Software Engineer, Android (Mid & Senior Level)

Slack

Canada Remote

Full time

Product

May 4

Job Category

Products and Technology

Job Details

We're looking for people who are passionate about crafting phenomenal Android applications.


You've been around for a few API levels and you know how to delight Android users. You've got an eye for the alluring Android design our users expect and an attention to detail down to the very last density independent pixel. You know your way around the View hierarchy and are eager to partner with Product and Design to craft efficient, performant, and delightful user experiences. You like building for the long term and value patterns and structures that allow for maximum flexibility in a constantly evolving product.


We are looking for feature, infrastructure, and performance engineers to take our Slack Android app to the next level. As an Android Engineer, you will work with a cross-disciplinary team, using your extensive knowledge of building applications across a wide array of Android devices to make the Slack experience on Android be the best it can possibly be.

Slack on Android is used by millions of people every week - we need engineers who want to make that experience as enjoyable as possible.


Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture; we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and above all, collaborative.


What You Should Have:

  • At least 4+ years of mobile engineering experience, ideally in a team environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship
  • Experience developing with Kotlin
  • Extensive understanding of Android framework components and their respective lifecycles
  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and programming languages
  • Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experience
  • Current and detailed knowledge of the capabilities of different Android API levels
  • Experience developing highly performant Java code and view layouts and the ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks
  • A disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment
  • A familiarity with the Android tool ecosystem for development, testing, debugging, and performance benchmarking
  • An excellent understanding of best practices for concurrency and threading
  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things higher


Bonus Points

  • Experience using Slack and a keen interest in making it better
  • Experience building design systems to create reusable and scalable components
  • A passion for creating accessible applications
  • A passion for building and maintaining great open source projects or otherwise contributing to the Android community
  • Experience with reactive programming (e.g. RXJava)



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