Software Engineer 3

Remote Chicago, IL
Ruby API MySQL Java SQL Python PostgreSQL Terraform Kotlin JavaScript Shell
What you need to know about the role: Braintree Org is looking for highly talented & self-motivated senior software engineer who has specialization in Java/Kotlin/RoR/SQL/Data/Cloud to build our product capabilities/solutions for its Pricing domain. As a senior software engineer on Pricing team, you will be responsible for design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software applications, document and test systems, modify as appropriate. Meet our team: This position is for Pricing team within Braintree org. This team manages stability, compliance, domain isolation and engineering excellence of Pricing app. You will anchor projects with other engineers, architects, managers, Product Management, and Operations teams to design and develop innovative processes and create solutions that meet business requirements.

Your way to impact 

  • You know how to write highly scalable and distributed web services.
  • You drive technical projects and take pride in building systems that are used by millions of users every day.
  • You have experience in developing mid-tier services in a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • You think Agile is the way to go for faster development until something better comes along.
  • You call Linux and Vim as your best buddies.
  • You have great communication skills.
  • You think POC (proof of concept) is the faster way to prove a point.
  • You are passionate about PayPal and its mission to "build the Web's most convenient, secure, cost-effective payment solution.

Your day to day 

In your day to day role you will

  • Act as a trusted committee for one or more projects to critically review the code and take accountability in ensuring high standards of code quality with zero Production defects
  • Build key components of our platform via pair programming with other engineers.
  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team.
  • Build performance sensitive systems that serve tens of millions of requests each day.
  • Be an active voice in architectural decisions for Braintree’s payments system.
  • Design and implement solutions that ensures faster time to market
  • Translate product requirements to functional requirements and define acceptance criteria at Epic/Story level.
  • Identify & prioritize tech excellence initiatives/debts in every opportunity to bring customer delight & improve our productivity

What do you need to bring- 

  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Design and operational experience with large scale production grade systems
  • Deep experience in one or more of the following: Kotlin, Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, or shell scripting.
  • Strong understanding of algorithmic techniques, design patterns and best practices.
  • Experience building and maintaining large distributed systems on one of the major cloud providers
  • Extensive API design and development experience.
  • Strong technical accomplishments in SQL, MySQL, Postgres, or similar data handling experience.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tooling such as Terraform.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, agile development environment.
  • Ability to partner with business units, product management, program management and cross-functional teams to deliver business results with agility and high quality.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities.
  • Proven results-oriented engineer with a focus on the customer and delivering quality products.
  • Knowledge/experience with Unix. Knowledge/experience with GitHub.
E-Commerce Platforms FinTech Mobile Payments Transaction Processing

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