Android Engineer

The New York Times
Remote friendly
The UX Foundations team at The New York Times is looking for an Android Engineer. In this role, you will work with our Native squad to lay the foundations for satisfying native app experiences that give our readers access to our world-class journalism in a medium that is responsive and personal. You will work with designers, other Android and iOS engineers, web engineers, and more on a cross-functional team with experience supporting remote work. This is an opportunity to use a wide variety of tools, ranging from Kotlin and Jetpack Compose to hybrid web technologies - whatever will best solve the problem at hand. You’ll be part of an engineering organization that values transparency and openness, diversity, learning, community, and continuous improvement.

Don't hesitate if you don't hit everything in this job description. If you’re a good human with related experience, we want to hear from you!

You’ll be an ideal candidate if you:
  • Have experience building sophisticated app experiences using Kotlin.Β 
  • Understand Android design patterns, memory management, and multi-threading.
  • Have worked with GraphQL APIs and the engineers who build them.
  • Have a growth mindset: you embrace challenges, learn from mistakes, and are always learning.
  • Are excited about The New York Times, and share our mission to help people understand the world.

Desired experience:
  • 3+ years software development experience working with Android
  • Experience working with Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience writing unit and UI tests
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

This role will require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.
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