Lead Android Developer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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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 286 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.

Are you passionate about Android mobile development? How about powering authentication and Identity security of all of the mobile apps in PayPal? Have you dabbled with React Native, Flutter, or Hybrid app mixing your mobile functionality with Web application via WebView? If so, we are looking for you. We want you to bring your interests in solving and delivering the next generation identity experience to users around the world. We’re thinking Identity beyond password and putting security on top of that. Contact us and let’s have a conversation.

Here at PayPal Identity Mobile team we build pluggable, reusable, and extensible authentication and authorization experience platform that enable secure, convenient and consistent access to 73+ PayPal product channels on iOS, Android and Web platforms, for approximately 227 million active customer accounts across more than 200 markets. Identity and related experiences are central and key to making $7.6 Billion payment transactions and $451 Billion total payment volume (as per 2017 records) a reality.

As a mobile Android/iOS software developer in Identity team, you will be working with various feature domain and external partners in creating the next generation identity experiences and building world class payments and money management integration solutions. Our engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of payments across all business units. We are looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability. You will have the opportunity to work across platforms, be it Android, iOS, Services, or Web applications as we bring solutions to our customers.

Qualities you have that fits this role are:

  • Driven, persistent, and respectfully questions status quo to get things done
  • Proactive and anticipate changes, potential issues, and gaps that may arise
  • Resourceful, creative, and continuously learn latest technologies
  • Collaborative, works well in a team, as well as can work alone
  • Sense of ownership and accountability on work and aims for perfection
  • Risk taker supporting analytical, logical, and/or critical thinking

A peek on our day to day responsibilities:

  • Work with product owner in understanding product requirements
  • Collaborate in identifying technical gaps and dependencies of the requirements
  • Planning and breaking requirements to smaller task to delegate, coordinate, and estimate effort
  • Design, document, and present solution and implementation
  • Implement and deliver requirements to production with quality including test automation and monitoring
  • Involved in code review lifecycle and quality discussions
  • Support integration, inner-source implementation, releases, and production features
  • Have fun as a team (yes, this is important)

Skills that you will bring to the team:

  • BS/BA or equivalent with 7+ years professional software development experience
  • Strong object-oriented skills including design, coding and testing patterns
  • Experience in designing, developing and delivering software and/or platforms used by other developers (libraries)
  • Strong Android development experience (Java)
  • Have released Android apps
  • Good understanding of Web services and SOA related standards like REST/JSON.
  • Familiar and comfortable with Android/iOS/Web technologies, the trade offs, and the design patterns emerging
  • Proven problem-solver and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to operate effectively both independently as well and within a team using Agile methodology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sharp learning curve and open to learn/work in new technologies/platforms.

Skills that are big pluses:

  • Experience in Identity technologies and protocols such as OAUTH, FIDO, OpenID, etc
  • Android/iOS library release management and distribution
  • Experience putting continuous integration and automation infrastructure for Android/iOS
  • Own GitHub code samples in Android or iOS
  • Experience integration, development, and maintenance of push notification functionality in Android/iOS
  • Android/iOS View lifecycle management
  • Have worked on persistent storage (secure and unsecure) in Android

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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