Lead Mobile Software Engineer


April 23, 2021

Who we are: 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 375 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.
Job Description Summary: About the team PayPal’s Consumer Credit team is responsible for Global Pay Later and Revolving credit products that play a vital role in fulfilling PayPal’s mission to democratize financial services. We are striving to re-imagine our credit products to provide fair, fast and flexible products that responsibly enable our customers to meet their financial goals. We are a passionate group of engineers, who strive for excellence at everything we do. We highly value diversity, hold each other accountable and equally care about our customers, colleagues and their success!
Job Description:
Job Description
We are looking for passionate, highly talented, self-driven, and proven software engineers to join our team!
In this role, you will be responsible for building scalable, high performance mobile applications using cutting edge technologies for the next generation Buy Now Pay Later product suite (e.g. Pay in 4) and expand core capabilities at global scale to meet ever changing market needs to offer delightful experiences to our customers!
You will work on high-traffic mission critical applications, learn about PayPal business, and receive mentorship and training to help you take on new challenges in your career.


  • Work in a cross-functional scrum team with a specific, well-defined mission to deliver features and services in a fast-paced agile environment

  • Develop the mobile Android and iOS app, converting ideas, designs, and requirements to concrete stable production builds

  • Architect, design and oversee solutions for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces, and services that can be extended and reused

  • Champion code quality, scalability, maintainability, accessibility, observability, documentation, and automated testing

  • Collaborate effectively with product managers, user experience designers, architects and other engineers across teams in translating product requirements into technical solutions that delight our customers


  • 8+ years of experience in building and managing iOS and Android mobile applications using Swift and/or Objective-C, as well as Kotlin and/or Java

  • Solid foundation in computer science concepts, understanding of Object-Oriented Programming, MVC, MVVM, multi-threaded, asynchronous programming

  • Good understanding of Auto layout, Size classes, Core Animation, localization and adaptation

  • Extremely comfortable with understanding and implementing client-side handlers for web services with RESTful services at the backend

  • 2+ years of experience designing, managing complex systems, with the pattern recognition to make high level architectural decisions but also the ability to weigh in on implementation questions

  • An eye for design or an ear for the customer; engineering makes substantive contributions to product definition. Strong empathy for consumers and merchants that PayPal serves and an interest in building products that better serve them

  • Eagerness to share your ideas, and openness to those of others. Ability to work autonomously to drive clarity in ambiguous situations

  • Experience creating accessible components, including knowledge of ARIA and WCAG conformance.

  • Familiarity with TDD, continuous integration (Jenkins), application monitoring (Crashlytics /, mocking tools (such as Apiary), build tools, Unit testing, and automation testing

  • Strong communication skills. You can work with engineers, designers, product managers, and engineering managers to prioritize work and identify opportunities that will benefit multiple teams.


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
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.