Senior Android Engineer

Toronto, Ontario / Vancouver
Engineering – Engineering /
Full-Time /
At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. 

Technology is one of the most important parts of our business. Whether it’s signing up new artists; ensuring we provide the right data to Spotify, YouTube, and other digital service providers; or helping artists use the latest AI tools and make thoughtful decisions with data-driven insights – technology plays an invaluable role in our success. The engineering team at Warner Music Group makes all of it a reality. 

About the job:

    • Owning, defining the technical vision, and driving innovation for key technical systems in your area of ownership
    • Creating clear, comprehensive technical design documents; writing clean, optimized and reusable code;
    • Delivering work following established standards and best practices, such as test automation, test coverage, data instrumentation, analytics and a/b testing.
    • Handle software updates, patches, testing, and bug fixes.
    • Mentoring and growing more junior mobile engineers.
    • Communicate with designers, developers, and product managers to create seamless, robust, and innovative applications.
    • Introduce and present the latest advancements in Android applications development.
    • Collaborating closely with key music industry stakeholders, including colleagues in the US and Canada

Here you’ll get to:

    • Reimagine and implement the future of tech for the music industry
    • Work as part of a dynamic and highly effective team
    • Own the creation and delivery of highly innovative products
    • Learn and grow as a professional through close collaboration with your team members and engineering leaders, and by being part of culture of continuous improvement and learning

About you:

    • You have 7+ years of experience in building lightweight, fast-loading and high performing apps as an Android engineer.
    • In-depth understanding of Kotlin and experience with animation frameworks and crafting UI
    • Understanding of Google’s design principles and interface guidelines.
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services.
    • You demonstrate the ability to help build products and features based on a high-level description of problems while collaborating with a range of stakeholders
    • You write or refactor code with maintainability and optimization in mind , improve test coverage, and have sound judgment when making design tradeoff decisions. You also contribute high-quality code reviews.
    • You write comprehensive technical designs for complex systems, which clearly communicate technical tradeoffs and assumptions
    • You continuously improve quality of code and systems under your ownership not only through code, but also by defining technical best practices and efficient development processes
    • Your bias is towards action, and you always find ways to deliver better solutions more efficiently
    • You’re an empathetic team member who works well in a team environment and communicates effectively
    • You have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other related field
About us:
As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through  a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels. 
Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice. 

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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