WhatsApp Software Engineer, Android

WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas - making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world.
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!

WHATSAPP SOFTWARE ENGINEER, ANDROID RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with our product and design teams to customize the Instagram experience for the Android platform
  • Prototype new and redesign features
  • 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 QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science
  • 5+ years of object-oriented software development experience
  • 5+ years experience building Android applications in Java using Android SDK
  • 5+ years mobile application development experience (Android, J2ME or Blackberry)
  • Experience in understanding code bases, including API design techniques
  • Experience in the following technologies:
    • Experience with Java language and frameworks
    • Experience with Multi threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
    • Experience with caching mechanisms
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. 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 empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com .

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