Software Engineer 3 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.

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 165 million active accounts in 203 markets and 26 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. More information about the company can be found at

 Develop high available, high performance, scalable infrastructure systems in a fast-growing Internet company.
 Work with various teams to deliver fantastic data processing/analytic platform as a core platform in PayPal to support worldwide business.
 Design, develop, test, release, and operate the platform with full SDLC with Agile methods.
 Performing troubleshooting and deal with production issues to provide good user experience.
 Work effectively in a global team across different time zones.


  • 1-10 years working experience, preferably in an Internet company.
  • 2+ years’ experience in JAVA/Scala development.
  • Rich experience on Big Data such as Spark, Hadoop is big plus.
  • Solid foundation in common design patterns, algorithms and data structure.
  • Solid knowledge on NoSQL knowledge like HBase, Aerospike, Redis.
  • Excellent communication skills, Fluent in English, both written and oral.
  • Deep understanding of software engineering best practice, capable of working in a global distributed engineering team.
  • Familiar with Linux, Shell and Network.
  • Experience in developing high performance, high scalable distributed systems is a big plus.
  • Experience in AI, Machine learning, data analysis and so on is a plus.
  • Experience with messaging platform such as Kafka and ActiveMQ is a plus.
  • Experience with NoSQL and relational database is a plus.
  • Quick learning capability under rapid changing environment.
  • Can-do attitude and be willing to challenge the status.
  • Show respect for differences in opinions and one-team spirit.
  • Strong business sense and analytical ability.

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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