You will serve as a key technologist for Regulatory Platform Engineering teams who are responsible for:

  • designing, developing, enhancing and supporting services that get called across every interaction between PayPal and its users and partners
  • Platform Areas of focus include – Regulatory Scanning, Transaction Scanning and Monitoring, Regulatory Filing, Investigation and Operational Tools, Case Management Solutions built need to scale across millions of such interactions, working with petabyte plus data, integrating with various other APIs in real time and yet providing high availability and configurability to the business.


  • Develop strong partnership with business, product and engineering leaders to define technology architecture
  • Understand business requirements (the “what” and “why”)
  • Conduct Solution Option Analysis, socialize with stakeholders and arrive at a recommendation
  • Define/Review Solution Designs to address Functional and Non-Functional Needs
  • Deliver exemplar architecture modeling using standard frameworks such as 4+1 view
  • Define simple API’s, easy integration patterns for external services
  • Develop and govern repeatable design strategies and patterns to ensure consistent solutions
  • Guide and mentor engineering teams toward a common methodology
  • Define and maintain long term architecture (LTA) with 24 months outlook
  • Get sponsorship and alignment to ensure LTA is baked into product roadmaps

Skills Required:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience required
  • Fluency in C++ and Java
  • Familiarity with new frameworks, platform trends in the space of Big Data and Distributed Systems – Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, Elastic Search, Graph DB etc. Lead various Technology Assessments.
  • Rationale for technology selection – What capabilities does the technology provide, where the technology is most useful and when to use it/when not to use it. Lead a team in utilizing technologies by discussing requirements, modifications and enhancements
  • Understand technology architecture
  • Challenges in using such technologies
  • Familiarity with architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, IEEE 1471, 4+1 Views and Archimate
  • Documenting Solution Design and Architecture
  • Option Analysis and Recommendations with costs/benefits, high-level tradeoffs, constraints and assumptions
  • Define/Refine Architecture Guidelines and Principles
  • Detailed Designs (RESTful API design)
  • Delivering proof of concepts and reference implementations
  • Excellent communication skills; Verbal, written and presentation skills and interpersonal skills
  • Mentor architects and engineers
  • Cross-Functional collaboration with various stakeholders and partners (Business, Product, Engg, and Arch)
  • Comfortable with context switching and managing across multiple priorities
  • Make high quality decisions with limited information
  • Thrive in an environment of constant change
  • Be a quick learner undaunted by complex systems
  • Experience in the payments or E-commerce industry
  • Prior knowledge of Risk Management and Fraud Detection technologies in the Payments industry a plus

About Paypal

At PayPal we are reimagining money, democratizing financial services, and giving people more ways to safely connect to their money and to each other. We are purpose-driven and looking for people who want to join us at the forefront of the digital payments revolution.

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