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iOS - Sr Staff Software Engineer in Austin, Texas, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/3/2022

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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.

Business Profile Growth team is helping local and main street businesses by giving them tools to directly engage in commerce and marketing with Venmo’s millions of users. We are looking for Sr. iOS engineer to join our team.

Venmo is looking for an iOS - Sr Staff Software Engineer to join the team to deliver high quality, secure products to millions of users. The successful candidate will work closely with the entire product development team during all phases software development and lifecycle. You will work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation and experimentation are a given.

About You

If you're on the fence about whether you meet all of the requirements for this role, please apply.

  • 8+ years experience in iOS Development.
  • Experience developing, maintaining and innovating large scale, consumer-facing mobile applications.
  • Experience working on mobile applications at scale. Related technologies include Swift, XCode, etc.
  • Strong record of collaboration with multiple teams and platforms to deliver and support major projects and features.
  • Deep understanding and knowledge around consuming GraphQL and REST APIs from iOS applications
  • Ability to understand and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences in a remote environment.
  • Experience mentoring and developing software engineers.
  • Strong understanding of testing best practices and familiarity with at least one testing framework for iOS.
  • Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming.

In this role, you'll

  • Work within a business profile growth team on a given set of features and services
  • Architect, design, write, review, and test code in a collaborative environment
  • Design, build, and maintain features for Venmo's app
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of the features
  • Build monitoring for all your applications and tasks to ensure their reliability and health
  • Leverage your peers as multipliers for your skills to create excellent products at PayPal
  • Work closely with a product manager for your team on product requirements and translating those requirements to technical solutions

Required Soft Skills

  • A team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion
  • Interested in keeping up-to-date with the latest technological developments
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment
  • Have a Growth Mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in the payments industry
  • Ability to mentor and lead other engineers in the team.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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