Lead Database Engineer
PayPal Inc.

Austin, Texas
$96,900.00 - $234,300.00 per year

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to revolutionize commerce globally to make moving money, selling and shopping, personalized and secure.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role-
At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments. We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world.
Engineering is a craft, and at Venmo, we spend our days scaling our infrastructure and building new features to meet and exceed our users' needs and wants. We work with a product team that is data-driven and human-centered in its design principles. We teach and learn from one another and push each other to be at our creative and analytical best.

Meet our Team
The Venmo Data Platforms team supports Venmo's internal and customer-facing production data store engineering and operations. Venmo Data Platforms team is actively engaged in database engineering partnering with development groups, platform and infrastructure teams, providing deep subject matter expertise to feature design as well as an advocate for analyzing and resolving customer and performance issues at scale.

Job Description:

Your day-to-day

  • Design, implement, and operate data platform initiatives to provide a secure, scalable, reliable and performant data platform to Venmo product and infrastructure teams
  • Automate provisioning, management, and monitoring solutions for the supported data platforms
  • Ensure systems are running at the highest possible performance level by analyzing and tuning queries
  • Implement solutions to measure and remediate bottlenecks in the data platforms
  • Lead initiatives with limited guidance from management or senior teammates
  • Collaborate with teammates on planning and execution of initiatives
  • Demonstrable ability to learn new technologies and process practices.

What do you need to bring

  • Bachelors and/or master's in computer science or related field of study
  • At least 10 years' experience in software development or a related field
  • 5+ years' experience operating on-prem/cloud databases and/or distributed systems 24x7x365
  • Experience with query profiling, reviewing optimizer dump, data modeling and relational schema design
  • Significant hands-on experience with designing and implementing infrastructure to support global-scale services
  • Hands-on experience with IaaS and PaaS solutions from AWS (or similar cloud provider):
  • Infrastructure as code (AWS CLI, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Hands-on programming and scripting (Lambda, API GW, Python, Java, Bash)
  • Hands-on experience with database operations including, but not limited to AWS DynamoDB, AWS DocumentDB, Cassandra, MySQL, AWS Aurora, Redis, ElasticSearch
  • Experience leading software projects
  • AWS Solutions Architect is a plus

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

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PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is
$96900 to $234300

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 https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:
Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has been revolutionizing commerce globally for more than 25 years. Creating innovative experiences that make moving money, selling, and shopping simple, personalized, and secure, PayPal empowers consumers and businesses in approximately 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visithttps://www.paypal.com , https://about.pypl.comand https://investor.pypl.com.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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