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Staff Android Engineer in Bangalore at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

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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.

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 375 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’s “Consumer In Store” team is looking for a Staff Android engineer to lead and develop state of the art Android mobile application for our customers transacting in physical shops and stores. As one of the senior most member of technical staff, you will develop and influence the product experience for PayPal’s customers in 200+ countries. You have deep experience in building customer facing Android mobile applications and have good understanding of how Web applications, Web Services, and backend systems work. Agile development, ability to lead and mentor other junior members of team, hands-on technology skills, positive work ethic and a collaborative mind set are the key to your success in this role. You will be working with various cross functional groups (business, product, analytics, user experience design and engineering) and will require admirable articulation, negotiation and influencing skills given the level of visibility. Experience or awareness of the payments industry is a big plus.

The primary role of the staff Android engineer in “Consumer In-Store” team is to lead scrum team(s) and responsible for the delivery and support of world class mobile experiences. This position requires extensive background in Android application development and sound software engineering fundamentals. The successful candidate will work with engineering manager, architects, production manager, and other software engineers to design, code, test, release and maintain high quality software for PayPal’s global customers within schedule and budget.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain high performing, reusable Java and Kotlin code
  • Work with product owners to crystallize the technical needs during grooming and planning meetings
  • Work with engineering managers, engineers and QA to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs in respect to functionality, performance, reliability etc
  • Define and devise processes, tools and methodologies to achieve excellence in software development, testing and deployment
  • Follow coding standards and guidelines with great attention to performance, scalability, and availability
  • Stay current with the newest mobile technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on implementations
  • Ability to reduce tech-debt and have a plan to remove them from the system
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a team to define, design, implement, test, release rollout and support software applications for PayPal
  • Follow the team processes like Agile etc.

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of software industry experience with 5+ years of Android development experience
  • Solid understanding of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience building Android applications connected to RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code
  • Practical knowledge on Android architecture
  • Expert understanding of the Android lifecycle, SDK/API's and performance optimization 
  • Proficiency in developing libraries, dynamic modules and SDKs
  • Should have an understanding of RxJava, Kotlin coroutines, retrofit, okhttp
  • Experience with Git,Gradle and the Android build system
  • Expert at writing Unit and Automation tests
  • Knowledge of unit/function/system testing tools such as Junit, Cucumber, Appium
  • Knowledge of open-source and commercial libraries commonly used in the Android ecosystem
  • Have published one or more mobile apps in Google Play Store
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in refactoring existing code-base and in understanding existing implementations
  • Experience with multiplatform responsive design
  • Desire to work in a fastpace environment and able to self-manage
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team
  • Highly analytical, innovative, and able to think strategically and to develop comprehensive detailed specifications
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; ability to produce clear, concise communications and documentation
  • Highly effective at working in cross-functional groups and getting results in matrix organizations
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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