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PayPal Overview

Website www.paypal.com
Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 10000+ Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (PYPL)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
At PayPal, we’re giving people better ways to connect to their money and to each other. Our professionals are helping more than 165 million people around the world to buy, borrow, donate, shop, sell, and trade safely on their own terms.

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Mission: At PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL), we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, last year we processed 4 billion payments, of which 1 billion were made on mobile devices. PayPal gives people ... More

Company Updates

  • "We are thrilled to have this recognition here at PayPal, as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality." PayPal's been ranked 100% on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report related to LGBT workplace equality.

    Core Values: Creating a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

    Learn more about PayPal's 100% rating from the Corporate Equality Index for 2016.

  • PayPal's internship program offers undergraduates and recent graduates to experience first-hand what it's like to work in the global payments industry. From Software Engineering to Product Management, we have internships for you. Learn more.

    Undergraduate Internships | PayPal Jobs - PayPal

    We need global thinkers to invent new ways to make money safe and accessible for all. Browse our internships and apply today.

PayPal – Why Work For Us?

At PayPal, we’re giving people better ways to connect to their money and to each other. We’re putting freedom and flexibility in the hands of our customers, helping people buy, borrow, donate, shop, sell, and trade safely and on their own terms. Our professionals find great satisfaction in unlocking a $26 trillion economic opportunity for more than 165 million people around the world.

We make sure our people are happy, connected, and having fun. It’s important to us that you see the real-life impact of your work—crafting solutions that bring security, confidence and convenience to individuals and businesses around the world. Our professionals are empowered to innovate constantly and to compete fiercely. We believe in the power of inclusion and opportunity, and we know that diversity makes us stronger and better. If you’re ready to take up our global challenge, bring your passion, experience, and vision to the team at PayPal. We are proud to work here. You will be too.


With One Touch, people will be able to pay across their favorite apps in a single touch on any platform, eliminating the need for usernames and passwords each time you pay.

 Ever wonder how currency actually originated? Watch this to better understand the past, present, and future of payments!


The place for opportunity.Consider the ideal opportunity. A place where you can follow your dreams, pursue your interests, be who you are, and love what you do.

It’s a place full of motivation, inspiration, and conversation. Where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. It’s a place where you’ll be embraced for who you are and what you bring to the table. Wondering how to find this place? Maybe you have. Discover a place for you, at PayPal. 

PayPal careers offer:

  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Exciting, high-profile product
  • Outstanding career and growth opportunities
  • Energetic, team-oriented atmosphere

PayPal Reviews

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PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman
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  • Corporate structure makes it hard to do things

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PayPal full-time


    - Still a booming business - Work life balance - People are generally friendly - International travel perks


    - Not as agile as competitors - Running on old code base makes some products hard to revamp - Still mostly relies on old cash cow products. Specially outside of the US

PayPal Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at PayPal (San Jose, CA).


    It takes phone interview and onsite interviews. Phone interview was easy. Onsite interview with five people including manager and it took about five hours to complete. Include asking past experience, coding, algorithm questions and design questions.

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PayPal Awards & Accolades

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  • Technology Executive of the Year - Gold, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
  • Innovator of the Year - Silver, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
  • India’s Best Companies to Work For, Great Place to Work Institute, 2009
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