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Senior Mobile Engineer Android in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/28/2021

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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 is seeking an accomplished and passionate Android Mobile Engineer to join our Design System team. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with cross-functional teams during all phases of the software development lifecycle and must have familiarity with Agile methodologies, test automation, and release engineering. When you join us, you’ll become part of our goal of making PayPal the best way to pay worldwide. Join us and create products used by millions of people all over the world! We work closely with our design, content, and product teams to build, test, and iterate on new solutions to customers’ problems. And we meet with our customers every week to make sure we’re giving them the app they expect and the experiences they deserve. But it doesn’t stop there. We have dedicated teams to support our Continuous Integration, Quality and Release processes. All this results in your code being published in an update to the App Store at least once every 3 weeks.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Contributes to native Android app development by converting ideas, designs, and requirements into concrete, stable production builds
  • Participates in design & implementation for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces, and services that can be extended and reused for other use cases or teams.
  • Works with product, project, and engineering teams to deliver products on the schedule that solve our customers’ problems
  • Collaborates with Engineering and QA to resolve bugs
  • Develops and communicates technical processes, standards, and best practices to the team

Required Technical Skills

  • 5+ years of software development experience in Android (or Masters with 3+ years of experience)
  • Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming. Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code
  • Experience with animation, and implementing user interface designs
  • Knowledge of design patterns such as MVC and MVVM
  • Strong understanding of design systems and experience of building component libraries.
  • Experience in building components from scratch with KPI like performance and size thresholds
  • Strong knowledge of android resources, themes, and styles
  • Skilled at writing Unit and UI Automation tests
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science

Desired Technical Skills

  • Thorough understanding of the Android Studio and Gradle
  • Expert understanding of the Android System APIs, Firebase Services, Android app lifecycle
  • Knowledge of open-source and commercial libraries commonly used in the Android ecosystem
  • Strong Kotlin skills.

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
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in the payments industry

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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