Staff Android Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. At Meetup, you’ll help create the future of real community—a future where people show up, do things, and actually talk. 

Staff Android Engineers are values-aligned leaders on the team and are ultimately responsible for the success of the team. If you're applying for this role, you excel not just technically, but also in your ability to lead teams, mentor engineers, and collaborate with colleagues of various disciplines. You drive architecture decisions and estimate project time frames while managing team process and tasking. You work closely with engineering management on team culture, hiring, and delivery of a high-quality Android experience.

You are:

  • Experienced: You’re well-versed in developing quality Android applications from conception through Google Play Store launch. You have a deep understanding of the full suite of Android tooling in Kotlin and Java including threading, building layouts, debugging and performance optimization.
  • Customer focused: You love good software and design. You understand the importance of bringing value to our users through quality software.
  • A team player: You are the consummate team player. You work well with others. You aim to learn from, teach, and give timely and specific feedback to your colleagues.
  • Adaptable: You can handle changing requirements and difficult problems. You build for the long-term while managing iterative, short-term needs.
  • Values-aligned: You have a dedication to the company’s core mission of cultivating local community worldwide.

What you do with our team:

  • Focus on building out the future of the flagship Meetup app using Kotlin and Java
  • Work with Core engineers to define how data should be structured and delivered via our APIs
  • Collaborate with designers to ensure that the app is beautiful and a pleasure to use for all our users
  • Define engineering approach to product features in collaboration with our product team and Android peers
  • Manage and improve our app release process through tooling and automation

Bonus points for:

  • Shipping API driven apps seen by millions
  • Leading and mentoring engineers
  • Organizing local meetups

Check out our engineering blog: https://medium.com/making-meetup

Our team is bold, supportive, and passionate about bringing people together in real life to create community for everyone. We care about moving fast, real-world change, and building diverse, dynamic teams. You in?

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • React/ReduxLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement

Location

Meetup is in the vibrant and trendy SoHo neighborhood. Just steps away from the BDFM6 and a short hop and skip to the NQRW.

What are Meetup Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Meetup offers a generous health plan, including paid deductibles and One Medical access. Each employee is eligible for 3+ weeks of vacation, Summer Fridays, and up to 16 weeks paid parental leave + transition leave. Each Tuesday, Meetup caters breakfast for the team, and we host weekly rooftop BBQs in the summer months. As part of the WeWork family, we also get to participate in the annual Summer Conference and Global Conference.

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