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PayPal Overview

San Jose, CA (US)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (PYPL)
₹500+ billion (INR) per year

Company Updates

  • PayPal CEO Dan Schulman sat down with our interns as a part of the 2020 Summer Intern Executive Speaker Series. Read his whole post here!

  • PayPal CEO Dan Schulman has been named a 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope laureate, alongside Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dolores Huerta, Colin Kaepernick, and Dan Springer. The award celebrates leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to social change and reflect Robert Kennedy?s passion for equality, justice, basic human rights, and belief that each of us can make a difference.

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PayPal – Why Work With Us?

Fueled 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 267 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.

PayPal has been in India for close to a decade enabling small and medium merchants to leverage the global market and realize the Make in India vision. In 2018, we entered the domestic market with a strong value proposition and a clear roadmap to enable our global experiences & products to benefit the Indian consumer. We offer both merchants and consumers a single account to transact in India and across the globe backed by PayPal’s robust risk and security platform.

We have invested in setting up two world-class Global Technology product centers in Chennai and Bangalore, which employ 2000+ highly skilled technologists. They provide cutting-edge digital payments solutions to our customers worldwide and will be integral to driving our transformation. India’s world-class technology talent residing in our technology centers is critical to bringing our global vision and transformation to life


Global Technology Center

PayPal Chennai’s engineers and knowledge professionals are leading major initiatives and the center has career opportunities for Development and Quality Engineers, Solution Managers, UX and Design professionals, Web Developers and Project Managers, as well as Site Operations, Data Management and Risk Analytics staff.

Global Operations Customer Support Center

PayPal’s Global Operations have expanded to Chennai to support our North American customers’ financial services operations (FSO), with a focus on Compliance and Protection Services. Our Global Operations teammates are empowered to resolve our customer’s questions by using creativity and skill to provide compassionate, practical solutions.

We’re focused on keeping our teams happy, healthy and focused. We offer free bus service that makes the daily commute easier. At our state-of-the-art campus, we have a full-service cafeteria, a fitness center with trainers and dieticians, tables for snooker and tennis, basketball and badminton courts, and an onsite doctor. We strive to make an impact on our local community through programs such as our Joy of Giving Week and by planting trees. Our location offers quick access to area beaches for those who want to surf or sunbathe after work. Apply for one of our open positions today and seek your next challenge with our global team.


The Bangalore development center houses over 200 engineers and business leaders supporting our global and India operations. We have career opportunities available for Development and Quality Engineers, Solution Managers, UX and Design professionals, Web Developers and Project Managers, as well as in Site Operations, Data Management and Risk Analytics.

Our state-of-the-art facility provides roomy workstations, conference rooms with global connectivity facilities, a full-service cafeteria and table tennis, foosball and Xbox gaming facilities. We offer free bus service and cabs to and from work to make your daily commute smoother. Our teammates also volunteer in the local community and charity events, and we lead major initiatives in technology, too.

To watch a video from Guru Bhat, GM Technology and Head of Engineering for PayPal India, visit: 


As a software developer, architect, QA specialist or technical product manager, you’ll have the opportunity to invent solutions that transform the way people shop and do business.

Product Management

As a product manager, you’ll lead the process of defining new ideas for customers and leading teams across every function, through every stage of development.

Design & User Experience

Money is one of the most complex systems in the world. As a user experience practitioner, you will define experiences that make money easy and safe to access and share.

IT & Technical Operations

As part of IT and technical operations, you’ll combine creative thinking with the latest tech to give our builders the best environments to rewire money.

Trust, Safety, & Fraud

Take your honed skills for managing risk and develop solutions that protect the financial security of our customers.

Data Science & Analytics

Superior ideas start with superior data. Turn raw information into opportunities for us to shape the future of money.

Students & Recent Grads

Our internships and entry-level roles will let you put your education into action as you transform our products and our business for customers around the world.

Customer Support

Be on the front line with our customers! Your daily interaction with our customers provides the intelligence needed to help us invent new ways to serve our people and businesses.

In India, 48% of women take a career break due to personal reasons like starting a family, getting married or to pursue a passion. According to the latest Talent Neuron study, 62% women would rather quit, take a break, or move to an organization that is more women-friendly for overall family care, than stay in their current role.

At PayPal, we are focused on providing diverse solutions to real-world challenges. Recharge aims to equip women technologists with the skills and confidence required to help them get back to work and jumpstart their careers after a break. At the end of the program, the participants may have the opportunity to work with us to build next-generation payments.

