Senior Android Architect in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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 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.

Android Architect for the Consumer PayPal Android Application

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 237 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.

We are looking for a Senior Android architect to make of the PayPal Android Consumer App the best digital payment Android application in the industry worldwide. You have an established track record breaking down complex problems into smaller, composable parts. You have an in-depth knowledge of the Android platform, you love coding, and you are proud of delivering high quality innovative Android applications. You are able to clearly communicate complex software architecture to project stakeholders and product owners. You drive the quality up and the risk down. You are an expert at applying platform features and best practices and sharing that knowledge to help the team grow. 

This position is available at either our San Francisco or San Jose campus. 

At our San Jose campus you’ll find two onsite cafes and outdoor bar. We have many company sports teams, an onsite basketball court, a fitness center with personal training, and many other wellness programs for you to enjoy. We offer free, round-trip bus service to San Francisco, free shuttles to Caltrain and charging stations for electric cars.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Work with Product Managers, Designers, Engineering Leaders to translate complex business requirements into actionable units of work that team members can understand and implement
  • Design and prototype solutions for our Android app by using the latest Android technologies and frameworks
  • Quality and performance are your key values and you apply them to everything you do. You will look at opportunities to improve our app and provide an excellent user experience to all our users worldwide
  • You will communicate with peers, engineering management, Android developers on a daily basis. You will be able to influence decision makers and peers to take bold decisions and improve our Android applications, tools and processes always better over time
  • You will mentor developers and make our teams grow over time not only in the immediate team, but across PayPal

Required Technical Skills

  • 8+ years of Android development experience
  • 3+ years of experience as an Android Architect
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code
  • Experience with animation, and implementing user interface designs
  • Knowledge of design patterns such as MVC and MVVM
  • Knowledge of open-source and commercial libraries commonly used in the Android ecosystem
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science (MS preferred for this role)
  • A team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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.

R0045432

CHECK OUT OUR SIMILAR JOBS

  1. Software Engineer Jobs
  2. Project Engineer Jobs