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PayPal Senior Android Engineer in San Francisco, California

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.

About Us

Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions to make them intuitive, friendly, and even fun. And it worked: people love sending money with Venmo, and we’re growing by leaps and bounds!

But we’re only just getting started. We want to take that magic of sending money with Venmo and cascade it into every place where people use money. That means connecting people to their money in the most intuitive and fun way possible, then connecting people with each other. Users already love Venmo, but we know there are lots of things we haven’t thought of to make the experience of using Venmo even more delightful and valuable. All that’s going to take a lot of figuring out. Let’s figure it out together!

Senior Android Engineer Experience

The Experience team is responsible for delivering products and features used by millions of Venmo users every day. Everything from sending money to friends to managing a Venmo card are all apart of what we do. Building innovative and user friendly products is at our core and as a result Venmo’s ever-evolving suite of products improve millions of lives daily. Be ready to build something amazing when you get here. Our users are loyal and passionate, and our products sit at the core of a vibrant and extremely competitive industry.

Description

This is an amazing opportunity to join a team that is on the cusp of the next wave of innovation. As an engineer on the experience team you will be primarily responsible for owning feature development end to end, but you should be comfortable moving between layers in the stack from application development to UI and Framework. You will be responsible for developing the next wave of products and features as well as maintain existing features. In addition you’ll also be responsible debugging and delivering the best, the most secure and the most performant application possible. Testing is an important part of what we do so writing and running tests are an important part of how we maintain a quality product.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in software development or a related field

  • Strong Skill Set in Java and Kotlin.

  • Deep knowledge of Android SDK tools and optimization techniques.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work closely with others

  • Strong understanding of testing best practices and familiarity with at least one testing framework such as Expresso, JUnit, Mockito.. etc…

  • Experience with SQL and caching mechanisms

  • Excellent understanding of ConstraintLayout, Animations, Material Design, Vector Drawables, Fragments and Custom Components.

  • Intimate knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming

  • Ability to own the development lifecycle from start to finish

  • Understanding of Threading concepts such as Thread Pools, Queues, Binders etc..

  • An understanding of Services in Android such as BLE or other third-party Services.

  • Bachelors in computer science OR related field of study or equivalent work experience

We know the confidence gap at https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/05/the-confidence-gap/359815/ and imposter syndrome at https://www.braintreepayments.com/blog/overcoming-imposter-syndrome/ can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don’t hesitate to apply.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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