Sr Staff Engineer - Crypto Compliance

Company: PayPal, Inc.
Location: San Jose, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021
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Who we areFueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to...


Who we areFueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal's 392 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.When applying for a job you are required to create an account, if you have already created an account - click Sign In.Creating an account will allow you to follow the progress of your applications. Our system does have some requirements that will help us process your application, below are some guidelines for creation of your account:Provide full legal First Name/Family Name - this is important for us to ensure our future hires have the rightsystem set up. Please Capitalize first letter of your First and Last Name.Please avoid using fully capitalized text for your First and/or Last Name.NOTE: If your name is hyphenated or has multiple capitalization, please use the same format as your government ID.Job Description Summary:PayPal's Blockchain, Crypto and Digital Currencies (BCDC) business unit is focused on ensuring end-to-end management of PayPal's underlying product, technology infrastructure, partnerships and regulatory foundations for digital assets to... help enable our support of existing capabilities and markets, as well as drive continued growth in the space.As a member of PayPal's Compliance Platforms Engineering team supporting our Blockchain, Crypto, and Digital Currencies unit, you will help shape the foundation for the next generation of financial services by keeping the financial system safer from fraud, money laundering, and other high-risk typologies involving the illicit use of cryptocurrency.Job Description:What You'll Do:Play a key role in understanding the world of crypto/blockchain based actions (payments and beyond) and its impact to the world at largeMap the intersection of blockchain/crypto to PayPal's ecosystem and specifically around Regulatory Compliance (such as KYC, Sanctions, AML, and more..)Provide technical leadership, define architecture best practices and work with Engineering and Product counterparts across the organization.Drive both technology and product innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build high-quality platform solutions.Communicate and solve through ambiguity, being open to feedback while not being afraid to outline the best experience for the end-userWhat do you need?2+ years of experience as blockchain developer (overall 12+ years of experience) and advanced proficiency in programming languages (such as Java/C++/Python).Back-end system design/architecture/API-design experience along with expertise in algorithms, data structures, cryptography.Exposure/expertise in blockchain and cryptocurrency technology such as distributed ledger, consensus, smart contracts, and blockchain protocols (e.g. Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, etc.)Subject matter expert or ability to research crypto concepts and tools available in blockchain.End to end understanding of multiple blockchain based cryptocurrencies/coins (e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum)Exposure to crypto/blockchain analysis tools such as Chainalysis, EllipticAbility to understand and propose integrations between on-chain/off-chain systems.Ability to mentor engineers/leaders on blockchain technology.Innovation acumen with ability to drive multiple proof of concepts, open-source and enterprise platform tech evaluations, and industry best-practicesNice-to-havesRegTech experience with an understanding of KYC, Sanctions, AML, Compliance Investigations andFinTech experience with a deep understanding of payments processing, eCommerce, customer identity, and wallet management.NFT/marketplace product experience.Subsidiary:PayPalTravel Percent:0Primary Location:San Jose, California, United States of AmericaAdditional Locations:We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.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. 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