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Senior Android Engineer in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/29/2020

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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 325 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.

Engineering with Expertise in Android Ecosystem

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 mission of our Consumer Financial Services (CFS) team is to provide an array of services to benefit our financially underserved community in their everyday lives. PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and currently enables millions of people around the world to complete their purchases. Leading the way as a customer champion, PayPal offers a delightful user experience at an unprecedented scale. We intend to bring breadth to that experience in meaningful ways and to do so by leveraging the latest and greatest in technology. We are looking an engineering leader to lead an outstanding Android team in Guatemala City. The primary responsibilities include providing technical, domain and people management expertise in delivery of software for PayPal's consumer-focussed services such as Direct Deposit, Goals, Cash In, Cash Out etc. You'll bear a stewardship role in ensuring the continued growth and improvement of the environment, capabilities and stature of the group. You should have a strong drive for results and continuous innovations, and be able to deliver with minimal supervision. The scale of PayPal offers a unique opportunity, and we have the privilege to work with some of the smartest and most humble people. Here at PayPal, we look for people who are curious, innovative and work to be a little better every single day. We work hard and strive to stay smart, innovative and collaborative. This role would have you joining a team that provides the opportunities of a startup but without any of the potential instability and loss of work/life balance that comes with working for one. The best of both worlds. What we do matters—both to us and to millions of people around the world.

We can't wait to meet you!





What you'll be doing

  • Support in the overall well-being, happiness and growth of each members of your team
  • Lead and grow a team of motivated Android engineers that supports PayPal's "One Team Behaviors"
  • Execute on team's goals in a planned and systematic way
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to evaluate organizational needs and opportunities to help define roadmaps
  • Be accountable for the roadmap deliverables by staying on top of the plan and execution
  • Implement effective engineering processes and practices
  • Provide technical guidance by the means of pair programming, prototypes, code and design reviews etc
  • Monitor on-call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues
  • Be proactive and creative about resolving conflicts in a respectful and nurturing way
  • Execute on the hiring plan - sourcing, screening, interviewing and teaching


Basic qualification

  • 5+ years of experience in the software development industry
  • 2+ years of progressive experience in managing high performing team, recently with an Android team
  • 2+ years of experience in building, or technically leading the development, of an Android app
  • Skilled at objectively appraising and providing relevant feedback to your team on a continuous basis
  • An eye for the beautiful design and attention to detail to create delightful mobile experience
  • Solid knowledge in enterprise architecture and design, particularly for Android applications
  • Solid understanding of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience building Android applications over RESTful APIs
  • Solid on algorithm with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Innovative and analytical, with ability articulate/debate complex situations with diverse audience
  • Excellent at managing time and priorities
  • Strong collaborator and communicator. Must be proficient in speaking, writing, and reading in English, in a business and technical environment


Nice to have

  • Push notifications feature integrations
  • Experience with ORMLite, EventBus, Retrofit REST client, Kotlin
  • Experience with best practices for Android fragmentation
  • Full stack (client and server) experience
  • Experience building teams and/or start-ups
  • Familiarity with bash and Python scripting
  • Experience with Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM)


Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

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.


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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