Software Engineer - Android

At Eventbrite we tackle tough problems. We learn, grow, and have fun in the process. Eventbrite’s Engineering team enjoy facing challenges as individuals, but we are also eager to collaborate and share our knowledge to drive the product forward. We perform weekly demos of the code we ship, hone our skills through code reviews, and want to tell the world about it. We believe in the value of community, self-development and the power of live experiences.

We are committed to building an amazing experiences for our users, thus we only ship the highest quality applications focusing on the detail of every interaction. Our applications power businesses of all sizes, from smaller conferences to massive international food, film, and music festivals. Performance is critical; we must have a high level of confidence around every release and know that it will perform, to guarantee the seamless experience that users expect from an Eventbrite powered event.  

As a Software Engineer you will collaborate with product, design and other engineers to formulate and implement solutions to various problems. While we have a group of Mobile engineers at Eventbrite, this role would collaborate specifically with the teams in Music Business Unit to expose features in mobile applications. We work iteratively to always have a shippable product that adds incremental value to our users. We value quality, hard work and initiative problem solving.

We use Java and Kotlin to build our Android applications and frameworks. We strive for high-quality releases, write tests and use continuous integration. We try to build reusable and maintainable components and encourage contribution to open source projects.


  • 2+ years of professional Android experience
  • Proficient in Java and familiar/learning Kotlin.
  • Experience with Android SDK, UI framework, component lifecycle.
  • Experience building apps for different screen sizes and multiple languages.
  • Understands Android/Mobile UI design patterns and capable of developing UI from wireframes and UI specifications documents.
  • Understands Java/Android threading and background tasks.
  • Experience building applications that talk to RESTful web services.
  • Understands software design patterns and architectural principles
  • Thrives on solving problems
  • Strong object-oriented programming and design skills
  • Attention to quality through unit tests, Android UI tests (using Espresso), and code reviews
  • Good communicator and team player with strong organizational skills
  • Passion and drive to build sustainable systems that lay the foundation for rapid innovation


  • Familiar with Android Architecture Components (e.g. Room, LiveData)
  • Familiar with common open source libraries (e.g. Retrofit, Picasso).
  • API design
  • Experience building iOS applications
  • Active contributor to open source software

Eventbrite is the world’s largest ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences around the globe. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it.Meet some of the team.

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