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Senior Android Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/24/2021

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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 392 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.

The Consumer Home mobile engineering team is revamping the consumer dashboard experience.   The dashboard is the gateway to PayPal's features and functionality supporting its 300 million consumer users in 203 markets. PayPal's mobile application enables its customers to send payments, manage their account, and discover new products.  Come be a part of that transformation. We’re seeking a senior Android developer to join a team of talented engineers.  You will work with the Product and User Experience teams delivering new features and functionality, helping set technical direction, and guiding projects through to delivery.

  • Contribute to native Android application development by converting ideas, designs, and requirements into a robust and easy to use application.
  • Lead and deliver complex software development projects with quality and per schedule.
  • Provide frameworks, interfaces, and services that can be extended and reused.
  • Consult with business units on feasibility, technical requirements, and development effort for new initiatives.
  • Provide technical leadership  and mentorship to junior team members.
  • Collaborate with the Core Application team to maintain overall application goals including application size and performance.
  • Identify areas of technical improvement and make business cases for improvements or new areas of opportunities.
  • Define and devise processes, tools, and methodologies to achieve excellence in software development, testing, and deployment.
Job Requirements:
  • 6+ years of experience developing native Android applications in Java and Kotlin.
  • Solid understanding of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.
  • Experience building Android applications connecting to RESTful and GraphQL APIs.
  • Expert knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code.
  • Knowledge of design patterns such as MVC and MVVM.
  • Ability to determine impact of architectural solutions and recommendations.
  • Skilled at writing unit and automation tests.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent projects with different priorities
  • Effective at working in cross-functional groups and getting results in a matrix organizations. 
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; ability to produce clear, concise communications and documentation.
  • Experience with a version control system (GIT, SVN, CVS, etc.).
  • BS in Computer Science or related experience.

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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