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Principal Software Engineer

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 40-50 hours/week
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 130000
Description: This position is responsible for developing software used to support PayPal's global products, ensuring that the delivery of the software meets organizational standards and best practices. This individual is also expected to provide technical direction and mentorship to team members, and keep informed of current technologies and industry trends
Qualifications / Requirements: A minimum of 5 years of professional software engineering experience, specializing in full stack software development; experience working with development frameworks and design patterns related to web-development; experience working with relational databases and cloud technologies
Locations: San Jose, Scottsdale, Omaha, New York, Berlin, Chennai, Singapore
Career Paths: Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Technical Product Manager, Data Scientist, System Architect, DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect, Quality Assurance Engineer, Business Analyst, User Interface Designer, Network Security Analyst, Database Administrator.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifications do I need to work at PayPal?
To work at PayPal, you must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related field, and a strong history of customer service experience.
What kind of positions are available at PayPal?
Positions available at PayPal include Customer Solutions Specialist, Software Engineer, Compliance Analyst, and Financial Analyst.