Senior Android Engineer

Los Angeles
Engineering
Full-time

Flipagram is one of the fastest growing apps of all time, reaching over 200 million users! Our mission is to enable a billion people to express themselves through creating and sharing personal visual stories that entertain, inspire or inform.

Our team is looking for a passionate and driven Senior Android Engineer and collaborative team player who can help us build the greatest video app available on Android today. You will work closely with Product, Design, and other developers to build innovative new features for Flipagram on the Android platform. You will participate in the complete development lifecycle, from UI\UX decisions, architecture and writing code to deploying and testing new builds. You will collaborate with the iOS and server platform teams to define robust APIs for feature build out, and with the Product and Design team to define efficient user experience. This is a world-class engineering team and we are looking for engineers who want to make a big impact and be a part of one the most cutting edge companies in our space! At Flipagram, everyone has stories worth telling. Tell us yours!

Requirements

    • 3+ years of experience building, debugging, deploying and maintaining Android applications
    • 4+ years working on network related development
    • Must be proficient with modern networking and image loading techniques/libraries on Android (Retrofit, Volley, Okio, Picasso, Glide, etc)
    • Experience working in a SCRUM development cycle, and familiarity with software like Jira
    • Experience with mobile video, streaming, etc.
    • Have a proven track record of creating visually appealing apps that provide a great user experience (give us links to the apps you’re most proud of)
    • Obsessive about writing clean, reusable, and efficient code. So much so that you contribute to or have published libraries or applications on github.com (give us some links!)
    • Have used compatibility libraries like Google’s support library to make features available on older devices and versions of Android
    • Experience using 3rd party crash reporting tools such as Fabric etc.
    • Strong experience in creating custom themes and animations
    • Computer Science Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Experience with RxJava (Huge Plus)
    • OpenGL (Plus)
    • Experience with MediaCodec, FFMPEG, or any other Video APIs (Plus)

Everyone has stories worth telling! Flipagram’s mission is to give everyone the power to create and share amazing, visual stories that can inspire, entertain and inform. Flipagram's are easy to create, fun to consume and by allowing photos, videos and music to tell the story, they transcend language, giving people all over the world the ability to share their stories and to have a voice. With tens of millions of users monthly worldwide and growing, Flipagram is quickly becoming a go-to platform for musical artists, influencers, brands and millions of ordinary people to easily tell their stories in a way that resonates and inspires action.

Flipagram is available on iOS, Android, Amazon and Windows platforms.

Flipagram is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V