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Job Description Summary:
The Senior Data Engineer will directly report to and support Director of Finance Technologies in the development and execution of strategic transformation programs & initiatives, strategic engineering architecture design, resource allocation, and platform performance monitoring. An ideal candidate is a technologist who believes that use of technology is in its infancy and the best is yet to come. The nature of role is strategic, analytical and highly collaborative, working with team members across World and also as a liaison for Global projects.
- Lead, develop, and grow a high performance, multi-function team of talented and passionate professionals, who are results driven to take the business forward and demonstrate superior leadership in line with the PayPal values.
- Build scalable systems, lead technical discussions, participate in code reviews, guide the team in engineering best practices. Must be able to write quality code and build secure, highly available systems. 80% of the job requires production quality coding.
- Provide technical leadership and contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, documentation, and support across multiple platforms (Unix, Python, Hadoop, SAP, Teradata)
Highly detailed with a systematic approach, sense of responsibility and strong, positive customer focus. Must be results focused and highly energetic to drive the defined team and organizational goals
Establish a consistent, project management framework and development processes to deliver high-quality software, in rapid iterations, for business partners in multiple geographies
Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
Must have demonstrably strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), to include speaking clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
Effectively lead teams by providing appropriate direction and developmental feedback, conducting annual reviews and participating in compensation decisions
Eat, sleep, and breathe services. Experienced in balancing production platform stability, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt across a broad landscape of technologies
Undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent from a leading university and preferably with a Masters or MBA
4+ years of post-college working experience as a developer and architect in Engineering, or Data-Mining organization
4+ years of Teradata / Oracle SQL masters certification is required
4+ years of Hadoop experience is required
2+ years of SPARK experience is required
Strong conceptual and creative problem-solving skills; ability to work with considerable ambiguity; ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly. Relentlessly resourceful and scrappy
A great communicator, strong project management skills, and superb attention to details
Experience leading teams in a global complex matrix organization involving multiple reporting lines
San Jose, California, United States of America
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