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Android Software Engineer

Posted: 8 May 2021 Closes: 7 Jun 2021
Zurich, Switzerland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 71426269

Facebook is seeking an Android Software Engineer for the Spatial Computing team within XR Tech/Facebook Reality Labs. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining the Mapillary Android App and SDK. You will also be responsible for developing new Android applications for improving map data.

Android Software Engineer Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the Mapillary family of Android apps and SDK

  • IWork closely with our product and design teams to build new and innovative application experiences for Android

  • Implement custom native user interfaces using the latest Android programming techniques

  • Build reusable Android software components for interfacing with our back-end platforms

  • Analyze and optimize UI and infrastructure application code for quality, efficiency, and performance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience building Android applications in Java using Android SDK

  • Object-oriented software development experience

  • Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques

  • Experience with multithreading programming and mobile memory management

  • Experience in understanding code bases, including API design techniques

  • Experience with Java language and frameworks

  • Experience with Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices

  • Experience with caching mechanisms

  • Knowledge on UI design principles and making apps work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing Android applications from start to finish

  • Experience with network programming and custom UIs

  • Experience with technologies and languages like JNI, C/C++, and Kotlin


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

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