Senior Mobile Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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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 286 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.

We are seeking accomplished and passionate software engineers to join PayPal Here mobile development team in San Jose California. PayPal Here is one of the fastest evolving applications of company’s product line and we are hoping to expand our team with individuals with an equal flair for creative problem solving and customer obsession. The successful candidate will work closely with the entire development team, contributing to the exciting future of PayPal Here mPOS solution during all phases of software development life cycle.


  • Design, architect and implement mobile middleware and frameworks such as SDK

  • Develop new features and user-interface for our mobile SDK and application

  • Create robust and scalable features and develop prototypes

  • Collaborate with UX/UI team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch

  • Contribute to existing continuous integration framework by automating tests and code analysis

  • Research and develop, various solutions for business and technology strategy

  • Participate in code reviews, design and architectural discussions

  • Develop innovative solutions to improve code performance, reliability and availability

  • Mentor peers


  • Bachelors in Computer Science.  Master's degree is strongly desired

  • At least 6 years professional experience with major programming language and/or mobile development

  • Fundamentals of computer science and principles

  • Expertise in Javascript & NodeJS

  • Proficiency in functional language and architecture

  • Knowledge in OO design and languages - Java, Kotlin, Swift or Obj-C is preferred

  • Supporting product development such as mobile SDKs

  • Strong affinity to quality, scalability and performance

  • Well versed in automation – unit and integration tests

  • Strong understanding of infrastructures such as CI, monitoring, mocking and instrumentation

  • Open to work on both iOS and Android code base

  • Ability to work with multiple cross-functional teams and lead projects to delivery – team player

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity in building Android or iOS applications on top of RESTful services

  • React Native

  • Familiarity in Agile Methodologies

  • Consumer facing application development

  • Knowledge in electronic payments

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.



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