Senior Android Engineer, Explore



Brooklyn, NY
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. Etsy, Inc.'s 'house of brands' portfolio has expanded to now include four individually distinct ecommerce brands – Etsy, fashion resale marketplace Depop, musical instrument marketplace Reverb, and Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace Elo7. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate Senior Android Engineer to join the Explore team. The Explore team is focused on video content for our buyer (Buy on Etsy) app.

In this role, you will be working to build outstanding native experiences for our customers on Google’s mobile OS. You will need to be an amazing technical contributor who thrives in a busy environment. You will collaborate with a dedicated team of engineers, designers, product and analytics colleagues who work together closely to support our Android apps (and like to have fun while they do it!).

In this role you will:

  • Contribute impactful work on Etsy’s highly rated Android apps with millions of users.

  • Write code in both Java and Kotlin.

  • Work on sophisticated and interesting debugging challenges.

  • Lead and/or assist in executing any needed testing (unit, functional, visual, etc).

  • Continue to advance your skills in using modern mobile development technology in a collaborative setting.

  • Confidently communicate technical issues with all necessary stakeholders (no matter the complexity).


Ideally, you'll bring:

  • A minimum of three years of Android development

  • App(s) published on the Play Store demonstrating a strong product focus and an eye for design

  • A knack for communicating complex technical issues in clear language

  • A passion for beautiful code and quality development practices

  • Experience with testing - unit tests, functional tests, visual tests

  • Experience in Kotlin and Java

  • Experience with accessibility frameworks

  • Experience working on large applications with many developers or teams

Nice to haves

  • Experience with working with video

  • Experience in Flutter

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you've hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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