Android Engineer

San Francisco

Reddit is looking for an engineer who is passionate about Android and great mobile software to work on building a new generation of apps for redditors. As part of a two-person Android team you'll be responsible for: * Building a clean, consistent new generation of android apps * Writing lots of exceptional code delivering features to redditors * Writing code that will be shared with other teams * Working closely with multiple teams inside reddit (Design, Product, Infrastructure, etc)


    • An exceptional and pragmatic programmer who understands the use cases and patterns of native, backend, and web developers.
    • Strong knowledge of mobile software and user flows.
    • Strong knowledge of HTTP in general.
    • Strong knowledge of the core concepts of mobile hardware.
    • Be extremely self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Ability to integrate knowledge and use of unfamiliar technologies rapidly.
    • Be capable of abstract thought: be prepared on the interview! Some white boarding is in your future!
    • Bonus Points: You have a history of developing mobile products across multiple platforms, strong python or C, and have contributed to the open source community

This is a full-time position working for reddit, Inc. in San Francisco, CA. We host tens of thousands of unique communities where millions of people share content and engage in conversations every day. Reddit is the 9th most trafficked site in the USA. Our founders, Steve Huffman (CEO) and Alexis Ohanian, have returned to lead the company. We're a small, diverse, close-knit team (around 70 people, and six in the New York office), that values collaboration and creativity. You'll love coming to work every day. We're a team of motivated people on a mission to build awesome products that our community will love, while respecting user privacy and expression. As an employee of reddit, you will receive a salary, equity, and our standard benefits package which includes unlimited vacation days, medical, dental, vision and a 401k. We also provide free lunch (there is such a thing), and pay for things like the gym and your mobile phone bill. Most importantly, you'll get a custom reddit alien (aka snoo).