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About the Role:

The New York Times is looking for an Android Engineer to join the Games mobile team. You'll join a team with native mobile engineers, QA, product, project, data, and design and report to the Games App Mobile Engineering Manager.

NYT Games is a collaborative team that values inclusion, diversity, and personal growth. We combine exceptional product development with a world-class suite of puzzles including beloved titles such as the NYT Crossword, Spelling Bee, and Wordle. Come help us on our journey to grow a world-class platform, as we continue delivering delightful experiences to millions daily.

This is a hybrid role based in our NYC headquarters. You could typically expect to come into the office two days per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and test new features using Kotlin and other modern Android development tools and frameworks
  • Work with product, PMO, design, data, QA, and other engineers to guide product development
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Ensure app stability by writing quality code and partnering with the QA team to test and fix bugs
  • Collaborate with internal NYTimes services and external APIs

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years full time experience as an Android Engineer
  • 2+ years of native app development experience working in Kotlin, including writing unit tests, networking, data persistence and UI
  • Demonstrated understanding of Android design patterns, memory management and multi-threading
  • Experience with layouts, themes, styles, views and other Android UI concepts
  • Familiarity with managing app releases and the Google Play Store submission process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with modern Android technologies such as Jetpack Compose and Coroutines
  • Experience with Java
  • Exposure to hybrid development
  • Previous games experience or demonstrated interest in the NYT Games product

This role may require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.

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The annual base pay range for this role is between:
$104,000$140,000 USD

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