Android Engineer in Haystack News

FULL_TIME

Lima
This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in: Lima
(Hybrid)
| Semi Senior | Full time | Mobile Development

Relocation offered

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Haystack News is the leading local & world news service on Connected TVs reaching millions of users! This is a unique opportunity to work at Haystack News, one of the fastest-growing TV startups in the world. We are already preloaded on 37% of all TVs shipped in the US!

Be part of a Silicon Valley startup and work directly with the founding team. Jumpstart your career by working with Stanford & Carnegie Mellon alumni and faculty who have already been part of other successful startups in Silicon Valley.

You should join us if you're hungry to learn how Silicon Valley startups thrive, you like to ship quickly and often, love to solve challenging problems, and like working in small teams.

See Haystack's feature at this year's Google IO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YawUi6qPck

Job functions

You'll be responsible for developing the Haystack News app on Android Mobile, Android TV, and Fire TV devices .

  • Build engaging features to improve the reader experience in our flagship News app
  • Apply the latest trends in Android development to create engaging experiences
  • Use Clean Architecture to refactor existing code and increase code coverage, and build any new features conforming to that design
  • Use latest from Android framework , Kotlin, Jetpack Compose
  • Collaborate with software developers to integrate existing technologies (APIs) into a mobile application

Qualifications and requirements

  • Strong written and spoken English is a must!
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 3+ years of related professional work experience
  • Strong software engineering skills with expertise in Java and the Android platform.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills (No Agencies Please)
  • (IMPORTANT: Your job application has to be in English)

Conditions

Unlimited vacations :)
Travel to team's offsite events
100% paid Uber rides to go to the office
Learn about multiple platforms

Accessible An infrastructure adequate for people with special mobility needs.
Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Haystack News helps you with your relocation.
Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Meals provided Haystack News provides free lunch and/or other kinds of meals.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Computer repairs Haystack News covers some computer repair expenses.
Commuting stipend Haystack News offers a stipend to cover some commuting costs.
Computer provided Haystack News provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend Haystack News covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Performance bonus Extra compensation is offered upon meeting performance goals.
Conference stipend Haystack News covers tickets and/or some expenses for conferences related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Recreational areas Space for games or sports.
Vacation over legal Haystack News gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Hybrid

This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in Lima (Peru).

About Haystack News

Haystack News is one of the fastest-growing companies in the connected TV space. — Haystack News's full profile

Android Engineer
Haystack News • Lima
This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in: Lima
(Hybrid)
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Requires applying in English