Senior Fullstack Web Engineer (Checkout)

Chicago, IL San Jose, CA
GraphQL Node.js JavaScript TypeScript React
As a Senior Fullstack Web Engineerfor PayPal Checkout Engineering you will work on a development team focused on delivering delightful and ever-improving user experiences to our users across the globe. Once you are well versed in our product domain and our software architecture, we expect that you are capable of working autonomously to deliver new features and functionality. You will work closely with members of Product, Design and Analytics in all phases of our software development lifecycle: from concepting and planning to development, testing, deployment, and monitoring. You will be responsible for developing industry-leading Checkout experiences that bring unquestionable value to both merchants and buyers. In this role, you will be responsible for shaping the future of PayPal's customer-facing Checkout products, from payment buttons to transaction receipts, and every step along the way.

Things you'll do as a Senior Fullstack Web Engineerat PayPal:

  • Lead and contribute to engineering efforts and demonstrate ownership of features, projects, modules, and services
  • Contribute to the design and development of existing and new payment experiences using a wide variety of web technologies
  • Be a champion of clean and scalable coding principles, holding others on your team to the same standard through rigorous code reviews
  • Identify critical non-functional requirements for the work your team is prioritizing (security, performance, scalability, etc.)
  • Collaborate effectively with product, design, and analytics team members to better understand what our customers need, and why
  • Work with your Agile team to achieve shared understanding around the new products and features under consideration
  • Continuously learn and share your knowledge and experience with your team
  • Collaborate with other developers to design and implement the required solutions
  • Understand and apply our technical architecture to ensure consistent, reliable, and secure deployments
  • Enhance and maintain existing product capabilities
  • Actively contribute to our automated test suite to enable speedy and reliable continuous integration
  • Assist with application deployments to our various staging and production environments
  • Bring fresh ideas for how to continuously improve our software and your team
  • Advocate for ways to remediate technical debt on an ongoing basis
  • Develop sound and scalable testing practices for yourself and your team to ensure a high level of quality assurance

What we are looking for:

  • You have a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, a related field of study, or 3+ years of related professional experience
  • You are skilled in writing modern JavaScript or TypeScript across the stack, and you're very familiar with topics and technologies like React, GraphQL, and Node.js
  • You care about writing high-quality code, and you've written your fair share of automated tests to back up your code
  • You understand how different devices and form factors impact web applications and user experience
  • You're passionate about creating compelling user experiences
  • You're ultimately a problem solver, and you enjoy working both independently and collaboratively to identify the root cause of any issue
  • You're confident in collaborating with teammates in non-technical roles, such as marketing, finance, and legal

Preferred skills:

  • Expertise in client-side application development, with a focus on flawless user experiences and interaction design
  • Experience in payments processing or e-commerce domains
  • Experience working in a global-scale SaaS environment

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. If you care about delivering great technical products with a willingness to learn and help, please don't hesitate to apply.

E-Commerce Platforms FinTech Mobile Payments Transaction Processing

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