Sr. Android Engineer - Client UI


San Francisco, New York City, Remote US

Company description

The Client UI Team is responsible for the Twitter for Android user experience across every surface area of our product. This team impacts hundreds of millions of users, building a modern and consistent product experience that brings the best of Twitter to our users. Come be a part of our team!

Job description

Who We Are:

Our team cares deeply about both the Twitter user experience and the Twitter developer experience. We build reusable UI components and frameworks that drive consistency not only in the Twitter for Android user experience but also in the Twitter for Android codebase. We work at the forefront of Android and we’re passionate about both design and engineering. We work on high impact large scale projects, but we pay close attention to the small details along the way too. Some past projects have been driving app wide design refreshes, updating our core navigation patterns, and building robust RTL support into our system of shared UI components.

What You'll Do:

As part of the team, you’ll work all over the Android stack. At times you’ll serve our internal customers, working on components and infrastructure that enable product teams to build high quality features quickly and efficiently. Other times, you’ll serve Twitter users directly, working on projects that directly improve the user experience. You’ll collaborate closely with partners in engineering, product, and design to push the Twitter for Android experience towards the future.

Who You Are:

You’re an experienced Android engineer looking to make Twitter for Android one of the best mobile experiences out there. You're someone who excels at user-centric product development and has a real passion for making beautiful, smooth, delightful mobile experiences. You have a strong understanding of Android design guidelines but you also know when it's okay to break the rules.

If this sounds like you, you probably have:

  • Top-notch Android programming skills

  • A strong eye towards design and usability

  • Technical depth that allows you to negotiate expectations around technical limitations, bring designs to life, and rapidly fix bugs

  • Experience working closely across a variety of teams including product management, design, and engineering

  • Advocacy of the principles of accessibility and the ability to build interfaces accessible to users with disabilities

  • Knowledge of core CS concepts such as: common data structures and algorithms, profiling/optimization



  • 4+ years experience developing mobile applications (on Android)

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Knowledge of Kotlin

Additional information

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

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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 via a video conference call.


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