Android Engineer

Senior
Remote

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Our client is on a mission to provide the best educational start possible by offering personalized, fun and proven learning products for children ages 2-8. They believe that the single greatest investment in a child’s future is early childhood education, meaning that each child’s chances of success increase — not just in school, but also in their broader lives. They have a passionate and professional team that creates a fun, effective, easy and personalized product for children to become learners who are ready to take on the world.

Job Description

This role will be responsible for creating reliable, scalable, and high performance mobile apps for Android-based systems, contributing to software architecture and driving best practices that enable a quality product. You will: ● Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code). ● Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several timezones using agile project management methodologies. ● Contribute to technical design of applications and participate in larger system design efforts. ● Build automated tests and help maintain existing testsuites. Must Haves: ● Demonstrable expertise designing and building native Android applications and shared frameworks (SDKs). ● Proficiency in Kotlin or Java and knowledge of the Android SDK and Android ecosystem. ● Experience shipping one or more Android apps, ideally currently available in the Google Play Store. ● Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field preferred). ● Strong interpersonal and communication skills. ● At least 5 years of relevant work experience (or undergraduate degree in Computer Science and 3 years of relevant work experience). Nice-to-Haves: ● Familiarity with web technologies and languages (JavaScript, React, Node, CSS). ● Familiarity or experience working with GraphQL APIs. ● Experience with making products based on data and A/B testing. ● Experience consuming data from web services. ● Interest in innovations within the mobile industry. ● Experience working with offshore teams. We like people who: ● Collaborate effectively with stakeholders and other team members (product managers, UI/UX designers, engineers, animators, illustrators, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements and then execute on them. ● Have the ability and willingness to switch programming languages as necessary. ● Have an entrepreneurial mindset and know how to balance speed to market and elegance in technical design. ● Are passionate about and thrive in a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others. ● Care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build a complete and long-term solution for the whole ecosystem. ● Want to be part of an organization with a transparent and agile environment where you can communicate freely and openly. This is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Our client does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Only candidates from Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico

Intermediate or advanced spoken English is required for ALL opportunities. If you can't speak English yet, please keep practicing and apply in the future.

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