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Senior Mobile Engineer- PayPal Checkout in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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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 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.

The PayPal Checkout team is responsible for a world class payment experience used by millions of people around the world. We believe in data-driven experimentation and working with new technologies to up-level everything we do and deliver. Specifically on our team, we are looking for a passionate mobile developer who is willing to learn/experiment/work with cutting edge technologies and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Solid experience with Android and/or iOS programming + an understanding or desire to learn node.js / javascript programming (since most of our front tier web applications have migrated to using node.js) is what we are looking for.

Day to day:

  • Architect and build your projects on a modern mobile development stacks for the Checkout SDKs 
  • Create / build compelling mobile payment experiences 
  • Keep on top of mobile ecosystem changes and its relevance to our product requirements
  • Bring product and code improvements ideas to the team.
  • Understand the client portfolio that will consume our SDK and constantly loop that back into day to day product development


  • Care strongly about developing amazing mobile experiences.
  • Solid knowledge of iOS and/or Android development ecosystems
  • Experience building and maintaining large scale, high availability mobile apps.
  • In-depth understanding of unique challenges in the rapidly changing mobile ecosystem 
  • Desire to learn node.js / javascript programming (our mid-tier services are based on these technologies)

Extra credit:

  • Have demonstrable apps in the App store

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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