Staff Android Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024

About Cambly: Our mission is to bring high quality English education to every English learner in the world at the touch of a button. Think of us as the Airbnb that matches English students with English tutors and come help us build the world’s largest English learning marketplace and school.

We're currently looking for a talented, community-building Staff Android Engineer who:

  • aspires to deliver a world-class consumer-facing experience

  • has deep expertise in Android development

  • enjoys helping others be great

  • shares our passion for having an impact in the personal and professional lives of others.

If this sounds like you, here’s what you’ll do:

In this role, you'll lead fast-moving initiatives and our technical strategy on the Android platform. Android is the dominant platform in many of our top markets and the largest platform for new signups. You'll be responsible for making sure Android users feel the magic when we instantly connect them with a native english speaker for the first time. You'll also be responsible for leading our Android platform to enable our growing team to build and ship high quality Android features quickly. Our codebase is primarily in Kotlin and all new features are written in Kotlin.

Things we're looking for:

  • A product-minded approach to engineering. You’re excited about working directly with our students, tutors, and our international team to make sure students have an amazing experience.

  • 8+ years highly applicable experience building and shipping consumer-facing Android software

  • Experienced building consumer Android apps in a codebase with other Android engineers

  • Experience with the latest best practices in modern Android development, so much so that others seek you out for this knowledge

  • Deep understanding and proficiency in design patterns and writing clean, testable code

  • Proficient in Kotlin and Android SDKs, including knowledge of Jetpack libraries

  • Experience with concurrency design patterns using Coroutines or RxJava

  • A global perspective and creative mindset. You should be excited about building an app in 10+ languages that integrates with the social networks and payment methods used by our students.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • It would also be great if you had continuous integration experience with mobile apps and consumer marketplace industry experience.

Life @Cambly includes...

  • Cash Flow Positive for the greater part of 6 years - check us out in Forbes

  • 60M VC backed but haven't touched any of it - check out why Bessemer invested in us

  • Hybrid First Company (M, T, Th)

  • Catered Lunches

  • 100% of Medical, Dental, and Vision paid along with matching 401k

  • Maternity and Paternity Paid Leave

  • 20 days of true, unbothered PTO

  • End-of-year shutdown

  • Family-friendly environment with amazing WLB and Culture

  • Helping others around the world unlock economic opportunities by learning English

This role is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the expected base salary range for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.

Compensation Package $160,000 - 220,000 USD Base Salary + Pre-IPO Stock Options

Also: We are proud to be a highly inclusive company and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe in order to thrive, businesses need a diverse team and leadership. We welcome every background, identity, abilities, and mindset to join us on our mission to make high-quality English education for all. Everyone is welcome here. To request reasonable accommodation, contact peopleteam@cambly.com.

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