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Sr. MTS, Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023
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.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role: We’re looking for an experienced Senior MTS Software Engineer to join PayPal Commerce Platform (PPCP) Team. You will be sought as an expert of frameworks, with solid design and technical skills and having the ability to design and architect complex solutions, advocate for best practices and cross-team influencer. Meet our team: The candidate will be part of PayPal Commerce Platform Team. The candidate will be responsible for designing and building large scale applications. The individual should be self-motivated, team-oriented, problem solver, possess creative problem-solving skills and have the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time. The candidate will be responsible for designing and developing multiple tiered web applications based on modern technologies. Candidate should have deep understanding of the technology and should be able to propose solutions outside of the domain, collaborate and steer drive large projects end-to-end. Should be able to propose the go forward tech stack and should have deep thinking about the product.

Job Description:
Your Day to Day:

In this role, the individual will be part of the engineering team in Privacy Organization and will be responsible for

  • Understand the Partners and Merchants Domain in depth and deliver features in PayPal that is scalable, reliable and fault- tolerant.
  • Involved in design, architecture, implementation of foundational platform and framework code, work on the PPCP team.
  • Be able to resolve complex problems arising in the project and able to provide guidance and support to the team to unblock and move forward.
  • Be able to quickly ramp-up on the many different components/services - built on different technology stacks, Operations Systems and use different build and deploy pipelines - to add new features and fix issues.
  • Very good debugging skills to troubleshoot issues in a timely manner and recommend the root cause fixes for the issues.
  • Be able to work closely with the users of the system to understand their problems and exercise empathy and maturity while working with them to solve the problems.
  • Continue to work with the Architects to guide the vision and direction for the Observability team technically
  • Collaborate with other engineers on code reviews, internal infrastructure improvements and process enhancements.
  • Ensure minimal operational overhead by automating maintenance tasks with easily manageable configurations, solving scalability bottlenecks to improve performance and maximize system availability by ensuring functional and performance SLAs.
  • Design, implement, and test complex, multi-tier distributed software application frameworks collaboratively with peers and technical leaders.
  • Mentor junior staff and/or team members in the best practices of code quality and coding practices. Enhances code quality across multiple projects and/or business units. Recognized for tech debt reduction.
  • Transform our teams and technologies across the enterprise to encourage adoption.
  • Project planning and estimating effort for the different phases
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members to achieve end vision
  • Be part of the interview team to hire and build a world class engineering team that will make an impact on how we do engineering at PayPal

What do you need to bring:

  • 14+ years of experience developing large scale applications JAVA, Spring Core and Spring Batch, with good hands on exposure to SQL and NoSQL technologies, good understanding of relational and free form databases, including strong data architecture and SQL/PL-SQL development skills
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience applying advanced object-oriented design and development principles.
  • Expert level understanding of designing and developing data intensive applications and architecting them for scalability and availability.
  • Developing high traffic backend services, with low latency and designing them for scale.
  • Expert level on software design patterns, data structures, algorithms.
  • Passionate about mentoring Senior engineers and leads and staying up to date on the latest technologies and platforms.
  • Should be able to isolate errors by trouble-shooting the application stack from application to framework to underlying infrastructure dependencies and network.
  • Experience collaborating with business users to define the key business requirements and translate them into process/technical solutions
  • Hands-on knowledge of OOP/OOD/Functional languages along with strong understanding of concurrency, parallelism, networking, with profound data structure & algorithms.
  • Experience developing solutions for service monitoring, automated remediation, measuring availability and reliability, performance, analytics, network.
  • Experience in application performance fine tuning is a plus.
  • Expertise in online payments and related domains is a plus
  • Refactor existing codebase and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
  • Identify Performance bottlenecks and use good coding patterns to avoid them
  • We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

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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