Sr.Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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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.

iOS Platform Software Engineer

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’re looking for an iOS Engineer to assist our Platform team.

The Platform team is responsible for finding scalable, maintainable, testable, and performant solutions which our feature development teams rely on to delight PayPal users. The code you contribute to is likely to be used across our apps including PayPal Consumer and PayPal Business.  Your code will be published in an update to the App Store at least once every 3 weeks.

This position is available at our San Jose campus where 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
• Implements solutions for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces, and services that can be extended and reused for future requirements
• Collaborates with Engineering and QA to resolve bugs 

Required Technical Skills

  • 4 years of mobile development experience
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code
  • Skilled at writing Unit and Automation tests
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science

Desired Technical Skills

  • Thorough understanding of XCode
  • Good understanding of Swift and Objective-C
  • Solid understanding of Cocoa Frameworks
  • Experience with Cocoapods and working with third party frameworks
  • Good understanding of memory management
  • Some Experience with dependency management
  • Ability to refactor Objective-C and Swift code

Required 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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