Android Engineer

Industry: Retail
Company size: 251-10K

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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

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