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Staff iOS Engineer in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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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.

As an engineer on Global Pay Later team, you will be primarily responsible for feature development on GPL module as part of PayPal Consumer app.

About Us

PayPal’s Consumer Credit team is responsible for Global Pay Later and Revolving credit products that play a vital role in fulfilling PayPal’s mission to democratize financial services. We are striving to re-imagine our credit products to provide fair, fast and flexible products that responsibly enable our customers to meet their financial goals.  

We are a passionate group of engineers, who strive for excellence at everything we do. We highly value diversity, hold each other accountable and equally care about our customers, colleagues and their success! 

What We’re Looking For

We are looking for a passionate, highly talented, self-driven, and proven Staff iOS engineer to join our team!   

As an engineer on Global Pay Later team, you will be primarily responsible for feature development on GPL module as part of PayPal Consumer app. You should be comfortable working with cross functional teams to deliver project. You should excel at planning, developing and testing your code as well supporting members of the team with code reviews and technical guidance.

  • 6+ years experience in iOS Development 
  • Experience developing, maintaining and innovating large scale, consumer-facing mobile applications
  • Experience working on mobile applications at scale. Related technologies include Swift, XCode, etc.
  • Strong record of collaboration with multiple teams and platforms to deliver and support major projects and features
  • Deep understanding and knowledge around consuming GraphQL and REST APIs from iOS applications
  • Ability to understand and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience mentoring and developing software engineers
  • Strong understanding of testing best practices and familiarity with at least one testing framework for iOS
  • Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Stay current with the newest mobile technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on implementations
  • Work with engineering managers, engineers and QA to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs in respect to functionality, performance, reliability, realistic implementations schedules and adherence to development goals and principles
  • Develop new team capabilities to ensure continued competence and relevance in supporting software development needs of PayPal's business

We know confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply!


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



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