Software Engineer – Recent Graduate 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.

Develop highly available, testable, scalable, high performance infrastructure system in a rapidly growing internet company

Working with application team to provide adoption support for the infrastructure platform

Design, develop, test, release, and operate the platform with Agile methods

Performing troubleshooting and deal with production issues to provide a good user experience.

Work effectively in a global team across different time zones


  • Solid Java skill 

  • A solid foundation in common design patterns, algorithms and data structure 

  • Solid high performance, highly scalable distributed system experience is a huge plus 

  • Preferably internet company. 

  • Experience with storage solution especially NoSQL solution is a plus 

  • Experience with messaging protocols of ActiveMQ, Kafka is a plus 

  • Good communication skills. Fluent in English, both written and oral 

  • Good understanding of software engineering best practices, capable of working in a globally distributed development team 

Key Competencies Needed: 

  • Learn fast and be eager to stretch and grow 

  • Can-do attitude and be willing to challenge the status 

  • Show respect for differences in opinion and work as a team 

This position is in APAC.

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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