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MTS 1, Staff Android Engineer in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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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 375 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 Consumer Finance team is responsible for delivering products and features used by millions of Venmo users every day. Everything from sending money to friends to managing a Venmo card are all apart of what we do. Building innovative and user friendly products is at our core and as a result Venmo’s ever-evolving suite of products improve millions of lives daily. Be ready to build something amazing when you get here. Our users are loyal and passionate, and our products sit at the core of a vibrant and extremely competitive industry. 

Venmo is looking for a staff android engineer to join the team to deliver high quality, secure products to millions of users. As an engineer on the consumer finance team you will be primarily responsible for feature development and you should be comfortable with planning, developing and testing your code as well as supporting the team with code reviews and debugging.

We are a small team that values ego-free code reviews, passion for quality and security and is always looking to improve ourselves and the work we deliver to our users.

What We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years experience in Android Development

  • Strong Kotlin Skills. 

  • Experience mentoring and developing software engineers

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience

  • Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming

  • Experience leading the development through the full Android development lifecycle

  • Experience developing, maintaining and innovating large scale, consumer-facing mobile applications

  • Strong understanding of testing best practices and familiarity with at least one testing framework for Android. 

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or equivalent work experience


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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