Technical Architect

Short Description

PayPal is looking for a Technical Architect who can promote technical best practices, industry standards and architectural concepts with engineering teams.

Job Description

Job description
  • Work with the development and data science team to design scalable data-driven analytical solutions and infrastructures, including technical feasibility and proposal development for Big Data storage, processing, and consumption
  • Design, coordinate and execute pilots, prototypes or proof of concepts to evaluate new technologies and frameworks
  • Promote technical best practices, industry standards and architectural concepts with engineering teams
  • Provide profiling and optimization guidance and tuning tips and tricks
  • Work with global technology partners to help drive Hadoop maturation, governance across PayPal.

Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years experience in large scale, production, server-side development on the JVM
  • At least 3 years of experience working with Big Data technologies such as
  • Hadoop / Spark / Hive / Kafka / HBase / Elastic Search stack / Cassandra - very significant  advantage
  • A passion for architecture and for developing robust, scalable software systems
  • Experience in working in both dispersed and global environments
  • Ability to push ideas and influence decision making in a collaborative manner
  • Technology geek ‚?? very significant advantage
  • Performance profiling and tuning of both application and storage layers ‚?? a significant advantage
  • Hands-on experience in DevOps practices ‚?? a significant advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Highly motivated, goal-driven, Can-do approach, curious and open-minded
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, ability to multi-task
  • Fun to work with

Technical Architect
Mid-Senior-level Technology | Information Technology | Information Full-time Other | Information Technology | Engineering Data Architect
Who we are
Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal√?¬Ę??s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.