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Android Mobile Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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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 305 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 an accomplished and passionate Android Mobile Engineer to join our Design System team. We are a cross-functional team of people dedicated to enabling world-class, cross-product experiences through design. We create resources and guidelines to craft cohesive PayPal visual language that developers and designers use to build accessible, consistent, performant and engaging user experiences across all platforms: Web and Native.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Leads native Android app and components development by converting ideas, designs, and requirements into concrete, stable production builds
  • Participates in design & implementation for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces, and services that can be extended and reused for other use cases or teams.
  • Works with product, project, and engineering teams to deliver products on the schedule that solve our customers’ problems
  • Collaborates with Engineering and QA to resolve bugs
  • Develops and communicates technical processes, standards, and best practices to the team

Required Technical Skills

  • 4+ years of software development experience (or Masters with 3+ years of experience)
  • 2-3 years of Android mobile development experience (Java/Kotlin)
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code
  • Experience with animation, and implementing user interface designs
  • Knowledge of design patterns such as MVC and MVVM
  • Strong understanding of design systems and experience of building component libraries.
  • Experience in building components from scratch with KPI like efficacy, preference
  • Foundational understanding of Material Design and components
  • Thorough understanding of the Android Studio and Gradle
  • Strong knowledge of android resources, themes, and styles
  • Skilled at writing Unit and UI Automation tests
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science

Desired Technical Skills

  • Expert understanding of the Android System APIs, Firebase Services, Android app lifecycle
  • Knowledge of open-source and commercial libraries commonly used in the Android ecosystem
  • Understanding of Design process and familiarity with prototyping tools like InVision and Figma

Required Soft Skills

  • A team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen interest in the payments industry

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



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