Software Engineer (Intern PhD)

PayPal

Job Description

PayPal is seeking interns to work with us for 12 weeks during the summer of 2018. We are looking for stellar interns who will graduate between December 2018 and June 2019. We will be taking applications until April 1, 2017.

Software Engineer (Intern PhD)



At PayPal, we’re literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it’s about people. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate and send money using today’s technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal enables.  Are you ready to help us change the world?

The world’s leading payments company, PayPal, brings together a family of brands that are revolutionizing the way people move money. At PayPal you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness.

Software engineers at PayPal develop innovative solutions and high quality products that touch millions of people every day around the globe. Our engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of connected payments across all business units, including PayPal, Braintree, Venmo, and Padient. We’re looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability.


You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. We have opportunities in a wide range of areas including development, design, search, platform, test, quality, big data, front end, and back end. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world’s payments websites at a scale few companies can match.


 Basic Requirements:

  • Pursuing doctorate in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong applied experience. You’ve built, broken, and rebuilt software applications. We’re looking for creative thinkers who also know how to create real-world products.
  • Solid experience working with or familiarity around Java, C++ and/or Python
  • Very strong foundational knowledge of knowledge in Object-Oriented Design Principles, Data Structures, Algorithms, SQL/NoSQL, Operating Systems, and Software Engineering
  • Working knowledge of web technologies (such as HTTP, HTML/DOM, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX) is beneficial
  • Understanding around concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs
  • Works closely with architects, developers, operations, and DBA’s for architecting and implementing next gen open source big data technologies.
  • Strong understanding of Hadoop components and troubleshooting
  • Strong Linux operations fundamentals especially in a scale out management
  • Development experience in Linux/Unix is preferable (CentOS)


Position Location:  Varies

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