Mobile Application Developer
PayPal Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Financial Services

Job Info

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.

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Job Description Summary:
The Consumer Engineering organization at PayPal Inc. is looking for a staff engineer in the mobile application development space. This is a very high visibility, high impact role focused on improving the latency of key flows within the PayPal and Venmo mobile apps and further ensuring that the latency baselines established for these flows are not exceeded on a go forward basis.

Job Description:

Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Identifying gaps in the collection of latency metrics across key product flows for the Android and iOS versions of the PayPal and Venmo apps
  • Instrumenting collection of customer perceived latency metrics across the PayPal and Venmo apps
  • Designing, implementing and releasing solutions to improve the end-to-end latency for the key flows
  • Stay current with the newest mobile technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on how to leverage them to improve the app latency
  • Develop and communicate technical processes, standards, and best practices to the team to ensure latency baselines for key flows are upheld across app releases
Required Skills
  • 5+ years of experience in iOS and/or Android based mobile application development
  • Expert understanding of the Android System APIs, Firebase Services, Android app lifecycle
  • Expert knowledge of iOS architecture and Swift programming skills
  • Expert knowledge in Kotlin
  • Knowledge of design patterns pertaining to mobile app development
  • Knowledge of industry best practices in improving mobile app performance
  • Strong record of collaboration with multiple teams and platforms to deliver and support major projects and features
  • A team player who values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science
Desired Skills
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in the payments industry


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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

Who We Are:
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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 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

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.

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