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iOS Engineer in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

PayPal’s Consumer Credit team is responsible for Global Pay Later and Revolving credit products that play a vital role in fulfilling PayPal’s mission to PayPal is on a mission to democratize financial services. The PayPal Credit team is responsible for the mobile applications and services that enable our US and international customers to borrow money with ease through our credit products. PayPal Credit is a strategic part of the PayPal business plan with important revenue-generating projects that will impact overall company performance.

We are looking for an iOS Software Engineer to help lead the design, development, and testing of the PayPal Consumer Mobile application. We are passionate about code quality and follow our defined best practices while always searching for new, better ways to get things done.

The primary role as an iOS Engineer is to provide expertise and deliver code for the mobile application of PayPal that hosts the Credit module. The person should have an attitude to take the challenge and provide the best for the situation as it demands. Beyond this, the successful candidate is expected to be a multi-disciplinary and is a multi-talented member of the technical team.

You'll be expected to be a self-starter and a team player, with a strong drive for results and continuous innovations, and should be able to deliver work with minimal supervision.

We value our ego-free code review and have continuous integration set up to test our pull requests, deliver daily builds with our automated tests. We work closely and quickly with our design team to build, user test and iterate on new features with a customer driven focus.

Job Responsibilities

- Develop and maintain high performing, reusable Swift

- Follow coding standards and guidelines with great attention to performance, scalability, and availability

- Stay current with the newest mobile technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on implementations

- Mentor juniors in the team and help them sharpen their technical finesse

- Ability to reduce tech-debt and have a plan to remove them from the system

- Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a team to define, design, implement, test, release rollout and support software applications for PayPal

- Work with product owners to crystallize the technical needs during grooming and planning meetings

- Work with engineering managers, engineers and QA to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs in respect to functionality, performance, reliability, realistic implementations schedules and adherence to development goals and principles

- Develop new team capabilities to ensure continued competence and relevance in supporting software development needs of PayPal's business

- Define and devise processes, tools and methodologies to achieve excellence in software development, testing and deployment

Job Requirements

- At least 2 years of iOS development experience

- Highly competent hands-on experience in the following:

- Solid Swift programming skills

- Solid understanding of mobile UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

- Experience building iOS applications connected to GQL and RESTful APIs

- Practical knowledge on iOS architecture

- Solid knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills

- Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team

- Experience with a version control system

- Highly analytical, innovative, and able to think strategically and to develop comprehensive detailed specifications

- Excellent verbal and writing skills; ability to produce clear, concise communications and documentation

- Highly effective at working in cross-functional groups and getting results in matrix organizations

- Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities

We know confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply!


For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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 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