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Staff Software Engineers at PayPal give their company a 4.1 out of 5.0, while the average rating for PayPal is 4.0, making them 2% happier than every other employee at PayPal and 5% happier than every other Staff Software Engineer on CareerBliss - the happiest Staff Software Engineers work for General Electric.

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 1 Staff Software Engineer Review Rating)
Staff Software Engineer
in San Jose, CA

"Good company; complex, segmented environment; poor tools."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Outstanding benefits, solid company, good lower management. Lots of variety available."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't expect to ever know everything. Expect to feel dumb for the first year you work here. Accentuate your flexibility and ability to work in a poorly-defined environment without a lot of supervision."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Poor upper management. Extremely enormous and complex coding environment. Poor developer support. Poor ownership of code areas."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Ask front line workers what works and what doesn't. Ask for specific feedback on their management chain without fear of repercussion."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Staff Software Engineer
in Scottsdale, AZ

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"The people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know your puzzles, know your C++, know your searches, sorts, and other common algorithms, including O() run time."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Management. The work environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more of a tech company, and less of a financial services company."

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