Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai

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.

Commerce Solutions and Services Engineering’s mission is to simplify commerce by providing a one-stop-shop platform for all customer segments.

Within Commerce Solutions and Services, PayPal’s Merchant Onboarding team is looking for a talented full-stack software engineer with strong application engineering fundamentals.

Every day we come to work looking to develop innovative solutions that deliver high customer value at scale. If you are excited about solving hard problems for our customers, working with a passionate and dedicated engineering team, and are focused on constant improvement as an engineer then please apply!

Job Requirements:

A customer champion that can work with engineers, product managers and analysts to enable their business needs. Working with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high-quality solutions on time. Collaborating with peers both within their team and across the organization. Ensure quality and timely delivery of initiatives.  Build, manage, mentor, and coach a team of highly skilled  backend, and full-stack Engineers


An intellectually curious, quick study who will learn the business quickly. Proven experience in designing, implementing and maintaining high performance, high availability, large-scale platforms and applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to grasp and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts. BS/MS in Computer Science with 5+ years of software development and engineering experience of which 3+ years hands-on experience managing and growing engineering teams. Experience building and managing highly effective engineering teams, conducting performance reviews, making compensation decisions and recruiting talent. Solid knowledge of algorithms and design patterns; Solid knowledge of JavaScript/Node/React, Java, web services (REST/JSON); Strong Agile skills and proven track record for product delivery; Experience in building enterprise application & platforms for E-commerce biz (micro services architecture, Java fundamentals & spring boot mandatory, data management and building high throughput pipelines) – is a plus.

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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