Lead Software Engineer


Omaha, NE Software Development

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 286 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The PayPal Enterprise Services Platform team is looking for an experience Software developer for a team that has an exciting charter to build a best in class Customer Self Service experience for PayPal users.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Design , develop and test high throughput systems in customer service and customer self service areas.
  • Develop efficient, elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction
  • Participate and Lead code review sessions.
  • Passionate about solving problem, building world-class software systems.
  • Continuously look for opportunities for performance tuning.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, program managers, architects and DBAs.

Background we are looking for:

  • You have worked on IVR, VXML, Java/.Net development
  • You love solving problems and building world-class software systems/solutions.
  • You’re self-motivated and have a demonstrated track record of self-learning and
    going above and beyond
  • You’ve designed and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs, SPRING Framework.
  • You know the fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming and familiarity with additional development tools such as JUnit, Maven & Jenkins is a plus.
  • You’ve used SQL & NoSQL solutions and understand the pros and cons of relational
    and free form databases. Good hands on experience in Oracle database.
  • You’ve comfortable using application server frameworks, for example Tomcat
    or JBOSS.
  • You believe in Agile development and putting the customer first in anything you
    design; experience with SCRUM/agile methodologies is a plus.
  • You’re a strong advocate of good coding standards and like the use of coding tools
    that will push you to improve the code you deliver like Sonar.
  • You know how to identify performance bottlenecks and use good coding
    patterns to avoid them in the first place.


  • BS/MS/Ph.D in Computer science and related field.
  • Experienced in development using Java/J2EE/Web Technologies/.Net and have worked on VXML, CTI and other related IVR technologies.
  • Experience working in Genesys, Nuance, CTI, Avaya telephony systems/platforms is a plus
  • Proven track record in delivering highly available, scalable systems on time
  • Experience in object-oriented programming and concepts and conversant in design patterns
  • Experience in Spring framework and other open source frameworks
  • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, Informatica, etc.)
  • Experience in Unix based development environment
  • Experience in both development and quality assurance activities
  • Experience in QA methodologies, test automation and automation frameworks
  • Experience in driving Integration testing, UAT with external vendors
  • Experience in JUnit, Selenium is a plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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.


Job ID: 1478

Posted 27 days ago

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