Software Engineer, Android



Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Software Engineer, Android Responsibilities:

1. Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for user interfaces, infrastructure, and/or tools supporting applications on Android using the Android SDK.

2. Lead complex technical or product efforts to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.

3. Provide technical guidance and mentorship to peers.

4. Work closely with product and design teams to build new and innovative application experiences for Android.

5. Work on problems of diverse scope and implement custom native user interfaces using the latest Android programming techniques.

6. Receiving little instruction on day-to-day work, build reusable Android software components for interfacing with back-end platforms.

7. Analyze and optimize UI and infrastructure application code for quality, efficiency, and performance.

8. Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

9. Requires a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Software, Computer Engineering, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or related field, followed by five years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in the job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Requires five years of experience in the following:

10. 1. Object-oriented software development

11. 2. Building Android applications in Java using Android SDK

12. 3. Leading complex technical projects

13. 4. AOSP (Android Open Source Project)

14. 5. Android internals or frameworks services

15. 6. Coding in Java

16. 7. Building maintainable and testable codes bases including API design and unit testing techniques

17. 8. Multithreading programming and mobile memory management

18. 9. Software development tools: Code editors (VIM or Emacs), and revision control systems (Subversion, GIT, or Perforce)

19. 10. Linux, UNIX, or other nix-like OS including file manipulation and simple commands

20. 11. Core web technologies: HTML, CSS, or JavaScript

21. 12. Building highly-scalable performant solutions

22. 13. Design scalable distributed systems with established partition tolerance, consistency, and availability guarantees

23. 14. Data processing, programming languages, databases, networking, operating systems, computer graphics, or human-computer interaction

24. 15. Applying algorithms and core computer science concepts to real world systems as evidenced by recognizing and matching patterns from different areas of computer science in production systems.

Public Compensation:

$220,205/year to $240,240/year bonus equity benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

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