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Senior iOS Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/14/2020

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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 305 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 Mobile Wallet team builds the user experiences used by millions of consumers across the globe. We don’t think wallet management has to be a “one size fits all” process, we’re on a mission to provide smarter, more tailored, experiences to all of our users. It’s a future where consumers can pay the way they want with all the accompanying benefits, all without needing to know anything about a complex global payments ecosystem. The PayPal Consumer Wallet App engineering team is focused on building quality mobile products for our customers who rely on PayPal for managing their money. We’re seeking Senior iOS Engineer with hands-on in Objective C/Swift and mobile development lifecycle to join us on this journey. You’ll be a part of the “what” and “how” of the future of consumer applications and product development at PayPal.

Day to day:

  • Work with product and design teams to develop new ideas and explore new opportunities. Your opinion matters and you’ll have opportunities to have a say in how things are built out
  • Architect and build your projects using mostly Swift 5 and above and some Objective-C/C
  • Write code that is designed to be reusable and that can be shared amongst other teams
  • Experience with localization and internationalization
  • Familiarity with animation in iOS
  • Familiarity with auto layout and how it differs from frame based layout
  • Experience working with notifications and background tasks in apps
  • Experience building embeddable software development kits for others to consume, as well as having knowledge about the pros and cons of SDK development
  • Bring product and code improvement ideas to the team
  • Be willing and able to learn new technologies and programming languages when the need to do so arises
  • Comfortable working with Xcode, Interface Builder, Objective-C/C++ and Swift programming
  • Able to work with abstract architecture and move existing non generic code to a more generic and abstract framework when necessary
  • Minimum 4-6 years of industry relevant experience


  • Care strongly about developing amazing user experiences
  • Ability to see, notice and address visual inconsistencies such as unequal or insufficient padding, inconsistent shadows and other UI minutiae that are insignificant alone but add up to a lackluster presentation when combined
  • Excited about the opportunity to explore new technologies and programming languages when the need arises

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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