Android Engineer

Industry: Retail
Company size: 251-10K

Apply as Android Engineer

Check out the best jobs for May 2024here

Find remote software jobs with hundreds of Turing clients

Job description

A NASDAQ-listed company building a thriving marketplace that provides customers with a broad range of budget-friendly goods worldwide is looking for an Android Engineer. The engineer will be expected to understand the product and expand the capabilities of the existing mobile application. By offering a tailored and enjoyable experience, the company is transforming the way customers shop on their mobile devices. The company has managed to raise $1.4bn in funding so far. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work on features directly used by millions of shoppers worldwide
  • Have a great deal of responsibility for each project as well as the flexibility to influence the design and execution 
  • Gain full transparency to all metrics to see how features directly impact the company’s performance and make data-driven decisions
  • Be responsible for critical parts of the user onboarding and identity funnel, including authenticating users, onboarding users, logged-out experiences for users, and the new user experiences
  • Build new high-impact features in the Android app
  • Own features from scratch to post-release
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, and data teams to design and drive the direction of a feature
  • Give valuable feedback, review experiment findings, and share new ideas
  • Collaborate with external partnerships to deliver technical solutions 
  • Make important coding architecture decisions and participate in code reviews
  • Contribute to the code refactor to enable best practices 
  • Be responsible for critical parts of the checkout process, including the cart page, order review flow, payment options, and some post-purchase experience
  • Work with various payment methods, including deferred payments, gift cards, cash on delivery, direct bank payments, credit cards, mobile wallets, etc 
  • Join the team in defining the standards regarding the app and website development guidelines
  • Outline and enforce performance benchmarks
  • Help build tools and systems for other engineers to seamlessly develop consumer-facing features
  • Implement monitoring and alerting infrastructure to ensure top-notch quality
  • Build platforms and frameworks that enable teams throughout the company to build great experiences in the Android app 
  • Tackle complex issues involving scalability of the codebase, improving performance, design patterns, and app architecture 
  • Build infrastructure pieces and tools that help improve developer efficiency 
  • Work closely with cross-product teams to deliver technical solutions and best practices
  • Direct and develop the technical foundations that will bring the Android app into the future 
  • Lead cultural initiatives within your team or across several teams 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 2+ years of relevant experience developing native Android applications, primarily in Java or Kotlin
  • Solid foundation in Computer Science
  • Have the capacity and passion to hack social commerce
  • Possess strong competencies in Android development, software design, problem-solving, testing, and debugging
  • Ability to contribute with a great deal of independence
  • Proficiency in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Be hands-on and driven, with the passion to make an impact and grow your career
  • Experience with Python and MongoDB is a big plus 
  • Proficient in Android development, application design philosophies, source code management (git), clean API design, etc. 
  • Conversant with payment processors and payments systems (Google Pay, PayPal, Stripe, etc.) is a big plus
  • Prior experience building authentication stacks is a bonus
  • Familiarity with A/B testing 
  • Can work effectively with multiple people from different domains 
  • Interested in end-to-end feature development from design to execution 
  • Excellent creative skills with the ability to prove them with data-driven methods
  • Self-motivated, focused on impact and can operate independently 
  • Ability to learn fast and take calculated risks 
  • Proficient with new feature development, bug fixing, performance testing, and cross-team collaboration
  • Strong understanding of the whole engineering stack and how each piece fits together
  • Deep passion for the quality of deliverables 
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies will be an advantage
  • Experience working in client app build process is nice to have
  • Fluent in verbal and written English

Interested in this job?

Apply to Turing today.

Apply now

Why join Turing?

Elite US Jobs

1Elite US Jobs

Turing’s developers earn better than market pay in most countries, working with top US companies.
Career Growth

2Career Growth

Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies.
Developer success support

3Developer success support

While matched, enjoy 24/7 developer success support.

Developers Turing

Read reviews from developers across the world and learn what it’s like working with top U.S. companies.
4.65OUT OF 5
based on developer reviews as of June 2024

How to become a Turing developer?

Work with the best software companies in just 4 easy steps
  1. Create your profile

    Fill in your basic details - Name, location, skills, salary, & experience.

  2. Take our tests and interviews

    Solve questions and appear for technical interview.

  3. Receive job offers

    Get matched with the best US and Silicon Valley companies.

  4. Start working on your dream job

    Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.


Learn how to create a perfect resume lists out the do’s and don’ts behind a great resume to help you find a top remote software developer job.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

View more FAQs

Latest posts from Turing


In a nutshell, Turing aims to make the world flat for opportunity. Turing is the brainchild of serial A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan and Vijay, whose previous successfully-acquired AI firm was powered by exceptional remote talent. Also part of Turing’s band of innovators are high-profile investors, such as Facebook's first CTO (Adam D'Angelo), executives from Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Foundation Capital.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Turing is an equal opportunity employer. Turing prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Explore remote developer jobs

Check out the best jobs for May 2024here

Work full-time at top U.S. companies

Create your profile, pass Turing Tests and get job offers as early as 2 weeks.