Android Developer

Job description

Touchlab is hiring Android developers to join us in creating high-quality software and solving challenging questions. We give our developers the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects as well as contribute to our open source endeavors. We’re heavily involved in sorting out the future of multi-platform development, including work with Kotlin Native and Doppl (our j2objc tool). Check out our blog to learn more. As organizers of the NY Android Developers Meetup and Droidcon NYC, Touchlab provides great opportunities for developers to contribute to the Android community and increase their visibility.

The Job

  • Build quality applications based on product requirements
  • Bring design mock-ups to life and create attractive UI’s
  • Perform peer code reviews and help us all get better
  • Improve our process in weekly retrospectives
  • Help research new technologies and multi-platform strategies

The Perks

  • FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE - Plenty of vacation days and flexible work arrangements.
  • COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS - Top notch health care package, life and disability insurance, 401k program, and more.
  • GROW PROFESSIONALLY - Support to continue your education and grow professionally.
  • GREAT FOOD - Catered team lunches every Wednesday.
  • COMPANY GATHERINGS - Fun stuff like office happy hours, team outings, Droidcon NYC, Monthly Meetup, and company-wide events.
  • TELL YOUR FRIENDS - A generous referral bonus if you help us find the best people.

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong Java/Kotlin/OOP skills
  • 3 years of professional development experience. At least a year of that should be in Android. Open source contributions and individual projects will be considered as well (not school projects)
  • Familiarity with Git, GitHub, and good version control practices
  • Experience with common libraries such as Retrofit, RXJava, Mockito a plus
  • Github and/or StackOverflow profiles. They carry a lot of weight, so please forward links and/or published apps if you have them.

To apply, please upload your resume. Include any links to Github/Stackoverflow on the resume. A cover letter isn't mandatory, but feel free to upload one.

After you submit your application, we'll reach out to you if your skills and experience are a fit. 

If you've got a fair amount of Android experience and would like to stick out from the applicant pool a bit, take a look at this code. There's a lot wrong with it ;) List what you think is wrong in the "Bonus Exercise" section and include your answers on a separate page in your resume doc or cover letter doc. (Please don't comment directly on the page.)

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