Senior Android Engineer

at hibooks in San Francisco, California
Posted 7 months ago

About this position

Who We Are 

We’re hibooks and our mission is to empower you to pursue your passion, lose yourself in a story, and reach your highest peak. We believe that the books we read shape our lives. They teach us, entertain us, and sometimes change us. Founded in 2014, hibooks is a global audiobook platform. With an inclusive, international team spread throughout San Francisco, New York, Berlin, and London, we are engaging the power of audiobooks.

We are the evolution of storytelling, and we invite you to start your next career chapter with us.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Collaborating closely with our designers and engineers to create and improve existing features
  • Actively participating in decisions affecting the future of the product
  • Using your skills and learning more as the product & platform evolve
  • Keeping the codebase modern and easy-to-work through continuous refactoring, testing, and up-to-date documentation

What You’ll Bring Along:

  • 5+ years of professional experience working on Android
  • Strong knowledge of Android performance tools and optimization techniques
  • Experience using Dagger 2 in a large, multi-module application
  • Love for Kotlin (well, who doesn’t?)
  • A keen eye for  reactive applications using RxJava2 and async frameworks like kotlin.coroutines
  • Experience in designing solid & testable components

Great To Have:

  • Experience with audio streaming apps, in particular, ExoPlayer 2
  • Understanding of Clean Architecture
  • Gradle build system
  • Experience working with DRM and licensing
  • iOS knowledge and how similar (and different) both platforms are

Our Android tech stack is composed of:

  • A multi-module Kotlin gradle repository with small Java legacy part
  • Room from Google’s Architecture Components
  • MVP architecture

What We Offer: 

  • A globally diverse and innovative team shaping the future of audiobooks
  • Leadership that champions professional development
  • Fully-covered and quality Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance (USA)
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible vacation
  • Flexible WFH

About hibooks

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