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Software Engineer, Android - Slack (Multiple Levels)

Salesforce

Salesforce

Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA · San Antonio, TX, USA · Houston, TX, USA · Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Software Engineering

Job Details

About Salesforce

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About Slack
Slack is your Digital HQ – a place where work flows between your people, systems, partners, and customers. From Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, millions of people around the world use Slack to connect their teams, unify their systems, and drive their business forward.
Slack breaks down communication silos inside and beyond your organization by bringing teams and tools together around common goals, projects and processes in channels and in Slack Connect. It removes the limits of physical walls, giving people the flexibility to do their best work where, when and how they prefer with features like huddles and clips. And it empowers everyone to automate common tasks with apps and workflows. In this digital-first era, Slack’s mission is to make people’s work lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.
A taste of our scale and reach:

  • Slack delivers 300k+ messages per second
  • 77% of the fortune 100 use Slack
  • 150+ countries have daily active users in Slack
  • To date, 1.79 trillion messages have been sent on Slack
  • 2.65 billion actions are taken in Slack each day
  • Slack has 200k+ paid customers
  • Users are spending a combined 243 million minutes per week in Huddles
  • We're looking for people who are passionate about crafting phenomenal Android applications.


You've been around for a few API levels and you know how to delight Android users. You've got an eye for the alluring Android design our users expect and an attention to detail down to the very last density independent pixel. You know your way around the View hierarchy and are eager to partner with Product and Design to craft efficient, performant, and delightful user experiences. You like building for the long term and value patterns and structures that allow for maximum flexibility in a constantly evolving product.

We are looking for feature, infrastructure, and performance engineers to take our Slack Android app to the next level. As an Android Engineer, you will work with a cross-disciplinary team, using your extensive knowledge of building applications across a wide array of Android devices to make the Slack experience on Android be the best it can possibly be.

Slack on Android is used by millions of people every week - we need engineers who want to make that experience as enjoyable as possible.

Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture; we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and above all, collaborative.

What You Should Have:

  • At least 4+ years of mobile engineering experience, ideally in a team environment
  • A related technical degree required
  • Experience developing with Kotlin
  • Extensive understanding of Android framework components and their respective lifecycles
  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and programming languages
  • Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experience
  • Current and detailed knowledge of the capabilities of different Android API levels
  • Experience developing highly performant Java code and view layouts and the ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks
  • A disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment
  • A familiarity with the Android tool ecosystem for development, testing, debugging, and performance benchmarking
  • An excellent understanding of best practices for concurrency and threading
  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things higher

Bonus Points

  • Experience using Slack and a keen interest in making it better
  • Experience building design systems to create reusable and scalable components
  • A passion for creating accessible applications
  • A passion for building and maintaining outstanding open source projects or otherwise adding to the Android community
  • Experience with reactive programming (e.g. RXJava)

Benefits & Perks

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Salesforce Information

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For Colorado-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $133,400 to $254,700.

Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://www.salesforcebenefits.com.