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23 - Software Engineer 2, Quality in Newton at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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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 277 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.

Quality Engineer: As part of the Quality Engineering team, this role will help own the quality, live health, and bug fixing process for backend and client development. Having a strong passion for user-centered design, this role will help delight our customers by driving testing best practices across the engineering organization, ensuring we are covering testing of all functional aspects as well as availability, scalability, and performance. Deep, practical experience in testing and maintaining internet-scale applications and services is required.

At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments.  We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world.

Engineering is a craft, and at Venmo we want the internals of our software to be as elegant as the end user experience we are designing.  We spend our days scaling our infrastructure and building new features to meet and exceed our user’s needs and wants. We teach and learn from one another, and push each other to be at our creative and analytical bests.

The Android Automation Engineer will build highly robust, reliable and fast automated tests for Venmo’s Android App leveraging Java, Kotlin and the Espresso automation framework. .


  • Write automated tests using Kotlin, Java and Espresso for Venmo’s Android App. .

  • Define, program, update and troubleshoot automated tests.

  • Work alongside other engineers at Venmo to help drive and improve the quality of our tests and product so our customers have the best experience possible.

  • Partner with product and infrastructure engineers to understand Venmo domains and architecture to write the best tests that fit within Venmo’s CI/CD system.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, related technical discipline, or relevant practical experience.

  • 4+ years experience programming experience in Java and Kotlin.

  • Experience with Espresso or other mobile automation frameworks. .

  • Experience in designing and building automated tests leveraging Cloud infrastructure and Continuous Delivery systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS + 5 years of relevant work experience, MS + 3 years of relevant work experience, or PhD + 2 years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in test frameworks design, development, and related solutions.

  • Experience with build tools such as Maven or Gradle.

  • Technical knowledge and experience with mobile application development.

  • Strong object-oriented skills including design, coding, and testing patterns

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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