Senior Android Engineer at Speechify

Remote | Full-time | International
Speechify

Location: International, Anywhere; 100% Remote

Job Description:

As a core member of our Android team, you’ll directly impact the lifeline of the business by building the foundation and supporting key features of our new Android app. This is a key role and ideal for someone who’s either worked at a startup and built apps from scratch, or someone parachuting out of a big company that wants to get deeply involved in building a new and feature-rich product.

Some of the things you’ll do:

  • Owning major features and working closely with our design team
  • Shape the future of our Android team
  • Own, maintain, and improve reliability metrics for key features
  • Participate in discussions across different teams – Product, Design, Engineering
  • Review pull requests, and support other teammates
  • Take ownership of feature releases and provide nightly builds for the QA team

To succeed here, you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Familiarity with Android components
  • Experience building or contributing to at least one Android app
  • Product design intuition and user empathy
  • Drive to push the boundaries of Android UI/UX
  • Understanding of the importance of tests and how to approach writing tests
  • Self-drive to improve the app and codebase above and beyond what’s outlined in the spec
  • Rock-solid experience with Kotlin, RxJava 2, Dagger 2, Clean Architecture or VIPER, Background Services, Constraint Layout
  • Good communication skills

Bonus:

  • Experience building, maintaining, or otherwise contributing to open source projects
  • Great sense for design guidelines
  • Experience with Android Audio APIs

Technologies we use:

  • Kotlin
  • Coroutines/RxJava
  • Kotlin Flow
  • Jetpack Navigation
  • Retrofit/OkHttp
  • Dagger 2
  • Room
  • Custom Views, Canvas & Paint
  • (Bonus) Jetpack Compose

We offer:

  • A fast-growing environment where you can help shape the culture
  • An entrepreneurial crew that supports risk, intuition, and hustle
  • A hands-off approach so you can focus and do your best work
  • The opportunity to make an impact in a transformative industry
  • A competitive compensation, and a commitment to building a great asynchronous culture

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