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Android Software Engineer - US - West Coast

$80k – $160k • 0.1% – 2.0%
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Position: Android Software Engineer:

You will be part of a small, highly focused team building the next-generation consumer social platform. With a strong core team and top investors, we’re looking for people who are passionate about building great products at a great company.

You will be working on a team where you can have a huge impact and everyone is a stakeholder in the company’s success.

You will be collaborating daily with multiple areas throughout the company including Product, QA, Design and Senior Management.


We're looking for Android Engineers with prior social / mobile app engineering experience or very strong experience building complicated app user experiences, at least 5 years required. You will need strong organizational skills and be able to work with a team.

Required Skills:

You will have a deep understanding of Android app development for social feed products. You will have 5+ years programming for scale and the ability to achieve look and feel parity with iOS.

Validated self-starter with strong-problem solving skills, deeply organized with unfailing attention to detail

Effective and efficient communicator

Extremely pro-active, anticipating needs and staying out ahead of them

Ability to plan and organize with and through people

Well-developed financial analytical skills and superb written, presentation and verbal communication skills

Bring experienced leadership, critical thinking and thoughtful opinion as a key member of Senior Staff

Strong technical background and aptitude

Think like an entrepreneur

You need to be able to work independently with adaptability, integrity, tenacity and a love of learning, imparting your knowledge and ideas to leadership, peers and direct reports.


• Architect efficient and reusable front-end abstractions that drive complex Android UI’s.

• Engage with designers in discussions about product and interaction design

• Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

• B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 5+ years in relevant work experience

• 3+ years of object-oriented software development experience

• 2+ years building Android applications including Java

• 2+ years mobile application development experience (Android, IOS)

• Experience in understanding large and complex code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable.

• Strong experience partnering with designers to implement pixel-perfect designs.

• Familiarity with Android UI design principles and accessibility best practices

• Strong technical background and aptitude

• Think like an entrepreneur

Employment Type:

Full time


San Francisco Bay Area

Minimum Qualifications:

C.S. with 5+ years experience in building successful social / mobile community products

Preferred Qualifications:

M.S., current code in a shipped in a well known mobile app

Compensations Benefits and Perks:

• Market competitive total compensation package
• Early employee equity compensation package
• Individual medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
• Generous vacation policy
• Paid holidays

Freedom and Flexibility are core to our values. We want you to be happy and we'll work together to keep you that way.

San Francisco • San Francisco Bay Area
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
5+ years
Hiring contact

Ryan Cox

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Private Sharing For Real Friends

True focuses on Mobile, Location Based Services, Big Data, and Social Media Platforms. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, True has raised $18M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019.

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