Software Engineer (Android)

Software Engineer (Android)
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Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Software Engineer (Android) Responsibilities
  • Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for user interfaces, infrastructure, and/or tools supporting applications on Android using the Android SDK.
  • Work closely with product and design teams to build new and innovative application experiences for Android.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope and implement custom native user interfaces using the latest Android programming techniques.
  • Receiving little instruction on day-to-day work, build reusable Android software components for interfacing with back-end platforms.
  • Resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways by analyzing and optimizing UI and infrastructure application code for quality, efficiency, and performance.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Software, Computer Engineering, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or related field and 36 months of experience in the job offered or in a related occupation. Experience must include 36 months involving the following:
  • Develops solutions for Android devices to interoperate using Bluetooth wireless technologies
  • Investigates wireless solutions as they relate to both AOSP based devices and phones
  • Object-oriented software development
  • Building Android applications in Java using Android SDK
  • AOSP (Android Open Source Project)
  • Android internals or frameworks services
  • Coding in Java
  • Building maintainable and testable codes bases including API design and unit testing techniques
  • Multithreading programming and mobile memory management
  • Software development tools: Code editors (VIM or Emacs), and revision control systems (Subversion, GIT, or Perforce)
  • Linux, UNIX, or other *nix-like OS as evidenced by file manipulation, advanced commands, and shell scripting
  • Build highly-scalable performant solutions
  • Data processing, programming languages, databases, networking, operating systems, computer graphics, or human-computer interaction
  • Applying algorithms and core computer science concepts to real world systems as evidenced by recognizing and matching patterns from different areas of computer science in production systems
  • Distributed systems.
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Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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