Android Engineer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Information Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Zola is seeking a talented, creative, and passionate experienced Android engineer. We value hard work, an orientation for speed and a passion for developing best-in-class user experiences.

You will work closely across functions, including product, user experience merchandising, business, marketing and of course, technology.  

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with tech and product to implement and build a new kind of mobile experience
  • Design and develop efficient reusable components
  • Identify and remedy performance bottlenecks
  • Identify and communicate best practices for Android development
  • Understand tradeoffs between design and performance

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience creating native Android applications
  • Expertise with Java, the Android SDK, and common open-source libraries used in native application development (Retrofit, GSON, Dagger 2, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Android design patterns, memory management, file I/O, concurrency, and multithreading
  • Have published one or more applications in an Android marketplace
  • BS and/or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

We are open to including new technologies where and when they make sense and always strive to push the limits of the user experience.

About ZOLA

At Zola, we are building a smarter wedding registry. We are an early-stage, VC-funded consumer technology startup based in New York City. Launched in October 2013, we have quickly become the fastest-growing wedding registry in the United States. Founded by many of the early team members from Gilt Groupe, we are focused on creating a new kind of e-commerce experience that addresses a huge market — wedding gifts — by reimagining the wedding registry for modern engaged couples and their guests. Our team brings deep experience from working on award-winning e-commerce sites and mobile apps in past roles at Gilt Groupe, Amazon, J.Crew, Bloomingdale’s, Rent The Runway, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Yahoo, Chloe + Isabel, and Host Committee.

More about the team: https://www.zola.com/about

Recent press: https://www.zola.com/press

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