Android Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

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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 286 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.

About Us We all love what we do, and we all love doing it together, because we demand the best people to make the best Venmo. Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the foreboding walls of financial transactions to make them intuitive and even fun with friends. And it worked, people love sending money with Venmo. But we’re not done. We want to take that magic of sending money with Venmo and cascade it into every place you use your money. We want to connect the people of the world with their money, in an intuitive way, then connect them with each other in a genuine way. All that’s going to take a lot of figuring out. Let’s figure it out together. Engineering at Venmo At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments. We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world. Engineering is a craft, and at Venmo we want the internals of our software to be as elegant as the end user experience we are designing. We spend our days scaling our infrastructure and building new features to meet and exceed our user’s needs and wants. We teach and learn from one another, and push each other to be at our creative and analytical bests. Android at Venmo Venmo is seeking passionate mobile engineers who will work closely with our product and design partners to build new features and iterate and test new ideas on Android platform. We are a small team that values ego-free code reviews, passionate about code quality and always searching for new, better ways to get things done and improve our app as well continuous integration set up to test our pull requests, deliver nightly builds and run regressions. Finally, we value our casual work-hard/play-hard office culture and make ample use of our gaming areas, board game collection and kitchen stocked with snacks. Your primary responsibilities will be delivering new features while keeping the quality and security of the app in mind, reacting to customer feedback & internal user testing, working closely with our product and design team to prototype new experiences and helping expand our app’s reach however possible. What You’ll Do Implement new features and bug fixes for our Android app. Follow and promote security best practices Implement & iterate with our design and product teams in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch. Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge. Contribute to our existing continuous integration framework by automating features as we go. What We’re Looking For Bachelors and/or Masters in computer science OR related field of study 5+ years experience in software development or a related field Experience mentoring and developing software engineers Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience Android and Java experience, including a deep understanding of the Android SDK Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming Experience leading the development through the full Android development lifecycle

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelors and/or Masters in computer science OR related field of study
  • 5+ years experience in software development or a related field
  • Experience mentoring and developing software engineers
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Android and Java experience, including a deep understanding of the Android SDK
  • Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Experience leading the development through the full Android development lifecycle

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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