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Senior Software Engineer

PayPal

PayPal

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. Just Venmo me. You may have heard—or used—this phrase before. Venmo has reached verb-status, becoming synonymous with “sending & receiving money.” But Venmo isn’t just about transactions. It’s about interactions. It’s where your money finds meaning as you share, connect, and split purchases with friends. People love sending money and paying with Venmo, and we've come a long way from our humble beginnings as a P2P app. Millions of users have now also made our products such as the Venmo Debit Card, Venmo Checkout, Venmo Credit Card, Crypto on Venmo (and more) a part of their financial lives, and there’s so much more we can do as their go-to for fast, safe, and secure payments. 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 are growing rapidly! But we are 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 have not thought of to make the experience of using Venmo even more delightful and valuable. All that is going to take a lot of figuring out. Let us figure it out together!

Job Description:
What you need to know about the role:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will act as a subject matter expert. We are looking for technologists with the highest levels of technical talent, programming, and communication skills with a keen desire to deeply understand our product and how to make our systems stronger and more resilient.

Meet our team:

At Venmo, we are creating a product that people love. We strive to create a delightful user experience while connecting the world and empowering people through payments. We are looking for intellectually curious people who want to be inspired and inspire others to change the world.

Your way to impact:

Engineering is a craft, and at Venmo we want the internals of our software to be as elegant as the end user experience we are designing. We spend our days scaling our infrastructure and building new features to meet and exceed our user’s needs and wants. We teach and learn from one another and push each other to be at our creative and analytical best.

In your day to day role you will:

  • Lead engineering efforts and team level processes by defining outcomes for others, refining ongoing processes, and providing technical advice to senior leaders on systems, solutions, challenges and strategy.
  • Evangelist for technical standards, engineering best practices, and quality across larger Venmo team and PayPal, Inc. Determines the technical tasks that other engineers will follow.
  • Support end-to-end ownership of design, implementation and operational excellence of software components while proactively improving existing structures and processes.
  • Contribute to the technical engineering roadmap by completing quality and thorough assessments of implementation alternatives and their associated tradeoffs and providing recommendations.
  • Be consistently solutions-focused while contributing to the vision of domain and larger Venmo & PayPal technical engineering roadmap.
  • Exercises judgement in reconciling diverse and competing priorities to identify optimal solutions to problems.
  • Leverage strategic thinking and experience to look ahead and anticipate consequences and risks linked to implementation choices; able to identify patterns to reduce repetition into meaningful general solutions.
  • A key voice on team-level processes (ex code & design reviews) and oversees projects, ensuring an accurate, complete, timely and operable solution is delivered.
  • Serves as an expert to resolve technical inquiries of others.
  • Be able to provide technical leadership for a team with limited guidance from management or senior teammates.
  • Strong skills interacting and tailoring communication with various technical and non-technical stakeholders, such as product, support, finance operations, compliance and legal.


What do you need to bring:

  • 8+ years' experience in Mobile Development.
  • Experience developing and maintaining consumer-facing mobile applications at scale. Strong Swift or Kotlin skills & knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code.
  • Deep understanding and knowledge around consuming GraphQL and REST APIs from Mobile applications.
  • Passionate about mentoring and developing software engineers.
  • Ability to understand and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong understanding of testing best practices and familiarity with at least one testing framework for Mobile Development. Skilled at writing Unit and Automation tests.
  • Strong knowledge of common design patterns, algorithms, and object-oriented programming with expertise in design patterns such as MVC and MVVM.


Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

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.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York city. Click https://careers.pypl.com/Contact-Us/default.aspx

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