Staff Software Engineer - Android

3+ months ago

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 392 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 Consumer In-Store and Digital Commerce team is looking for a Staff Android Engineer to help design and build applications for PayPal. At PayPal, we work together as small, collaborative teams. We’re passionate about code quality and we’re constantly finding new ways to perfect our processes and product. You will be a member of the Engineering team and will be working on products that are directly linked to PayPal’s vision of having a billion active users. We work closely with our design, content, and product teams to build, test, and iterate on new solutions to customers’ problems. We have dedicated teams to support our Continuous Integration, Quality and Release processes. All this results in your code being published in an update to the App Store at least once every 3 weeks.



  • Convert ideas, designs and requirements into concrete, stable production builds 

  • Works with product, project, and engineering teams to deliver products on schedule that solve our customers’ problems 

  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of application.  

  • Perform detailed analysis and technical designs, create technical documents and be active participate in design reviews. 

  • Code, test, integrate, document and release software adhering to technical and quality standards 

  • Develops and communicates technical processes, standards, and best practices to the team  


Required Technical Skills: 


  • At least 8 years’ experience in the field of software engineering  

  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes 

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications 

  • Sound knowledge on RESTful and GraphQL APIs. 

  • Proficient in Git and familiarity with continuous integration. 

  • 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 


Preferred Skills: 

  • Some iOS, React or Java back-end development 

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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