PayPal Senior Mobile Developer - Android in San Jose, California

Senior Mobile Developer - Androidin San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 3/14/2018

  • Job ID: R0016840

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

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 210 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.

PayPal is seeking accomplished and passionate Software Engineers to join our existing team in San Jose CA or San Francisco CA, contributing to the exciting future of software products/technologies that fall under our mobile and particularly PayPal Here product family. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with the entire product development team during all phases software development and life cycle. We’re seeking individuals with an equal flair for creative problem solving, familiarity with full stack development, agile methodologies, test automation and preferably foosball skills. PayPal Here is one of the fastest evolving and high visibility applications of PayPal product

line; and we’re hoping to expanding our team with superstars.

Day to Day Roles & Responsibilities

Design, architect and implement mobile applications, middle ware and frameworks such as SDK

Develop new features and user-interface for our mobile apps and SDK

Optionally contribute, create or maintain server-side code

Create robust and scalable high-volume production applications and develop prototypes quickly

Collaborate with UX/UI team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch

Contribute to our existing continuous integration framework by automating features as we go using UIAutomation

Research, analyze, design, develop and test the solutions that are appropriate for the business and technology strategy

Participate in design discussions, code reviews, and project related team meetings

Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge

Collaborate with product management, QA, operations and engineering teams to develop innovative solutions that meet business needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, and adherence to development principles and product goals

Required Technical Skills

Mobile development (Android)

Well versed in object oriented design and common design patterns

Fundamental computer science principles

Familiarity with Operating Systems - UNIX/Linux and Networking

Automation & software testing methodology

Familiarity in server-side development

Source control – GIT

Required Soft Skills

Team-player. We’re certainly not looking for a narrow or vertical expertise

Agile Methodologies

Consumer facing application development

Strong verbal & written communication skills

Foosball skills (American or Italian style) a plus

Preferred / Desired Skills

Javascript, Node, and server-side development is strongly preferred

Knowledge in electronic payments

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.


Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.