Full-Time Job: Android Developers, San Francisco, CA (Goodreads)

Job Title: Android Developers

Job location: San Francisco, CA

Employer: Goodreads

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description

Develop new features and improve existing ones for Goodreads users to tap into the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. This is an opportunity to make a big impact and see your work used and appreciated by a huge base.

The Goodreads Android app combines the power and depth of the Goodreads community with an enormous catalog of books and book reviews.

Android Developers | Responsibilities:

  • Develop applications for Android phones, tablets and ereaders running the Android OS
  • Create compelling device-specific user interfaces and experiences and UI prototypes
  • Write specifications for and help develop on the server side API (Ruby on Rails)

Android Developers | Requirements:

  • Experience with Android SDK, Java, and related technologies
  • Experience developing mobile applications
  • Strong knowledge of an OO language
  • Strong experience with multi-threading / asynchronous logic
  • Understanding of the HTTP protocol
  • Quick learner, with passion for new technologies

Android Developers | Preferred:

  • Developing an API (OAuth, XML, JSON, REST, etc.)
  • Published App in Google Play
  • Avid reader and Goodreads member

Our Environment:

  • Supportive, friendly and fun
  • See your work appreciated by millions
  • Agile, fast paced release cycle
  • Apply open source, cutting edge technology with continual learning opportunities
  • Work with bright, talented colleagues
  • Great location: Downtown San Francisco (Near Market and 1st Streets and near BART)

Company Description

  • Successful start-up with a team of 35
  • We are the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations
  • We are the 7th largest social networking site
  • We have more than 13 million members who have added more than 400 million books to their shelves
  • Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. Along the way, we plan to improve the process of reading and learning throughout the world


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