Android Software Engineer, Subscriptions
San Francisco, CA
Engineering – Subscriptions
Quizlet’s mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month more than 50 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 300 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. We are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and pedagogy in cognitive science. We are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.
The Subscriptions team is the powerhouse of Quizlet that drives exponential growth for the company. We take pride in keeping Quizlet free for anyone to use. Free access is made possible by our growing base of power users (both students and teachers) who pay to subscribe to our premium features such as Night Theme for late night studiers or one of the best Offline Features to help practice and study everywhere. Quizlet Live has been favorite among teachers and their students.
Come help us scale one of the fastest growing and highest quality consumer learning brands, as we develop innovative simple-to-use study tools that help students everywhere.
What you'll do
As an Android engineer on the Subscriptions team you would work with a diverse team of professionals to create tailored experiences for Quizlet users. This includes discovering and analyzing user needs, brainstorming ideas, running experiments, designing engineering specifications, and implementing new & exciting features for our paid users. Quality is an essential part of Quizlet culture. You take pride in writing unit and instrumentation tests or manually testing new features to ensure high quality of the product you’ve built.
As a part of larger Android team you will participate in technical discussions, knowledge sharing, help us evolve our codebase into a clean and well architected masterpiece of design, extensibility and testability. We write all new features in Kotlin! Our app has 4.7 ⭐️ on Play Store. Did we mention importance of learning? Everyone has a professional development budget they can spend on courses and conference attendance. Together, we will learn, code and shape the future of the Quizlet mobile app on our fastest growing platform.
- Integrate with the Google Billing library for a smooth and robust checkout experience.
- Design and implement local caching to enable offline studying.
- Implement Scan Document feature for easy content creation using OCR on a photo of study material.
- Experiment with our checkout flow to best communicate the value of Quizlet Subscriptions.
What we are looking for
- 3+ years of Android experience developing in Java and/or Kotlin.
- Deep understanding of Android SDK: Fragments, Concurrency, Data storage, Architecture components.
- Desire to learn and help Quizlet users to study more efficiently.
- Experience with full mobile development lifecycle from idea to publishing.
- Experience with working on a team
- Experience with in-app purchases and Google Play.
- Experience with RxJava, Dependency Injection, Retrofit, MVVM, OrmLite/Room.
- Experience writing automated unit and integration tests using JUnit, Espresso, Robolectric.
- Previous teaching and/or mentoring experience.
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.
Quizlet's Team Culture
We are here to make education better and more accessible. We strive to improve the lives of students and teachers at every stage and in every setting. 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 sweat the details and take personal accountability and pride in anything that carries the Quizlet name. We speak up, jump in and work with each other to fix problems, and never say "that's not my job." 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!