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Software Engineer - Recent Graduate



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
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:
Software Engineer - Recent Graduate 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. What you need to know about the role: This is a Recent Graduate full-time role. We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated, highly productive Software Engineer for Merchant Engineering team to lead end-to-end testing and certification of various customer-facing and backend components within the PayPal platform. You will be developing and executing automated tests to bring efficiency to the test execution, and you will have the opportunity to work with several teams within PayPal to solve complex problems and champion quality at all stages of our software development lifecycle. Meet our team: The Merchant Engineering is a global team with having presence in multiple locations and different time zones, one of our roles is to certify merchant products. Our team is passionate about bringing in high-quality integration experience to our merchants and partners.

Job Description:
Your way to impact

This team is responsible for keeping the merchant platform reliable and scalable for servicing all merchants and partners across the world. You will be playing a major role in ensuring the utmost quality and reliability of our merchant platforms ensuring that our merchants and partners can integrate without any issues.

Your day to day

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to identify testing requirements for new features.
  • Prepare test plans and test cases and execute tests.
  • Contribute to the automation frameworks to extend its capabilities to support new features.
  • Automate and maintain test cases to improve test coverage and for future regression runs.
  • Enforce and follow standard coding practices by conducting thoughtful code reviews.
  • Develop and communicate process improvements, standards, and best practices to the team.
  • Provide periodic updates on the project status to all the project stakeholders.
  • Hand off projects to team members in different time zone.

What Do You Need To Bring-
  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in computer science or equivalent (this is a recent graduate position, must have graduated within the last 12 months).
  • Strong understanding of the product
  • Strong problem-solving, analytics, multitasking and debugging skills.
  • Strong experience in defining and executing test strategies, test plans, and test cases.
  • Hands-on experience in Software test automation with Java, Selenium.
  • Hands-on experience in automating and maintaining API and UI test cases.
  • Hands-on experience in Rest APIs, Java, Python, Node JS, React JS, and HTML/CSS.
  • Experienced in tools such as Postman.
  • Experienced in defect management tools such as Jira.
  • Experienced in source code management such as GIT.
  • Experienced in Jenkins, understanding of ECI/ECD pipelines.
  • Experienced in leading and collaborating with the team in multiple time zones.
  • Experience in Node JS, React JS application development is a plus.

Recent Graduate Position Information and Requirements:

This is a Recent Graduate Full-Time position.

  • Must have graduated within the past 12 months, or will be graduating by

Spring 2024, with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or

related field from an accredited college or university.

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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