Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and world-class Android engineer. As an early hire in a pivotal role, you’ll have a strong influence in helping us build a product people love. You’ll also work closely with other experienced engineers and the founding team to scale a platform used by millions of music creators around the world 🌎

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect, write, review, and deploy Rapchat's Android app
  • Lead, coach and mentor team members
  • Understand and implement Android best practices
  • Write performant, scalable, and reliable code
  • Define best engineering processes
  • Think broadly about technical and product strategy
  • Work cross-functionally with our design, engineering, customer success, QA, and marketing team


  • 3-6 years of experience building Android applications
  • Experience with managing team members
  • Experience with both Java and Kotlin
  • Experience with background processes, data persistence mechanisms, and memory management specific to Android
  • A quick learner that is always curious and able to master new skills
  • Upbeat, positive, inclusive attitude, and no ego
  • Experience building audio applications is a big plus
  • A music hobby or background is also a big plus


  • Flexibility: Work from anywhere, flexible hours, uncapped time off
  • Wellness: Health/Dental/Vision, generous parental leave, fitness credit, required day off each month to rejuvenate
  • Tools to Work: We cover your internet and all devices/software you need as well as any coffee/tea you buy while working
  • Always be Learning: Books, classes, events, or subscriptions that help you grow

Click here to learn more about our benefits and working at Rapchat