Android Engineer, Talk

Job Responsibilities : Android Engineer, Talk

Salary : $143000 per year

Company : Spotify

Location : Remote US

About Talk


New York or Remote Americas

Job type

Spotify is a global community of over 250 million music fans artists and now podcasters. It’s always been our mission to make audio more accessible for everyone and create innovative ways for creators and fans to connect with each other.

The Talk Mission is the team within Spotify responsible for building the best tools for podcast video and live creators. We have three platforms that help us deliver a great creator experience: Anchor (the platform that allows you to create distribute monetize and grow a podcast all for free) Spotify for Podcasters (the platform that makes it easy to understand and engage with your listeners on Spotify) and Spotify Live (the platform that allows anyone to stream and interact with live audio).

We’ve done a lot already and we have no plans of slowing down. Come help us build the future of Talk creation!

What you’ll do:

  • Help build the Anchor Android App
  • Prototype and develop new application features of all kinds from creation tools to listening and sharing functionality
  • Write bug-free code that runs quickly and is performant in all conditions
  • Ensure the performance and quality of the Anchor Android app
  • Implement features based on both wireframes and completed designs
  • Accurately estimate difficulty and time of work for projects
  • See large often complex projects through from conception to launch
  • Keep code maintainable through extensive documentation and automated tests
  • Work with your engineering manager product manager data science user research and design counterparts to review product specs and translate them to engineering tasks

Who you are:

  • You have professional experience building Android apps
  • One or more Android apps you have worked on is in the Google Play Store
  • Familiar with application profiling tools and are able to explain bottlenecks and issues found
  • You have a strong foundation in object-oriented programming data structures and design patterns
  • Experienced architecting and developing clean reusable code
  • You are familiar with Kotlin Retrofit 2 Realm RxJava and Git
  • You care about the user experience of the products you work on not only the functionality
  • You have the ability to try things and iterate very quickly
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator
  • You possess a persistent/driven work ethic and a willingness to try anything and everything
  • You are interested in podcasts radio or audio in general
  • You work well with multi-functional teams

Where you’ll be:

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location and is within working hours
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located that time zone
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.

Our global benefits

Extensive learning opportunities through our dedicated team GreenHouse.
Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.
Global parental leave six months off – fully paid – for all new parents.
All The Feels our employee assistance program and self-care hub.
Flexible public holidays swap days off according to your values and beliefs.
Spotify On Tour join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.

Learn about life at Spotify

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are no matter where you come from what you look like or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business the more we will all thrive contribute and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience your perspectives and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 381 million users.

This role is not eligible for hire in Colorado USA.

Global COVID and Vaccination Disclosure
Spotify is committed to safety and well-being of our employees vendors and clients. We are following regional guidelines mandating vaccination and testing requirements including those requiring vaccinations and testing for in-person roles and event attendance. For NYC we have mandated that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated in order to work in our offices and externally with any third-parties.For all other locations we strongly encourage our employees to get vaccinated and also follow local COVID and safety protocols.

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