Senior Android Engineer (Brooklyn or Remote)

Etsy is looking for a passionate Senior Android Engineer to join the Mobile Engineering team.

In this role you will be working to create exceptional native experiences for our customers on the Android platform. You should be an amazing technical contributor who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will join a talented team of mobile engineers who collaborate closely to deliver Android, iOS and APIs for our apps (and like to have fun while they do it!)

Job Duties:

  • As a senior engineer with full stack development experience, identify and propose innovations and new services, perform deep requirement analysis and software architecture design.
  • Develop both server side and client side architecture and functional specifications by utilizing best design patterns and coding standards.
  • Provide guidance to the team in designing, developing and test planning throughout the entire engineering process with emphasis on design for usability, performance, scalability, testability, experimentation and code coverage.
  • Mentor junior engineers on complex issue analysis, architecture, design and development.
  • Perform root cause analysis of technical issues by leveraging deep expertise in broad mobile embedded system areas such as Android application performance, Android Framework, system stability, and so on.
  • Evaluate internal engineering process and identify improvement for better software quality and shorter time to market.

Primary Skills:

  • Proficiency in Native Android development experience ( 4+ years of experience ).
  • Solid knowledge of Android SDK, understands the fundamentals of what makes good app design (UX or architecture)  and can show examples of this.
  • Excellent knowledge of fundamentals of computer science - operating systems, data structures and algorithms.
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Demonstrates comfort leading department-wide discussions on a regular basis
  • Applies technical knowledge to transform complex problems into concrete projects
  • Ability to build trust within the wider organization for brainstorming solutions, even outside their team’s area of focus
  • Capacity to drive the adoption of new technologies and processes into Etsy’s engineering organization
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills at the departmental and company level.

What’s Next
Interested in joining the team? Send us a cover letter and your resume explaining why you’d be great for the job. We value individuality and variety, so make sure to tell us what you’re all about. If you have an online presence (blog, Twitter, Facebook), send it along. And if you write, draw, craft, or contribute to something you’re proud of, we’d love to hear about it. 

Etsy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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