Gradle is the build tool of choice for millions of developers around the globe and is the official build tool for Android applications. Developing Gradle is a dynamic and demanding engineering challenge, with the reward of significant industry impact and collaboration with some of the world's best software teams.

Our software is used by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, Airbnb, Spotify, Twitter, and Atlassian. We regularly collaborate with these and other users to make our products continuously better.

We are looking for a passionate engineer with a demonstrated ability to efficiently deliver and maintain robust and useful software based solutions, as part of a collaborative team.

The primary focus of the person in this role will be to provide a great IDE user experience for software developers using Gradle Build Tool. 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that (both internal and external) integrations for major IDEs work well with a broad range of Gradle versions
  • Collaborate with major IDE vendors such as JetBrains and Microsoft to improve user experience for Gradle users
  • Explore and build upon relevant standards such as Language Server Protocol

Minimum qualifications

  • 5 years of software development experience
  • Experience programming in Java 
  • Ability to debug, profile, and optimize code
  • Understanding of modern software development techniques and practices
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Practical experience using Intellij IDEA or Android Studio

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience developing and maintaining Gradle builds
  • Experience programming in Kotlin or Groovy
  • Experience using multiple IDEs
  • Experience contributing to open-source projects
  • Experience working on developer tooling
  • Experience developing extensions or plugins for IDEs

What we value

  • Passion for making other software engineers more productive
  • Strong customer and community focus
  • Delivering useful high-quality solutions 
  • Pragmatism in execution and getting things done
  • Open communication and respect for each other

What we offer

  • Work on a fast-growing product with millions of users and a clear vision for the future
  • Cooperation with passionate and experienced engineers and the opportunity to learn from them regardless of your experience level
  • Ability to work from any place on the planet in a remote-first environment with flexible working hours
  • Opportunities for growth in technical and leadership responsibilities
  • Attractive compensation package including company equity

Location

  • Anywhere in the world with working conditions that allow for seamless collaboration with your colleagues through email, chat, and video streaming

While our team works remotely and is spread across the globe, we deeply value daily interactions and collaboration.

How to apply

The following is required with your application:

  • Submit your cover letter and resume via the form below
  • Explain in your cover letter why you want to work on the Gradle Build Tool

The next steps will follow our recruitment process.

About us

We are committed and skilled software engineers, product designers, and marketing experts who are passionate about developer productivity. We take pride in delivering products that are relied upon daily by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Spotify, Twitter, and Atlassian.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace with a global multicultural team that learns from and respects each other. We are committed to advancing diversity and inclusion forward by investing resources in company-wide inclusion trainings, improving recruitment processes and contributing to groups that are committed to advancing racial/social justice and equality.  

Gradle is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

Visit our careers page to learn more about the company and see other open positions. Visit Glassdoor to read what current and former Gradle employees have to say about the company.

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