Android Engineer, Subscriptions Innovation-SF, CA or Denver, CO

San Francisco, CA /
Mobile – Subscriptions- Innovation Mobile /
Full-time
About Quizlet:
Help us build the AI-powered tutor that helps anyone learn anything.
Inspired by our belief that anyone can learn anything and powered by our own curiosity, we build the smartest tools we can imagine to help students learn. Quizlet is a personalized learning platform allowing students to create study questions, activities, and games or to access study sets created by teachers and other learners. Two-thirds of U.S. high school students and half of all college students the 1.5 billion students around the world already use Quizlet with 50 million students studying with us each month. , 2 million more sign up each month, and we’re on track to become the undisputed leader in user-generated learning content, at the scale of YouTube. 

Now we’re building an AI-powered tutor that adapts and improves the more you use it. To serve our global community of learners, our teams tackle lofty technical challenges and design for use cases across cultures and languages. We work hard, act like owners, and collaborate every chance we get. We’re energized by the potential to power more learners and by the new lessons, we learn every day. 
With offices in major cities around the world and ambitious plans for expansion, we remain grounded in our commitment to our mission of learning. We’re looking for new team members who crave a challenge and want to help us continue amplifying our impact. If you’d like to learn more, reach out at careers@quizlet.com or visit our careers page
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About The Team:
We’re a cross functional team of 6 engineers and around the same number of non-engineers playing different roles. We build premium features for students & teachers, like using OCR to turn a worksheet into a study set, and enabling on-the-go learning through offline support. Subscriptions to these features are a core source of Quizlet’s revenue, making this team ideal for engineers who enjoy developing new features while learning about how to monetize technology.

As an Android engineer, you will participate in technical discussions, knowledge sharing, evolve our codebase to be clean, well-architected & well-tested, and maintain a high quality bar on our 4.7 ⭐️ app.

About The Role

    • Design and build premium features
    • Participate in code and architecture reviews
    • Introduce technologies that add value to the platform
    • Influence the design and direction of Quizlet's Android app

    • To give you a sense of what you might build, here are some projects we’ve recently worked on:
    • Making study sessions more efficient by focusing users on the content they have yet to master. The logic that powers this was written in Kotlin and is shared across Android, web, and iOS. You can learn more about our work on Kotlin Multiplatform here.
    • Rich text formatting (bold, italics, highlighting) that works across platforms

A breakdown of the average day for this role:

    • Bringing new premium features to life alongside our product manager, designer, and other engineers
    • Making improvements to our code and technology, small & large
    • Reviewing pull requests and technical designs

    • We work in 2-week iterations. Our general philosophy is to make the process work for us, not the other way around.

What you bring to the table:

    • 2+ years of Android experience
    • Deep understanding of Android SDK: Fragments, Concurrency, Data storage, Architecture components
    • Experience with full mobile development lifecycle from idea to publishing
    • Experience with working on a team

Bonus Points For:

    • Experience with in-app purchases and Google Play
    • Experience writing automated unit and integration tests using JUnit, Espresso, Robolectric
    • Previous teaching and/or mentoring experience
Benefits and perks:
-Collaborate with your manager and team to create a schedule that ensures a high level of productivity (creating that ideal work/life balance)
-We offer 20 days of paid vacation (and we expect you to take them)
-We’ll provide you with a laptop and monitor you’d like to go with itInclusive, top-notch benefits available to all fulltime Quizleters


Next steps:
Curious about our interview process? 
-Meet with Recruiter
-Meet with Hiring Manager
-Meet with Potential Colleagues and Leadership

We strive to make everyone feel comfortable and welcome! 
We work to create a holistic interview process, where both Quizlet and candidates have an opportunity to view what it would be like to work together, in exploring a mutually beneficial partnership.
We provide a transparent setting, that gives a comprehensive view of who we are!  


In Closing:
We hope you are excited about everything you read so far. We highly encourage you to apply for this position, even if you feel you do not meet all the requirements. Quizlet is always looking for amazing folks that believe in our mission and can contribute to our team in various ways - not merely candidates that fit a certain mold.
We have a bias for action, take initiative, and hustle to deliver results. We make informed decisions whenever possible but are unafraid to take calculated risks on great ideas to promote learning. We embrace challenges and see effort as the path to mastery. We’re constantly seeking opportunities to learn and we embrace curiosity. Quality matters at Quizlet, and we hold the bar high on everything we do.
 
We treat each other with honesty and respect, encourage vigorous debate, and seek critical feedback. We value diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to our success — as individuals, as a team, and as a company.

Quizlet’s success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are actively working to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities we serve, and an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Come join us!


To All Recruiters and Placement Agencies:
At this time Quizlet does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and/or profiles. 
Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Quizlet employee. Quizlet will not pay fees to any third-party agency or firm nor will it be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. All unsolicited resumes received will be considered the property of Quizlet.