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Sr Software Engineer - Android in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/7/2020

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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 305 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 Identity team is responsible for the mobile/web applications and services that enables PayPal users to authenticate themselves so they can use PayPal's mobile product offerings. We build experiences and platform capabilities to authenticate and authorize users and devices by building great native experiences in Android and iOS.

We are looking for an Android Software Engineer to join us in leading the design, development, and testing of the Authentication SDK that is an integral part of the family of PayPal Mobile applications. 
We are passionate about code quality and follow our defined best practices while always searching for new, better ways to get things done. We value our ego-free code review and have continuous integration set up to test our pull requests, deliver nightly builds and run nightly regressions with our automated tests. We work closely and quickly with our design team to build, test and iterate on new features with a customer driven focus.
•         5+ years overall experience, and 4+ years in designing and building Android applications on top of RESTful services.
•         Proficient in Java AND/OR Kotlin and native Android application development.
•         Expert in design/implementation for availability, scalability and performance.
•         Confidence in advocating for and implementing Android design patterns.
•         Write unit tests not because you have to, but because you know it makes your code better.
•         Familiarity with continuous integration (Jenkins), application monitoring (Crashlytics and, mocking tools (Appium and Apiary) and cucumber for functional tests.
•         Open to work on both Android and iOS code base.
•         Knowledge and experience in integrating with GraphQL backend is preferred.
•         B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science is desired

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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