Sr. Android/iOS Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/28/2019

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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 286 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.

As a mobile Android/iOS software developer on the Payments team, you will work with Designers, Product Owners and Domain Technical Leads to build new experiences and improve existing products by developing robust software solutions and dependable products for PayPal’s merchants and consumers. You’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative and curious, as you’ll work in a fast-paced environment where continuous experimentation and innovation are a given.

The mobile Android/iOS software developer will work with various feature domain and external partners in creating the next generation payments experiences to build world class payments and money management integration solutions. Our engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of payments across all business units. We are looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills and a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability. You will have the opportunity to work across platforms, be it Android, iOS, Services, or Web applications as we bring solutions to our customers.


  • Write clean, solid and testable code while keeping the user experience fast and reliable

  • Make key technical decisions to develop and deliver scalability

  • Design and implement highly available and performant applications to meet business-critical SLAs
  • Effectively collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders including product and design

  • Build the optimal design and model for the UI

  • Deliver code in an Agile software development using test-driven development methodologies.
  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.

  • Define and steward technical standards and quality with fellow Engineers

  • Conduct peer code reviews for pull requests:

Job Requirements:

  • BS/BA or equivalent with 5+ years professional software development experience
  • Strong object-oriented skills including design, coding and testing patterns
  • Experience in designing, developing and delivering software and/or platforms used by other developers (libraries)
  • Strong iOS and/or Android development experience (Java, Objective-C, Swift, Flutter)
  • Have released Android/iOS app
  • Good understanding of Web services and SOA related standards like REST/JSON.
  • Familiar and comfortable with Android/iOS/Web technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging
  • Proven problem-solver and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to operate effectively both independently as well and within a team using Agile methodology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sharp learning curve and open to learn/work in new technologies/platforms.
  • Android/iOS library release management and distribution
  • Experience putting continuous integration and automation infrastructure for Android/iOS
  • Own GitHub code samples in Android or iOS
  • Experience integration, development, and maintenance of push notification functionality in Android/iOS
  • Android/iOS View lifecycle management

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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