Sr. iOS Developer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/8/2019

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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.

PayPal is seeking passionate engineers to create new native mobile experiences for millions of active consumer users. The commerce solutions apps team's goal is to allow consumers to 'Checkout at their convenience'. Now is a great opportunity to be part of the core team that is developing this product. We work together on close knit, small teams to develop our apps. We are passionate about respecting code quality and following our defined best practices while always searching for new, better ways to get things done. The team is always at the forefront of adopting the latest iOS frameworks, platforms and paradigms in day-to-day operations is always looking to innovate and bring the latest mobile technologies to PayPal. We are also the ambassadors for change and modernization and work closely with various teams across the company to help build out better understanding of mobile technologies and enabling them to bring their products and services to our app and other apps across PayPal. We love to keep up with the latest trends in iOS Development and bring them to our app and SDKs quickly wherever it makes sense. We value our ego-free code reviews and have continuous integration set up with a keen eye on quality. We work closely and quickly with our design team to build, user-test and iterate new features with a customer driven focus. A/B testing is a part of our DNA. We love to make quantifiable decisions in product progress based on our user's active and passive feedback. Finally, we value our casual work-hard/play-hard office culture and make ample use of our gaming areas, foosball, ping pong tables, board game collection and kitchens stocked with coffee and snacks.


  • Write clean, solid and testable code while keeping the user experience fast and reliable

  • Make key technical decisions to develop and deliver scalability

  • Design and implement highly available and performant applications to meet business-critical SLAs
  • Effectively collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders including product and design

  • Build the optimal design and model for the UI

  • Deliver code in an Agile software development using test-driven development methodologies.
  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.

  • Define and steward technical standards and quality with fellow Engineers

  • Conduct peer code reviews for pull requests:

Job Requirements:

  • BS/BA or equivalent with 5+ years professional software development experience
  • Strong object-oriented skills including design, coding and testing patterns
  • Experience in designing, developing and delivering software and/or platforms used by other developers (libraries)
  • Strong iOS ( Objective-C, Swift, Flutter)
  • Have released iOS app
  • Good understanding of Web services and SOA related standards like REST/JSON.
  • Familiar and comfortable with iOS/Web technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging
  • Proven problem-solver and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to operate effectively both independently as well and within a team using Agile methodology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sharp learning curve and open to learn/work in new technologies/platforms.
  • Android/iOS library release management and distribution
  • Experience putting continuous integration and automation infrastructure for iOS
  • Own GitHub code samples in iOS
  • Experience integration, development, and maintenance of push notification functionality in iOS
  • iOS View lifecycle management

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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