-class data driven e-payment related businesses by using the cutting-edge technologies and advanced data solution. E.g., risk control, customer services, privacies and etc. You will face the complex big data challenges or problems for reg-tech industry domain, which turns the big data to more valuable business insights, like customer profiling, risk assessment/vetting and so on. You will develop the enterprise-level algorithms and solutions for huge amount of data, various types of data for more business insights.

o Works with PayPal business units and Product Dev teams to design, develop and deliver solutions on one of the largest data platforms in the world.
• Design and develop prototypes for innovative ideas.
•Join in the design and development of applications, to support PayPal business units for compliance and risk management, fraud detection, business insights, predictive analysis, etc.
•Collaborate with other teams or groups to identify challenges and design solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Major in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Proficient in frontend development languages, like html, javascript, css, node.js.
  • At least 3-year experience in web frontend development.
  • Familiar with frontend frameworks, e.g. React.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in basic algorithms.
  • Good understanding of database principles and SQL beyond just data access.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert in multiple programming/scripting languages, including Unix/Linux shell scripting, Java, Python, C++ and etc.
  • Familiar with various big data technologies, open source data processing frameworks. E.g., Spark, Hadoop, HBase, Elastic Search, Pig, Hive, and so on.
  • Knowledge on the following business domains: Risk, Payments, e-commerce

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

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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