Senior/Lead Android Engineer

Berlin, Germany
Engineering
Who we are

Klarna’s mission is to free people from all the meaningless time spent managing money and purchases, so they can do more of what they love. Every day at Klarna we help consumers, merchants, and partners to explore just how smoooth the modern purchase experience can be. Our position at the crossroads of payments, consumer financing, ecommerce and banking means we are uniquely positioned to do this. There is no label for what we do. 

Klarna was born in Stockholm in 2005 and today has 2500 employees working across Europe and the US. We currently serve 60 million consumers, work together with 130,000 merchants and process more than a million payment transactions a day. We are growing at 40% year on year and our investors include Visa, Atomico, Sequoia Capital, Permira and Bestseller group/ Anders Holch Povlsen. We have strong partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands, such as ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Zara, Lufthansa and Spotify. 

To find out more about what it's like to work at Klarna: klarna.com/careers


Klarna’s growth is now on a global scale and Engineering is the organization that will make this global success happen. Our business is represented in Engineering domains where products are built from end to end. We have small agile teams and pride ourselves on an autonomous and knowledge sharing culture where teams own the systems they build; from design to deployment. 

Germany has recently become our number one market and after forming our new Berlin location in early 2018 we’re continuing to spin up many new greenfield teams. 

We're now looking to hire a talented Android engineer at either senior or lead level to join a brand new team within our AI automation domain. Working alongside iOS and React Native specialists you’ll be building a mobile SDK which will help the shopping app team to better analyse the content and place things in shopping carts, whilst going through the checkout process. 

Who you are

    • Klarna look for ambitious engineers with significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment. You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce best work results! At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.You deliver high quality apps from designing and iterating new features into production in a short sprint cycle
    • We’re looking for engineers that share our passion for building great products using solid engineering practices. We are looking for positive and passionate people who will put teamwork and collaboration above all else. You will need to be comfortable in a rapidly changing environment and able to navigate ambiguity and a high rate of change.
    • You deliver high quality apps from designing and iterating new features into production in a short sprint cycle
    • You are writing unit and integration tests
    • You are working closely together with other engineering disciplines (backend and mobile/web frontend) and a cross-functional team of product owners, designers and analysts

You should have

    • Extensive experience in Android app Development
    • Knowledge of JavaScript and/or React Native a must
    • Experience with Java 8 and/or Kotlin is a plus
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
    • You know how to write readable, maintainable, performant object-oriented Java. This includes unit-tests.
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
    • Experience with Retrofit, OkHttp, RxAndroid, Glide or Picasso is a plus
    • Experience with Unit tests libraries, such as Mockito, Robolectric or Espresso is a plus
    • Strong communication skills in English

What we can offer

    • Competitive salary
    • 30 days of annual leave every year
    • Generous occupational pension
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Fitness and Lunch contributions
    • Regular team socials
    • International working environment in central Berlin
    • Learning and development focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training and regular internal technical talks
    • Relocation and visa support


We value open source, here’s some of our work - ​https://github.com/klarna



We can offer you an international working environment filled with smart and ambitious colleagues. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those from different backgrounds and experiences. As part of one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, you'll help play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level.