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Senior Software Engineer, iOS in San Francisco at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

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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 267 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.

Senior Software Engineer, iOS

Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients.

Xoom is looking for a seasoned and enthusiastic senior engineer to build the iOS application that offers our customers the next generation of money transfer experiences. As part of your work, you will be interacting every day with the engineering, mobile, product and QA teams. The impact that you will have on the future of the Xoom mobile product line will be incredible.


Architecture, design and implementation of new features in the Xoom iOS application, and refactoring of existing feature implementations

Research and development, and proofs-of-concept experiments to push the boundaries of app capabilities and to leverage new paradigms in client-server interaction and data syncing

Thought leadership in Xoom’s ongoing engineering effort in building a mobile-first mindset

Anchoring a sustained and dedicated iOS engineering team


5+ years of experience in iOS software engineering

Confidence in advocating for and implementing design patterns

Have previously designed and built client-side integration with REST APIs

Have deployed apps in production environments, serving several thousand mobile users

Write unit tests not because you have to, but because you know it makes your code better

Can take and give constructive criticism in the form of code reviews and pair programming

Want to work in an Agile, fast-paced environment, with continuous build, integration, deployment and monitoring frameworks like Jenkins, Bugsnag, Mixpanel

Are confident in your knowledge of Git, with experience to support your recommendations on best practices

Have excellent written and verbal communication skills


Push notifications feature integrations

Experience with best practices for iOS and Swift

Full stack (client and server) experience (professional, or on your own app or service)


BS in Computer Science, EECS or equivalent knowledge

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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