Senior Android Engineer, UI Platform



Software Engineering, Design
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
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This is an Android role on Reddit’s UI Platform team. The mission of the UI Platform team is to deliver a cohesive, modern and accessible experience across all of Reddit’s platforms.

This role will enable us to bring best in class UI/UX to Android’s 100M DAUs across the world. You will help establish the right standards in Android development to accelerate development and raise the quality bar across all teams.

As a senior engineer on the UI platform team, you will be responsible for driving development on Reddit’s cross platform design system and evolving our UI framework. You will have the company-wide scope, impact, and responsibility in shaping the future of Android development at Reddit.

What you’ll do

  • Push Reddit’s accessibility goals forward. Develop and introduce solutions based on WCAG and Android best practices.
  • Work cross-functionally with product, design, and other engineering counterparts to drive development on Reddit’s cross platform design system (Reddit’s design system story).
  • Evolve how all Android engineers at Reddit build UI, drive adoption of Jetpack Compose (Building Reddit’s design system for Android with Jetpack Compose).
  • Help us build the technical foundation for rapid experimentation without compromising on quality.
  • Be the go-to person for developers on complex problems in Android development.
  • Continuously learn and improve your technical and non-technical abilities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent hands-on, post-grad, non-internship technical expertise
  • 5+ years of hands-on, non-internship, full-time professional software development experience developing user-facing Android mobile native applications at scale, using Java or Kotlin
  • You are a strategic thinker who thrives on developing a long-term technical foundation and has a passion for developing scalable, well-designed software that improves people’s lives globally.
  • A track record of leading large projects that require cross-team and cross-functional collaborations
  • Experience with modern Android development frameworks such as Jetpack Compose and Kotlin coroutines.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. You are self-directed, innovative, and biased towards action in fast-paced environments. You love to build new things and thrive in ambiguity and even failure.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams such as design, product, data teams to deliver great user experiences.

Please note: this role is 100%, permanently remote and is open ONLY to candidates who are currently located in and authorized to work in the United Stated and select areas of Canada.

We do have physical Reddit office locations, and you're welcome to work in one if you're close to one!


  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401k Matching
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • Personal & Professional development funds
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation (please use them!) & Reddit Global Wellness Days
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Volunteer time off

Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit https://www.redditinc.com/careers/.

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The base pay range for this position is:
$190,800$267,100 USD

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