Senior Android Engineer at Toptal
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Job Description

About Toptal

Toptal is a global network of top talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on-demand. With $100+ million in annual revenue and triple-digit growth, Toptal is the largest fully distributed workforce in the world.

We take the best elements of virtual teams and combine them with a support structure that encourages innovation, social interaction, and fun (see this video from The Huffington Post). We see no borders, move at a fast pace, and are never afraid to break the mold.

Position Description

Providing a great mobile user experience is crucial to us, and we’re looking for a talented senior Android developer to help us build native Android applications. At Toptal we apply state-of-the-art technologies to build world-class applications that are a joy to use and work on.

We don’t cut corners, and we don’t make compromises. In this position, you will be working closely with best designers, back-end and mobile developers to create beautiful Android apps that are polished, fast, well-tested, and a joy to use.

We are remote-only, have no office, and fully embrace a flexible work-life balance. All communication and resumes must be submitted in English.

Responsibilities:

You will design, write, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable native Android code for our mobile apps. Together with the team, you will work on all phases of application development: from translating professional designs into a working app to suggesting new ideas, to make our solutions cutting-edge. You will build an extensible and future-proof architecture of the application and witness the success of it once launched.

In the first week you will:

  • Join our Mobile team and begin your introduction into Toptal.
  • Get familiar with our product portfolio and team structure.
  • Review our detailed Toptal Engineering Documentation to become familiar with our working processes.

In the first month you will:

  • Deliver your first features and improvements to the Android app.
  • Participate in team meetings and take part in decisions about the future of the application.

In the first three months you will:

  • Have a full understanding of the entire workflow of the app and the future.
  • Become an advisor on architectural decisions.
  • Mentor other engineers on Android development.

In the first six months you will:

  • Have your application available to users.
  • Make suggestions for improvements based on data and feedback.
  • Help team to maintain speed, efficiency, and happiness.

In the first year you will:

  • Have 360° understanding of the short and long-term goals of all applications you own.
  • Continue driving technical and product excellence of the team.

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of professional native Android experience.
  • Excellent understanding of Clean Architecture and design patterns and ability to apply them successfully to real-life problems.
  • Good command of Kotlin and ability to write idiomatic Kotlin code.
  • Experience with both UI and unit testing.
  • You must have a strong record of developing Android apps from scratch.
  • Ability to continuously improve code and architecture quality in line with new or changing requirements.
  • Good understanding of Gradle build system is a big plus.
  • Willingness to search for novel, successful approaches to challenges.
  • Familiarity with popular libraries like Dagger2, RxJava2, Jetpack suite (Android Architecture Components, AppCompat, Material Components for Android, Espresso).
  • Be eager to help your teammates, share your knowledge with them, and learn from them.
  • Thrive on providing and receiving honest but always constructive feedback.
  • You must be an outstanding individual contributor to thrive at Toptal.
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Location

Europe, Russia, South America

Commitment

Full-time

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