MTS 2, Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 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:
PayPal Sales Technology is looking for a talented, seasoned, and highly motivated Staff Engineer to join their team. The person will serve as a key technologist in the team responsible for the technical stack used by Sales, Customer Success, and Merchant Technical Support functions. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and self-motivated individual with strong consulting, technology skills, commitment to quality, positive work ethic, and a "can-do" attitude. In this position, you will influence and negotiate platform architecture and make design decisions that impact PayPal sales and millions of PayPal merchants across the globe.

Job Description:
Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Design and architect end-to-end solutions for applications, interfaces, and services that can be leveraged and extended for future product requirements.
  • Produce diagrams, designs, reference architecture, domain models, and other artifacts that describe complex problems and their associated end-to-end solutions.
  • Drive technical designs to consensus within PayPal’s cross-functional technology teams and business stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate technology strategies and trade-offs both to senior and executive management and to product and engineering teams.
  • Gain and apply a deep understanding of domain and industry best practices to develop technical vision and strategy.
  • Work with Development Managers, Program Managers, Architects, Lead Engineers and Product Owners in scoping and sizing major company-wide product launches.
  • Review solution designs to determine their technical viability and their relevance to the business goals. Ensure non-functional elements (security, availability, supportability, resiliency, scalability, performance, etc.) are incorporated.
  • Responsible for creating API design, easy integration patterns for external services.
  • Develop and govern repeatable design strategies and patterns to ensure consistent solutions.
  • Guide engineering teams toward a common methodology.
  • Work with the product and engineering teams on Proof of Concepts.

Skillset And Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 10+ years of software and systems engineering experience with at least 4 years of solution-level results architecting, designing, and delivering enterprise-grade, distributed, mission-critical infrastructure and applications.
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Expertise in designing and delivering large scale distributed systems.
  • Deep SOA, Messaging, and Asynchronous event processing experience.
  • Experience in Salesforce, Sales and Marketing solutions, and other CRM solutions will be strong plus.
  • Must exhibit strong leadership and exceptional influence, negotiation, and technical skills.
  • Proficient using industry standards and technical expertise to establish best practices and strategic technical solutions.

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:

To learn more about our culture and community visit

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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