Android Engineering Manager

 

Android Engineering Manager

 Weight Watchers is an international leader in healthy lifestyle change. Our mission is to “inspire and guide the healthier choices that transform lives.” We’re leveraging technology and leading the way in the wellness arena with a new emphasis on analytics, mobility, and digital solutions to help our members reach their goals. Our “Beyond The Scale” program is a holistic approach to a healthier, happier life that includes weight management. It’s an exciting time to join our team!

 

We are uniquely positioned to lead the way in the exciting Health Tech industry. With several million people logging in and using Weight Watchers’ Apps and systems we are modernizing and rebuilding most of our core experiences and embracing modern engineering practices and techniques. Our strategy is to compete in an increasingly digital weight loss market. Our innovative technology fundamentally improves the way people manage their w­­eight, health and wellness. We are agile service oriented, data-driven, cloud enabled and efficient. We’ve built Simple UIs on Angular, micro services in Play/Scala & Node, moved our core data to Mongo and Cassandra and enhanced our mobile apps. As reliance on health and wellness awareness increases, come make an impact on a team that is leading the way!

Role overview

As the Android Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for growing, mentoring and leading our Android team to build the best Android experience in the health and fitness space.

 Key responsibilities

  • Work with the latest and greatest Android libraries, architectures, and practices
  • Ensure engineering excellence to deliver robust, secure, modular, and high performance apps
  • Work in a traditional SCRUM software lifecycle: Code, debug, test, ship
  • Write and implement unit tests in Kotlin!
  • Work on our internal SDK tools and services.
  • Lead architectural migration to MVVM & code migration to Kotlin!
  • Performs constructive design and code reviews while mentoring junior developers

 Experience required

  • 6+ years of full lifecycle Android development: Android API 23 & up
  • Leading a small to medium team of Android Engineers
  • Excellent command of the Android SDK, Java 7, and functional programming
  • Knowledge of the following Android libraries:
    • RxJava 2
    • Retrofit 2
    • EventBus
    • Dagger 2
    • Android Support Libraries, RecyclerViews, ConstraintLayout
  • Solid understanding in data structures, algorithms, OO design, and MVVM architecture
  • Strong track record of shipping products
  • Debugging skills and knowledge with common analytic tools
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

 We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch: 

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage.
  • 401(K) with company match.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

Weight Watchers is an equal opportunity employer. Weight Watchers does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

 

 


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