PayPal Software Engineer 3 in Singapore, Singapore

Software Engineer 3in Singaporeat PayPal

Date Posted: 8/18/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 8/18/2017

  • Job ID: R0018992

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

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 103 million active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal (Nasdaq:PYPL) company is made up of three leading online payment services: the PayPal global payment service, the Payflow Gateway and Bill Me Later. More information about the company can be found at PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and its international headquarters is located in Singapore.

Come join our Singapore Software Development Centre as part of the Risk and Compliance team as a Senior Software Engineer. You will be working on the world’s leading payment solutions and enjoying our world-class facilities, excellent working environment at the best place Singapore has to offer, the Central Business District.

The senior software engineer leads a team of software engineers to deliver software for PayPal's web site. This position entails project management, responsibility for team deliverables, and also personal deliverables (including software development).

The senior software engineer is expected to take on the role the team lead for a small group of engineers, typically 2-6 engineers in size. In some assignments, the senior software engineer works as an individual contributor, with no team lead responsibilities.

The senior software engineer is expected to be highly competent technically and domain-wise, a respected thought leader in his/her specialty, and a role model for junior members of the team.


• Lead a team of 2-6 software engineers to develop/maintain software, driving the analysis, design, implementation, integration, testing, and deployment phases.

• Produce technical design and associated design documentation, and drive design reviews.

• Plan, track and manage the software project over its development cycle.

• Coordinate team activities with lateral teams across disciplines (e.g., QA) and vertical groups (e.g. Financial Systems), and upwards with project management elements.

• Integrate the team's deliveries with software from other teams to produce final software build.

• Plan and execute roll-out of software to the live environment according to stipulated standards, practices and milestones.

• Oversee the quality of deliveries and ensure conformance to processes and practices.

• Supervise day-to-day activities of the team and coach team members in technical and domain areas

Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or related area.

4-8 years hands-on in the following areas:

Enterprise architecture/software design/implementation, particularly large-scale web-based systems. (J2EE, .NET, Linux)

Database design, performance tuning and optimization. (Oracle/MySQL)

Java and C++ programming in Linux/Unix environment

OO-based analysis and design.

Software design and development methodologies, including agile methods.

Scripting Languages ( Shell, Python, Perl )

Source Control ( GIT experience is an advantage )

Unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, Google Test

Full-SDLC cycle, with large-scale live roll-out participation as a developer.

Experience in Mobile Development, Performance Tuning, Network Design would be a plus.

Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems.

Experience in software configuration management and streaming strategies for large parallel development teams.

Ability to collaborate effectively with remote teams across time zones is essential.

Strong verbal and writing skills; ability to thoroughly understand product specifications, and ability to produce clear, concise documentation.

Understanding of processes and standards from compliance standpoint.

Project planning ability, experience in managing small development teams.

Knowledge of QA automation processes and tools preferred.

Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.