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Software Engineer II, Android

Company: Course Hero
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Course Hero is scaling! As an Android Engineer, you will work on critical projects for one of Course Hero's fastest growing platforms. You will develop features primarily in Kotlin, with the opportunity to contribute to server-side projects. You will thrive in an engaging, high-growth environment, with a collaborative, learning-focused culture. Our engineers have the autonomy and independence to innovate.

Each engineer has a role in building Course Hero's architecture and will have the opportunity to touch all parts of the stack. While our projects are big--------, with users around the world, our team is small, so you'll see projects from start to finish and work closely with product managers and designers to ensure successful results.

We recently just launched our Engineering blog! Click here to learn about our engineering goals, our projects and innovations, and our falling forward and growth mindset mentality at Course Hero.

Here Are Some Ways You'll Make An Impact

  • Architect and implement key features for our mobile Android application
  • Establish best practices for mobile software development
  • Work with our engineering, product and design teams to build new features, tools, and functionality
  • Develop products that help students learn and graduate
    Are you our Android Software Engineer?
    • 2+ years of android development experience
    • Strong understanding of Android app fundamentals
    • Strong knowledge in building high quality layouts for android
    • Proficient in Kotlin
    • Experience consuming REST/JSON API responses
    • Experience releasing builds on the play store
    • BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
      Bonus Points
      • Experience with background processing, memory management, and other performance optimizations.
      • Experience with Jetpack components
      • Experience with automated testing
      • Experience with A/B testing
      • Experience building custom animations
        This is a full-time role located in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

        Benefits & Perks!
        • Competitive salary, annual bonus, and RSUs
        • Medical coverage, including full dental and vision
        • Life and disability benefits
        • 401(k) program (US) / retirement savings plan (Canada) with company match
        • One month paid sabbatical after 5 years at the company
        • Education reimbursement
        • Professional development workshops & industry conferences
        • Paid parental leave
        • Flexible work schedule
        • Social responsibility program (volunteer time off and donation matching)
        • Annual wellness stipend
        • Monthly tech stipend
        • Annual family planning stipend
        • Monthly snack boxes delivered to your door
        • Cell phone allowance
          For positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Other locations: IL, MA, NJ.

          Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (EEO)

          We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion within our company. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or ability status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please contact us to request accommodation.

          About Us

          Course Hero is on a mission to help students graduate, confident and prepared. The online learning platform offers over 60 million course-specific study resources created by and for students and educators, as well as 24/7 tutor help. More than 65,000 verified college educators use Course Hero to collaborate with other faculty and share resources to hone new strategies for instruction. Everyday, students, educators and tutors help more than 20 million students make every study hour count.

          We have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty, and we love to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident and prepared!

          We are not the only ones that think we're onto something big. Course Hero has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, Top 50 Best Paying Companies in the Bay Area, Top 100 Most Transparent Companies, and in the Top 50 Most Transformational Companies in Education Technology. Read up on some of our recent news coverage, blog, and learn more about us to see what it is like to work with our team.

          Join us on our mission!

Keywords: Course Hero, Redwood City , Software Engineer II, Android, IT / Software / Systems , Redwood City, California

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