Software Engineer, Android

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Software Engineer, Android

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and everyday millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We are much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

Creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce is a responsibility we all share. To truly transform the global economy, we must evolve the way we hire and enable our talent to serve people of all backgrounds and experiences. LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Looking to solve meaningful, large-scale challenges?

LinkedIn Marketing Solutions (LMS) is in hyper-growth mode and has been rapidly gaining market share. It has been growing at 30+% annual growth rate on a >3B business. The Sponsored Messaging Team is quickly ramping up world-class engineering talent to help us enhance and evolve our sponsored messaging experiences. Enabled to deliver independently, the team is positioned at the intersection of key LinkedIn systems with a breadth of opportunities for technical growth in web technologies, content, video, APIs, databases, and distributed systems at scale.


• You will design and execute user-facing features for the native LinkedIn app on Android devices by leveraging mobile operating system frameworks for multi-threading, persisting data, and managing user experience and graphics across multiple screen sizes.
• You will use the latest cutting edge technologies and libraries suggested by Google for building responsive native apps for Android.
• You will build scalable native mobile apps using LinkedIn’s internal libraries.
• You will make architectural trade-offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with speediness and quality.
• You will produce high-quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly for continuous integration.
• You will provide technical leadership, driving and performing best engineering practices to initiate, plan, and execute large-scale, cross-functional, and company-wise critical programs.
• You will identify, leverage, and successfully evangelize opportunities to improve engineering productivity.

Basic Qualifications:

– BS in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience.
-1+ years of industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

-2+ years of relevant work experience.
-MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
-Foundation in computer science with a strong understanding of data structures, object-oriented programming, and algorithms.
-Knowledge of common mobile application design patterns (MVC, MVVM, MVP, etc.)
-Familiarity with API design and client/server communication principles.
-Understanding of best practices for multithreading and performance optimizations.
-Knowledge of Android debugging tools including profiling app performance.
-Experience writing automated tests for Android apps.
Programming experience in Java and Kotlin.

You will Benefit from our Culture:

• We strongly believe in the well-being of our employees and their families. That is why we offer generous health and wellness programs and time away for employees of all levels

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

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