Software Engineer, Mobile, Android

Software Engineer, Mobile, Android

(Menlo Park, CA)
Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.
Every month, more than 1.57 billion people access Facebook using mobile devices from across the world. The Facebook Mobile team constantly pushes the boundaries of the Facebook Mobile experience, as a leader in an exciting and fast-paced industry that is evolving daily. We are seeking full-time Android Engineers to join the Mobile team. As a Facebook Mobile Software Engineer, you will specialize in building elegant products on world-class technologies that bring the Facebook experience to more than a billion people, anytime and anywhere.

We are looking for someone that has strong experience developing user interfaces for applications on Android using Android SDK. If you are interested in joining a world-class team of passionate people and industry veterans who like to work hard and play hard, we look forward to hearing from you soon!


  • Work closely with our product and design teams to customize the Facebook experience for the Android platform
  • Prototype new and redesign features
  • Strong coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK
  • A focus on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products

Minimum Qualification

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years in software development experience
  • 2+ years of object-oriented software development experience
  • 2+ years building Android applications in Java using Android SDK
  • 2+ years mobile application development experience (Android, J2ME or Blackberry)
  • Experience in understanding large and complex code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable.
  • Experience in the following technologies:
    • Experience with Java language and related frameworks
    • Experience with Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
    • Experience with caching mechanisms

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