Senior Mobile Developer - Android in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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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 210 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.

PayPal is seeking accomplished and passionate Software Engineers to join our existing team in San Jose CA or San Francisco CA, contributing to the exciting future of software products/technologies that fall under our mobile and particularly PayPal Here product family. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with the entire product development team during all phases software development and life cycle. We’re seeking individuals with an equal flair for creative problem solving, familiarity with full stack development, agile methodologies, test automation and preferably foosball skills. PayPal Here is one of the fastest evolving and high visibility applications of PayPal product
line; and we’re hoping to expanding our team with superstars.

Day to Day Roles & Responsibilities
Design, architect and implement mobile applications, middle ware and frameworks such as SDK
Develop new features and user-interface for our mobile apps and SDK
Optionally contribute, create or maintain server-side code
Create robust and scalable high-volume production applications and develop prototypes quickly
Collaborate with UX/UI team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch
Contribute to our existing continuous integration framework by automating features as we go using UIAutomation
Research, analyze, design, develop and test the solutions that are appropriate for the business and technology strategy
Participate in design discussions, code reviews, and project related team meetings
Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge
Collaborate with product management, QA, operations and engineering teams to develop innovative solutions that meet business needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, and adherence to development principles and product goals


Required Technical Skills
Mobile development (Android)
Well versed in object oriented design and common design patterns
Fundamental computer science principles
Familiarity with Operating Systems - UNIX/Linux and Networking
Automation & software testing methodology
Familiarity in server-side development
Source control – GIT


Required Soft Skills
Team-player. We’re certainly not looking for a narrow or vertical expertise
Agile Methodologies
Consumer facing application development
Strong verbal & written communication skills
Foosball skills (American or Italian style) a plus
Preferred / Desired Skills
Javascript, Node, and server-side development is strongly preferred
Knowledge in electronic payments


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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