Software Engineer, Android User Interfaces, Building 8

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Building 8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. We are looking for an Engineering Lead for developing user interfaces of Android-based applications. The successful candidate will have strong experience developing rich and intuitive user interfaces for consumer-facing products.This is a full time position based in our Menlo Park office.


  • Collaborate with Product Designers and Product Managers to deliver compelling consumer-facing products on the Android Platform.
  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end abstractions that drive complex Android UI's.
  • Engage with designers in discussions about product and interaction design
  • Focus on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, high –performance, consumer-facing products

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science and 5+ years in relevant work experience
  • 4+ years of object-oriented software development experience
  • 4+ years developing Android applications
  • Experience in understanding code bases, including API design techniques
  • Experience partnering with designers to implement pixel-perfect designs.
  • Familiarity with Android UI design principles and accessibility best practices

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