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Sr. Software Engineer- Mobile in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

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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 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.

Come join PayPal and help transform the shopping experience. PayPal is on a mission to simplify and personalize shopping experiences for consumers and help drive conversion and engagement for merchants. The Shopping engineering team is adding team members in support of PayPal’s Shopping mission. As a senior member of the team, you’ll play a lead role in developing mobile applications in collaboration with Product Owners, Architects, Designers and Engineers to create innovative solutions that scale to serve millions of consumers and merchants. You’ll play an important role in designing and developing products from concept to launch. As a team, we support both the Android and iOS platforms. We do frequent brainstorming sessions and welcome new ideas and diverse perspectives to conceptualize new features. We follow Agile methodologies to quickly iterate and deliver new features. We quickly run A/B test experiments to make product decisions. One of the core values of our team is to learn from each other irrespective of level. We believe in ‘One Team Behaviors’ and Innovation, Collaboration, Inclusion and Wellness are major pillars for our success.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is a strong technologist with a passion for solving complex and challenging problems on mobile platforms.  If you’re excited about your work impacting millions of consumers and merchants and if you love designing and building complex mobile applications, you should join us!
  • Technical lead for a team of mobile engineers responsible for delivering mobile applications features and SDKs - both Android and iOS.
  • Provide architectural direction and thought leadership to a team of engineers.
  • Develop mobile applications and SDKs.
  • Set coding standards and guidelines with attention to performance, scalability, and availability.
  • Collaborate effectively with development, design, and product teams advising on development best practices.
  • Prioritize workload to meet deadlines for projects in the software development lifecycle.
  • Perform quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging, and production environments.
  • Stay current with the newest mobile technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on implementations.
  • Participate in the Agile development process.
Job Requirements
  • 6+ years experience building mobile apps using at least one mobile language - Swift, Java, or Objective-C.  Experience with multiple platforms is preferred.
  • Ability and desire to provide leadership and architectural guidance to the team.
  • Self-directed and comfortable leading projects and managing stakeholders.
  • Expertise in mobile UI design principals, patterns, and best practices.
  • Expertise in RESTful APIs to connect mobile applications to backend services.
  • Experience working with notifications and background tasks in mobile applications.
  • Strong knowledge of algorithms with good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • A strong passion for producing quality software and elegant mobile user interfaces.
  • Strong desire to learn and share knowledge with others.
  • Experience with a version control system (GIT, SVN, CVS, etc.).
  • Experience in the Agile development process.
  • A portfolio of Apps or SDKs available in the App Store or Google Play.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

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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