The programme, over the past two years has received close to 1500 applications with at least three years of experience in software development, PMO, Quality or Analytics. Among these, more than 200 were invited to participate in a skill-building event; 75 of those joined our Bootcamp; and 20 participants were given the opportunity to join PayPal.

PayPal has a very strong university relation and hiring program in place with both Engineering and B-Schools across top 20 universities in India, including the IITs. To attract the top talent, we engage with students and colleges in multiple ways: internships, tech event sponsorships, tech talks, on-site hackathons, research collaboration, course curriculum design and projects. We have an expert team of panelists for university hiring that follows a standardized process, which improves hiring slots, provides a playbook for the panelists, and reviews the shortlisted candidates. 

PayPal wants our employees to feel secure in their benefits, and we support your mental, physical, and emotional balance. Best of all, you are eligible for coverage on your date of hire. Some of our unique benefits are:

Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

The ESPP is a voluntary program which provides eligible employees the opportunity to buy shares of PayPal Common Stock at a discount!

Continue your education and develop your skills

In many of our locations, we offer educational benefits, including courses and training available onsite at our campuses. We also strongly encourage career development and invest in leadership development through programs like the Emerging Leadership Program and Technology Leadership Program, a 2-year rotational program offered to qualified superstar technologists.

Employee Relief Fund

Our employees are our family, and we financially support them through difficult situations. This is why we have established the PayPal Employee Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to employees who are facing financial hardship immediately after an unforeseen, life-altering personal hardship. Examples include fire or flood to an employee’s home, or life-threatening or serious illness or injury.

Free Transport

Company provides free AC and Wi-Fi enabled transport to all employees in Chennai & Bangalore office.

Rest and Recharge

Taking time off is essential to your personal well-being and professional success. In addition to our Time Off program, we offer four weeks of paid sabbatical for every five years of service. We can’t wait to hear your sabbatical story!

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Counseling and consultation services designed to help employees and family with a wide range of personal, emotional or financial issues.

Flexi Work Options

PayPal aims to help its employees perform their jobs in the most productive work environment possible. At times, specific jobs or tasks may be productively accomplished through the use of flexible work arrangements. We fully support this and empower employees to work where they work best. This includes:

  • MyBalance - Part-Time Work Schedules
  • Telecommuting & Flexi work Policy
  • Work from Home Policy


Employees with children aged between 6 months and 4 years, are eligible to avail the PayPal childcare program, which provides support to take care of your young ones while you’re at work.

Cab for Expectant Mothers

A cab is provided for expecting mothers during the last trimester of pregnancy. 

Make an Impact in the Local Community

The Chennai and Bangalore offices hold “Opportunity Hack” events, challenging developers to create solutions for nonprofits experiencing technology troubles. At a recent “Opportunity Hack” more than 35 nonprofits and 300 developers from Bangalore and Chennai participated in the 36-hour event.

Support your community

In addition to the work you’ll do every day at PayPal, we provide opportunities for you to make a positive impact in the community you call home through benefits such as:

  • Matching Gifts & Volunteerism Opportunities
  • Matching Gifts
  • Skills-Based Volunteering
  • Green Teams
  • GIVE Teams


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PayPal Reviews

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    "Awesome and Wonderful."

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    Absolutely employee friendly company , always follow and enforce all employee to adopt the core values of it that makes the whole enviroment cool and enjoyable. only company I have seen in my career which itself does all the possible to make employee financially secure and mentally and physically healthy. If you have been offered don't miss it I must suggest.


    None that I see at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    I can say only Thanks a lot Paypal as you do whatever an employee expects proactively so no advice. Being one of the asia's best place to work itself speaks a lot.

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PayPal Interviews



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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at PayPal (Chennai).


    Onsite round
    - Coding test (easy Hackerrank questions)
    - Technical round (questions based on previous round and other questions)
    - System design round (asked to design system on whiteboard, questions on that and discussion)
    - Hiring Manager round (System Design round + Behavioral questions)

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PayPal Awards & Accolades

  • Fintech Innovation of the Year (shortlisted), FinTech Innovation Awards, 2016
  • Perfect 100 - Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2016 Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2016
  • The Holmes Report's In2 SABRE Award for “Influencer Endorsements and Paid/Unpaid Product Placement.”, The Holmes Report Global SABRE Awards, 2016
  • Best Alternative or Digital Payments Program, The Cards and Payments Awards, 2016
  • Stonewall Diversity Champion, Stonewall, 2015
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