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Engineering Manager Consumer Home Native in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

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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.

The native mobile Consumer Home team is seeking to reinvent the consumer logged-in home experience. The experience is the gateway for all features and functionality for PayPal’s over 300 million consumer users. The application currently supports 203 markets enabling our consumer customers to manage their PayPal accounts. We’re currently in the process of a complete transformation to better serve our customers - come be a part of that transformation. We’re seeking a Manager for a team of talented engineers - both Android and iOS. The manager will work with the Product and User Experience teams to help form the road map and set technical direction managing projects through to delivery. Through mentorship and leadership, the manager will instill a customer champion culture working to continuously improve all aspects of the team.

  • Provide technical and domain thought-leadership and mentoring to junior members of the team - particularly on the iOS platform.
  • Manage and deliver complex software development projects with quality and per schedule.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications - a bridge between business and technical domains.
  • Consult with business units on feasibility, technical requirements, and development effort for new initiatives.
  • Work with other engineering managers, engineers, and quality assurance engineers to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs w.r.t functionality, performance, reliability, and quality.
  • Hire and retain strong and innovative mobile development engineers - both Android and iOS.
  • Work with the core Application team to maintain the overall application goals such as application size, performance, etc.
  • Identify areas of technical improvement and make business cases for improvements or new areas of opportunities.
  • Define and devise processes, tools, and methodologies to achieve excellence in software development, testing, and deployment.
Job Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science or related experience.
  • 6+ years related industry experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in managing high performing teams.
  • Experience in managing iOS and Android engineers for a consumer facing product.
  • Solid understanding of iOS and Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.
  • Experience building iOS and/or Android applications connected to RESTful APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent projects with different priorities
  • Ability to objectively appraise and provide valuable feedback to team members.
  • Ability to make hire/no-hire decisions objectively.
  • Ability to determine impact of architectural solutions and recommendations.
  • Experience in justification of technology solutions to business leaders along with senior engineers.
  • Experience with a version control system (GIT, SVN, CVS, etc.).
  • Highly effective at working in cross-functional groups and getting results in a matrix organizations. 
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; ability to produce clear, concise communications and documentation.

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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