Benefits pulled from the full job description
401(k) dental insurance health insurance vision insurance
About your team
Our tight-knit and collaborative mobile apps team has a strong user focus and cares a great deal about high-quality softwareWe value colleagues who are helpful, respectful, communicate openly, and are always willing to do what’s best for our usersWe keep a close eye on customer feedback to make sure we’re delivering useful, timely improvementsThe team is broadly distributed across the us in multiple cities and time zones and constantly encourages each other to deliver work that instills pride and fulfillment.
About the job
We are looking for a thoughtful and experienced android engineer to help grow an application that supports a user base of millions every day in their pursuit of knowledge and learningThe ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of modern android development and will have shipped or supported an android application with an active user communityThe candidate will be routinely implementing features, fixing bugs, performing maintenance, and troubleshooting problems within the codebaseMost changes made will be accompanied by tests to confirm their desired behaviorSoftware engineers will submit code for review by their peers in the form of pull requests, and will regularly review code by their peers.
In a normal week, you might:
Develop a new feature from a user story using kotlin and/or java
Collaborate with product managers to define clear requirements, deliverables, and milestones
Team up with other groups within o’reilly to leverage the experience and consult on mobile engineering best practices
Review a pull request from a coworker and pair on a tricky problem
Provide a consistent and reliable estimate to assess risk for a project manager
Learn about new technology and present it to the team
Identify opportunities to improve our apps through research and proof-of-concepts
Work iteratively with ux designers to create user-centric solutions
Help qa and troubleshoot a pesky production problem and push up a hotfix
Participate in an agile process and scrum ceremonies
Why you`ll love working on our team:
You`ll be working for a company that embraces and pursues new technology
You`ll be working with a leadership team that trusts and engages its employees
We believe in giving engineers the tools and hardware that they need to do their job
Competitive salary with great benefits (health/dental/vision insurance and 401k)
What we like to see from anyone joining the android team:
Proficiency and fluidity with kotlin and/or java, the android sdk and android studio
Some experience with a backend server technology such as node or python
An innate fidelity for material design
Experience with offline storage, local databases, and persistence best practices
Experience with unit testing
Strong drive to experiment, learn and improve your skills
Respect for the craft—you write self-documenting code with modern techniques
Great written communication skills—we do a lot of work asynchronously in slack and google docs
Empathy for our users—a willingness to spend time understanding their needs and difficulties is central to the team
Desire to be part of a compact, fun, and hard-working team
Not required, but for bonus points:
Experience working in a distributed team
Contributions to open-source projects
A knack for benchmarking and optimization
Experience with restful json endpoints and concurrency/multithreading
Masterful use of emoji and gifs
2+ years of professional mobile engineering (or equivalent) experience
Experience in developing, submitting, and releasing mobile apps on google play store
Ability to work in a self-driven, autonomous fashion
About the company
O’reilly’s mission is to change the world by sharing the knowledge of innovatorsFor over 40 years, we’ve inspired companies and individuals to do new things—and do things better—by providing them with the skills and understanding that’s necessary for success.
At the heart of our business is a unique network of experts and innovators who share their knowledge through usO’reilly learning offers exclusive live training, interactive learning, a certification experience, books, videos, and more, making it easier for our customers to develop the expertise they need to get aheadAnd our books have been heralded for decades as the definitive place to learn about the technologies that are shaping the futureEverything we do is to help professionals from a variety of fields learn best practices and discover emerging trends that will shape the future of the tech industry.
Our customers are hungry to build the innovations that propel the world forwardAnd we help them do just that.
At o’reilly, we believe that true innovation depends on hearing from, and listening to, people with a variety of perspectivesWe want our whole organization to recognize, include, and encourage people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, and professional roles.
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