The Wish App has been downloaded over 200 millions times and has always been one of the top free applications in the App Store. Our team is small and nimble. We move extremely fast while solving unique and challenging problems. We release new mobile updates biweekly to ensure that engineers are able to iterate quickly and make an impact immediately. Each engineer has the opportunity to completely own the feature they work on from scratch to release. They work on entire features from the back-end API to the mobile client.
As an Android engineer, you will work on product features directly used by millions of shoppers worldwide. You will have a great deal of responsibility for each project you work on and will have the flexibility to influence design and execution. With full transparency to all metrics, you will get to see how your features directly impact the company’s performance and make data-driven decisions.
For this role, you should be hands-on, driven, want to make an impact and grow your career and have a solid foundation in computer science. You should have strong competencies in Android development, software design, problem solving, testing, and debugging, and contribute with a great deal of independence. We are ultimately looking for someone who is capable and passionate to help us hack social commerce.
What you'll be doing
- Build new high impact features in the Wish Android app. Solely own the feature from scratch to post release.
Work closely with product managers, designers and data teams to design and drive the direction of a feature. Give valuable feedback, review experiment findings, and share new ideas.
Write beautiful and reusable Android code and the API endpoint to accompany it with
Make important coding architecture decisions and participate in code reviews. Refactor the code to use best practices if necessary.
- Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Experience developing native Android applications in Java or Kotlin is required
Experience with Python and MongoDB are a big plus
Interested in end-to-end feature development from design to execution
Strong understanding of the whole engineering stack and how each piece fits into the whole
Focused, driven and can get challenging projects across the finish line
Learns quickly and is willing to take calculated risks
Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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