Training Instructor 4 PayPal
eBay - Austin, TX

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This is a great opportunity for candidates with a strong Java Programming background and education delivery to work in a rapidly growing, fast paced environment. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you have the opportunity to deliver high-quality, professional training courses, PayPal is looking for you!

PayPal's Technology Education Team is looking for a professional Java Technical Training I nstructor who ha s a knack for delivering top-notch training. This position will support our internal Java application development teams so you must have a strong command of Java, Java Web, Web Services and Spring framework programming environments.

You will have the ability to help refine the course requirements working with our framework development teams and the developers, and then deliver the course. In addition, a proven ability to independently manage projects is highly desirable.

MOST important - You should be passionate about the quality of what you do with an intense desire to continue to make everything you are involved in better. You should also be ready to work hard but have a lot of fun doing it!

Position location may be open to Austin, TX or San Jose, CA

Responsible for the development and delivery of PayPal internal training.

Will create and deliver new technical training initiatives and materials, utilizing a variety of methods and leveraging new and existing materials.

Training delivery primarily in San Jose including remote training for offshore developers and occasional international travel.

Perform training needs analysis.

Develop on-line training materials and testing.

Track training material usage, evaluations, students, certifications, and ROI.

Develop and deliver training for new hires and experienced developers on the eBay V3 and V4 architecture (Java, JDBC, JavaScript, CSS, Geronimo), Application Security, Service Oriented Architecture, Web Services, Messaging, Instrumentation, Unit Testing and other development related training.

Handle logistics of training scheduling, communication, registration, and tracking of certification programs.

Implement Learning Management system and automate tracking of students.

Job Requirements

3+ years of experience as a software application education/training professional is required

5+ years of Java programming experience with good understanding of Java 5 & Java 6 features and Java Web Application development.

Solid understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns and J2EE Experience developing and delivering education on development architectures and/or frameworks

Strong instructional design background Experience creating content encompassing the above for training material (classroom and on-line) or technical documentation

Knowledge in Java, JavaEE, JSP, XML, HTML, HTTP protocol, JSON, CSS, JS, JSTL (tag libraries)

Knowledge in Object-Oriented Programming Methodology & Practice, ideally with designing and programming of applications using Java language constructs

Understanding of Tomcat Servlet Engine or any commercial Application Server and the usage of respective technologies (Java Servlet, Java Server Pages)

Proficient in using Eclipse and in using MS Office Suite - Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Experience using Maven and developing using SOA, SOAP, Hibernate and Spring 3.0 applications is a plus

Administration skills in Windows, Linux/Unix as well as Shell scripting, Java Application Servers (Tomcat, etc.)

Proven experience in instructional design, training background and delivering classes with high marks from attendees

Experience with Learning Management systems, Databases, training scheduling, communication, registration, and tracking of certification programs

Experience in project management around technical documentation or training development and delivery Technical knowledge of training and development concepts, best practices, theories and procedures

Ability to handle logistics of training scheduling, communication, registration, and tracking of certification programs.

BSCS or BSEE or Other Related 4yr Technical Degree. MSCS or equivalent preferred.

Travel up to 25% of time may be required

About PayPal:
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via mobile devices and in store. The service allows people to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With more than 117 million active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce.

Every day at PayPal, we are changing the way the world does business by challenging the status quo, innovating and enabling business between millions of people across the globe. What we do at PayPal has never been done before and it has a tremendous impact! We build BIG and NEW products to drive worldwide commerce. Be it the next mobile payments solution, or a high availability money movement platform, we solve problems on a scale you just can't find elsewhere. PayPal continues to push the boundaries of technology by investing in individuals who passionately believe in the potential of innovative technologies that make up a global market place.

At PayPal/eBay, no matter which of our offices, brands, or locations you call home, you’ll discover consistent benefits that are intended to support you—in your work, your life, your passions, and your future. This is where innovation meets reality! Are you an individual who is ready to grow and join our global community? Would you just like to know more about our latest and greatest projects? We would love to talk to you about it!

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