Software Engineer, Android

East Bay, CA, United States, Los Angeles, CA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States • $150k - $175k


Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


$150k - $175k


51 - 100 people


1500 Broadway
Oakland, CA, 94612, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Go
  • Swift
  • Objective-C
  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • SQL
  • Scala
  • Spark
  • AWS
  • Terraform
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • TensorFlow
  • React

Role Description

You will build frameworks and features that define how we serve membership features to our members. You love working on projects that have high business impact. You are passionate in working closely with designers and PMs, from ideation to market release to post-launch reflection, to continuously improve user experience for all our creators and members. You are self-motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset, ready to work in a highly collaborative environment as well as independently. There is no higher order than an exceptional product. Clean code and craftsmanship is implied.

We’re looking for a Senior Android Engineer to play an integral role on our membership growth team. Our team plays a critical role in the long-term success for VSCO, as we’re directly responsible for driving revenue and subscription growth for the company. As we continue to evolve our membership subscription business, this team will be challenged to build scalable systems that enable marketing testing and expansion, drive the company to deliver high-quality UI with responsive and cohesive user experience, and solve business challenges with innovation and technology.

About you

You have a deep understanding of building and shipping complex product experiences on frequently updated business critical Android apps Your expertise with the Android SDK helps you create scalable, dynamic, extensible and highly performant UI components You have a working knowledge of remote APIs, concurrency, layouts, transitions, animations, client side persistence and architectural patterns on mobile apps You are ambitious and highly motivated to deliver outstanding solutions with minimal guidance You are passionate about leading initiatives and collaborating with Product Management, Data Science, Design, Engineering, and Research teams You are a proactive and effective decision maker

The day-to-day

Build membership related features and/or frameworks that are easy and reliable for other engineering teams to collaborate with Collaborate with Design and Product teams in concepting, prototyping, user testing, and implementing new features to drive member value Design and build clean, testable, maintainable, and idiomatic code Partner cross-functionally with fellow engineers to ensure consistency is maintained across platforms


4+ years of experience working on mobile applications on Android (Kotlin/Java) Experience working on mobile consumer applications Experience with Google Play Billing Library and subscription services Experience collaborating closely with designers and product managers Skilled in writing unit tests and testable code Experience leading development of complex, high-impact projects Experience mentoring other engineers Experience collaborating with other engineers: iOS, Android, Server, and Web

Nice to have

Passion to learn about the business, being metrics driven and balancing it with user experience Passion for beautiful, responsive, and functional design Familiarity with photo and video in the mobile space Familiarity with iOS to facilitate cross-platform design discussions Experience interacting (or even developing!) server-based APIs via REST and/or gRPC

About VSCO

VSCO is a creative channel. We build creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. Our mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity. Driven by a creator-first philosophy, VSCO supports the creative journey from start to finish — not only providing photographers with tools, but also with the education, community, and connections required to unlock their potential.

Company Culture

Our mission is to uplift creators and to help their voices to be heard. This mission also pours into our company culture. We are a very empathetic company, and highly value collaboration and authenticity. We believe people are at their best when they can be themselves.

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