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Software Engineer, Android

New York, NY

Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!   

Our Perception team builds the technology that enables Snapchat’s camera to intelligently understand the world around us. This team is composed of innovative product thinkers, engineers, and scientists who work together to bring captivating Snapchat experiences to life — all powered by artificial intelligence.

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We’re looking for an Android Engineer to join our Perception team at Snap Inc! 

What you’ll do:

  • Push the limits of mobile devices and work closely with designers to create great user experiences

  • Utilize Kotlin, RxJava, Dagger and other cutting edge technologies

  • Build performant, scalable, and creative products

  • Develop and own innovative user facing features from design through implementation and launch

  • Work closely with iOS engineers to confirm feature parity

  • Ensure that your code is resilient with JUnit and Espresso tests

  • Benchmark your code to be sure it runs as fast as possible, especially on low end Android devices

  • Collaborate with team members to establish protocols and perform high quality code reviews

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Technical expertise in Android (Java / Kotlin)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent years of experience

  • 1+ years of experience using Java and/or Kotlin for Android development

  • Experience working on consumer facing products

Preferred qualifications:

  • Interest in applications of machine learning and computer vision technology

  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Job ID: adc7b318e383d9dd2290258663dc3f2c783a60551343e35a6bd2b3f64c05ace2
Employment Type: Other