We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities,  abilities, and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there. 

Want to be part of a team working on the world’s largest travel platform? Tripadvisor aims to make everyone a better traveler by creating products that help people around the world plan and have the perfect trip. As part of the team responsible for our Flagship apps, you get to work on products impacting many millions of monthly active visitors worldwide.

During the pandemic our engineering, product, and design teams went back to first principles and redesigned our Flagship native apps from the ground up, functionally and technically. Our new apps are an engineer’s dream to work with: they embrace component-based server-driven UI and clean architecture. Come help us build upon a sound foundation and drive our next wave of growth!

We are looking for a technology leader with an in-depth knowledge of many mobile technologies, platforms, and best practices. This high impact role will drive the evolution of our Android platform and the continued improvement of our Android developer experience. The ideal candidate would bring excellent communication skills, leadership, and technical acumen.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Leverage Android expertise to help define, deliver, and continue to evolve our Android platform roadmap.

  • Identify any gaps in our existing Android architecture. Drive alignment on how to address such gaps and lead the delivery of high leverage solutions.

  • Provide feedback on technical designs and ensure a scalable, maintainable Android architecture.

  • Mentor Android engineers at all levels.

  • Evangelize Android best practices across the organization, especially to product engineering teams.

  • Partner with various stakeholders to understand the needs of the business and define platform requirements.

  • Be a go-to person for complex Android development issues.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Deep understanding of best practices for building mobile applications at scale.

  • Exceptional Android development skills and at least 5 years of experience with Android development at a senior level.

  • Experience with Kotlin and modern development frameworks such as Kotlin coroutines or Jetpack compose.

  • Proven track record of advising organizations on Android architectural best practices.

  • Familiarity with Java and microservice architectures of large-scale applications.

  • Passion for building scalable software and improving the developer experience.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

  • Expert knowledge of software design patterns (e.g., clean architecture, MVVM, etc.).

 

What you’ll get 

  • Highly competitive salary along with the following
    • Annual bonus
    • Generous Stock Award upon joining
    • Additional stock awarded annually
    • Excellent contributory pension
    • Full family private medical cover
    • Full dental cover
    • Flexible working hours
    • Flexible summer working schedule
    • Time off between Christmas and New Year (on us!)
    • Annual travel and wellbeing allowance ($1200+)
    • Critical illness plus full life cover
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Employee assistance program.

We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at greenhouse@tripadvisor.com.

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