Android Software Engineer, Video

San Francisco, CA

 

Who we are

 

Our team at Twitter builds rich video experiences across all consumer clients—web, iOS, and Android—for Twitter and Periscope. Our mission is to be the first place people go to create and share video for the world to see and discuss. We want to enable users to find video that is timely, relevant, and engaging, while building a strong foundation that is fast and reliable.

 

We are comprised of talented individuals from all over the world, and from many different backgrounds, working to build products that reach every person on the planet. In addition to working together, we also build relationships together – sharing lunch or coffee at the office, or socializing outside the office; previously we have taken cooking classes together, dined together, and hiked together. Our team sizes are kept small to encourage big contributions from each member and promote meaningful collaboration. You will be joining a team of skilled, enthusiastic, and passionate engineers working in this nascent, cutting-edge space. We’ll both challenge and support you to do the best work of your career.

What you'll do

As an Android software engineer on the Consumer Video Client team, you will
 

  • Work with some of the best people in the industry to build and maintain compelling user experiences within the Twitter and Periscope app.

  • Use your in-depth knowledge of Android to craft engaging new features.

  • Use the latest tech in world of Android e.g. Kotlin, RxJava, Dagger

  • Develop strong skills and best practices on the team through participation in design, and code reviews.

  • Take an active role in team processes, and product decisions. From using data and customer insight to help prioritize, to end-to-end ownership of a feature, you’ll do more than just write code.

  • Participate in our learning culture, embracing opportunities to learn from Twitter’s community of Android engineers, as well as teach others your strengths.

Who you are

  • You want to apply your detailed knowledge of Android to work on a product that impacts millions of users every day.

  • You are customer-focused, and understand that shipping impactful software involves trade-offs, and collaboration.

  • You get stuff done, and thrive in a small group environment.

  • You have a strong sense of ownership, and a curiosity to learn and understand how things work, even if they take you outside your area of expertise.

  • You have experience working closely across a variety of teams including product management, interaction designers, and backend engineers.

  • You have a track record of delivering reliable, efficient software and systems.

  • You collaborate and approach conflict with the intention to find a solution.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • 2+ years of relevant android experience

Bonus points:

  • Prior experience in video-related technologies


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

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Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

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