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Sr.Android Engineer in San Francisco-Xoom at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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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 254 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’re looking for a Senior Android Engineer to help architect, develop, and test the PayPal Android Consumer App. At PayPal, we work together on small, collaborative teams. We’re passionate about code quality and we’re constantly –some might say, obsessively –finding new ways to perfect our processes and product.We work closely with our design, content, and product teams to build, test, and iterate on new solutions to customers’ problems. And we meet with our customers every week to make sure we’re giving them the app they expect and the experiences they deserve. But it doesn’t stop there. We have dedicated teams to support our Continuous Integration, Quality and Release processes. All this results in your code being published in an update to the App Store at least once every 3 weeks.This position is available at either our San Francisco or San Jose campus. A tour 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•Leads native Android app development by converting ideas, designs, and requirements into concrete,stable production builds• Designs and oversees solutions for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces, and servicesthat can be extended and reused for future requirements• Influences and mentors peers-not just in the immediate team, but across PayPal• Works with product, project, and engineering teams to deliver products on schedule that solve ourcustomers’ problems• Collaborates with Engineering and QA to resolve bugs• Develops and communicates technical processes, standards, and best practices to the teamRequired Technical Skills2-3 years of mobile development experienceKnowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous codeExperience with animation, and implementing user interface designsKnowledge of design patterns such as MVC and MVVMSkilled at writing Unit and Automation testsB.S. or equivalent degree in Computer ScienceDesired Technical SkillsThorough understanding of the Android Studio and GradleExpert understanding of the Android System APIs, Firebase Services, Android app lifecycleKnowledge of open-source and commercial libraries commonly used in the Android ecosystemRequired Soft SkillsA team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusionInterested in keeping up-to-date with the latest technological developmentsComfortable working in an Agile environment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.

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