PayPal Senior software developer in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Senior software developerin Tel Avivat PayPal

Date Posted: 10/4/2017

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 10/4/2017

  • Job ID: R0023352

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

About PayPal

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.

We build BIG and NEW products to drive worldwide commerce. Be it the next mobile payments solution, or a high availability money movement platform, we solve problems on a scale you just can't find elsewhere. PayPal continues to push the boundaries of technology by investing in individuals who passionately believe in the potential of innovative technologies that make up a global market places

About the team

Global Risk and Data Sciences (GRDS) is the largest group in PayPal’s Enterprise Services organization. The team is in charge of implementing unique, best-of-breed fraud-detection algorithms using cutting-edge technologies, and delivering systems which are highly available, scalable, distributed, and process data at web scale.

As a Big Data Engineer, you will be implementing analytical infrastructure and sophisticated algorithms to identify fraud and other Risk threats, leveraging the latest cutting edge, Big Data technology, running on clusters with 1400+ nodes.

This is a unique opportunity to join a successful, dynamic team, to build systems, which make a difference on a huge scale.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Come join our team and take the lead on some of our most exciting data engineering and analytics projects, including:

  • Design and build massive Big Data analytical solutions utilizing graph, machine learning and text mining algorithms.

  • Design and build Data infrastructures and tools leveraging Big Data industry standards and cutting-edge frameworks 

  • Work side by side with analysts to extract meaningful and actionable insights from PayPal data.

  • Lead analytical projects from inception through research, development and all the way to production on PayPal’s data processing infrastructure

We are Looking for people who are:

  • Passionate about technology and developing robust, scalable, state of the art software systems

  • Highly motivated, goal driven and possess a can-do approach

  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, team player, great at multi-tasking, curious and open minded


  • B.Sc. in computer science/ mathematics or equivalent;

  • Proven development experience in Java or Scala or C++ Linux / other *nix - hands-on experience

  • Some experience with databases (SQL/NOSQL)

  • Excellent English (written and verbal)

Preferred qualifications

We know the and can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

  • Hands on experience with Big Data technologies: Hadoop / Spark / ElasticSearch

  • Experience with Maven/Git/Continuous integration

  • Experience in text mining/machine learning / graph algorithms

  • IDF technological unit technology experience – an advantage

What we offer?

  • A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.

  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.

  • Attractive compensation and benefits.

  • A socially innovative company that helps communities worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time (i.e. Habitat for Life volunteering).

  • A green, sustainable working environment.



Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.