Haystack News

Jr Android Developer in Haystack News


    Remote (Peru) | Junior | Full time | Mobile Development

Relocation offered

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Requires applying in English

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 working with our Client Team 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 native development to create engaging experiences
  • Learn and start collaborating with software developers to integrate existing technologies (APIs) into a mobile application
  • Collaborating and learning about multiple CTV platforms

Qualifications and requirements

  • Strong written and spoken English is a must!
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 1.5+ years of related professional work experience
  • 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)


Work as a contractor with full time employee benefits!
Unlimited vacations (PTO)
Holidays from your country of residence
Travel to team off-sites

Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Haystack News helps you with your relocation.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Computer provided Haystack News provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Haystack News gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Beverages and snacks Haystack News offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Peru.

About Haystack News

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

Jr Android Developer
Haystack News •     Remote (Peru)
Requires applying in English