Job type full-time
Full job description
Medium’s mission is to help people deepen their understanding of the world and discover ideas that matterWe are building a place where ideas are judged on the value they provide to readers, not the fleeting attention they can attract for advertisersWe are creating the best place for reading and writing on the internet—a place where today’s smartest writers, thinkers, experts, and storytellers can share big, interesting ideas.
We’re looking for a staff android engineer to join our talented cross-functional team, where they’ll own key aspects of our android application and contribute to our core mobile architectureWe’re looking for an experienced engineer who can build beautiful, polished user experiences and architect elegant, maintainable codeWe prioritize fast iteration without compromising quality while maintaining an attention to detail that creates the kind of thoughtful interactions we’re known for.
At medium, we are proud of our product, our team, and our cultureMedium’s website and mobile apps are accessed by millions of users each dayWe’re looking for mindful, empathetic, and self-aware engineers to join our team to help us move thinking forwardWith a strong focus on growth and personal development, medium is the ideal place to develop your skills in an environment that is built on mutual trust and respect.
What will you do? as a staff android engineer at medium, you will be responsible for contributing to the solution of large scale features in the medium android app, as well as collaborating cross functionally with other product development teamsYou will work in a fast paced, collaborative environment with product managers, designers, and ios engineers all on the same team, working together to build the world class reading experience that we’re all proud of.
Who are you?
You have 8+ years of professional software development experience and 2+ years of recent experience building native android apps.
You have a robust knowledge of kotlin, java, and the android development ecosystem as a whole.
You’ve built complex, high quality android applications, and have a strong knowledge of android app design principles, patterns, and best practices.
You have a deep understanding of the android platform, including different device capabilities, battery life, performance, and push notifications.
You have experience writing automated tests for android applications.
You work autonomously and are more energized by missions and goals than a specific list of tasks.
Nice to haves
Strong knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and object-oriented methodologies.
Experience writing web services or other server-side components.
Experience leading projects or teams of engineers.
At medium, we foster an inclusive, supportive, fun yet challenging team environmentWe value having a team that is made up of a diverse set of backgrounds and respect the healthy expression of diverse opinionsWe embrace experimentation and the examination of all kinds of ideas through reasoning and testingCome join us as we continue to change the world of digital mediaMedium is an equal opportunity employer
Sound like you? we`d love to hear from you.
Posted 30+ days ago