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MTS 2, Mobile Software Engineer-Android in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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Job Description

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 375 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.

PayPal Identity group builds pluggable and extensible authentication and authorization experience platform that enables secured, convenient and consistent access to 73+ PayPal product channels on iOS, Android and Web platforms, for the 286 million active customers across 202 countries and 100 currencies. We have over 25 million logins to PayPal every day. Identity and related experiences are central and key to making $15.4 billion payment transactions, $936 billion yearly payment volume and $21.45 billion yearly revenue (as per 2020 records) a reality. As a MTS2 Software engineer-Android in Identity group, you will be working with various feature domain partners and external partners in creating next generation identity experiences and building world class payments and money management integration solutions. Our engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of payments across all business units. We are looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability. Join us and help take our Identity Platform to the next level!

As an Identity Experience MTS 2 Mobile software engineer in Android , you'll contribute to PayPal mobile apps and particularly to the Identity Native SDK. 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. You will master both established and cutting edge technologies like Kotlin, Java, Android SDK, Android Studio and others.

About You

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

  • You have 10+ years professional full time experience developing Android applications
  • You have built and delivered one or more apps to the Google Play Store. You have experience using Java and/or Kotlin
  • You have experience using modern Android architectural components and lifecycle management: MVVM, View Model, Live Data, Data Binding, Room Experience with creating custom components
  • Experience with complex or dynamic layouts in Android Experience with localization and internationalization. 
  • You are familiar with Git and GitHub You know how to do offline storage, threading, or performance tuning in an Android app
  • You have interfaced with GraphQL or REST APIs from an Android app You know how to use cloud message APIs and push notifications (through Firebase or similar)
  • You know it's important to monitor your production systems
  • You lint and test all your code or know you should, are willing to deploy your systems to production and troubleshoot them if they fail 
  • You are willing to Mentor and Lead other team members in Design, Architecture and Code Quality.
  • You know about continuous integration systems like (we use Jenkins) You have B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related experience. 

In this role, you'll

  • Work within a mission team (a cross-functional team focused on a specific, well-defined mission) on a given set of features and services
  • Architect, design, write, review, and test code in a collaborative environment
  • Design, build, and maintain PayPal's Identity Native SDK for Android
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of all of PayPal's Identity Native SDK for Android
  • 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 mission team on product requirements and translating those requirements to technical solutions

Desired Technical Skills

  • Experience in identity management / single sign-on domain
  • Prior Knowledge in OAuth 2.0

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 junior engineers in the team.

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



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