Sr. Android Engineer - Core Clients Engineering

Full time Full day
San Francisco, CA

Company Description

Consumer Products is responsible for bringing you all the features of Twitter to Android. This team impacts hundreds of millions of users, which brings with it interesting product and technical challenges at that scale. We keep development lightweight and agile, make data driven decisions, and release with high quality and velocity. Come be a part of our team!

Job Description

Who We Are:

Our team loves using the latest mobile technologies for all features of twitter apps, which includes timelines, tweets, GIF search and more. We've recently delivered the new Home Timeline, Moments, GIF Search, Polls, Highlights, Group DM’s and we're working on a brand new mobile experience. On the mobile team you have the opportunity to have significant ownership and impact over major user-facing features that hundreds of millions of people love to use.

What You'll Do:

As part of the Android team you'll be responsible for bringing some of our core products to Android.  You will use your in-depth knowledge of all things Android to craft new Twitter features that are uniquely Android-based.  You’ll build compelling new experiences in feature areas, the teams hiring Android Engineers in the following areas:

  • Home Timeline - high-impact team that is one of the largest drivers of usage and time spent in the app. 

  • Client UI - Accelerate feature development in the Twitter native clients, building consistency into both our code and our product.

Who You Are:

You’re an experienced mobile engineer looking to make Twitter for Android one of the best mobile experiences out there. You're someone who excels at user-centric product development and has a passion for making beautiful, smooth, delightful mobile experiences. 

If this sounds like you, you probably have:

  • Top-notch programming skills in an object-oriented language like Java or Kotlin 

  • Previous experience developing mobile applications (on Android)

  • Experience implementing new features and optimizing existing ones

  • Technical depth that allows you to rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

  • Experience working closely across a variety of teams including product management, interaction designers, and engineers

  • A detailed approach to writing tests and quality assurance

  • Advocacy of the principles of accessibility and the ability to build interfaces accessible to users with disabilities

  • Knowledge of core CS concepts such as: common data structures and algorithms, profiling/optimization



  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • 4+ years experience developing mobile applications on Android

  • Knowledge of Kotlin

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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