The New York Public Library is reshaping the world of e-books and library lending with its SimplyE and Open eBooks mobile applications. These e-reading apps let people connect to their local libraries, check out e-books free of charge, and begin reading effortlessly.
Our small and dedicated team is looking for a Senior Android Mobile Engineer who shares our passion of improving public access to information. At the main NYPL branch near Bryant Park, you'll experience the pleasure of working full-time on open-source software, enjoy a healthy work-life balance, and be proud to know you're improving the lives of users around the country.
While we offer the opportunity to learn and develop for both Android and iOS:
You should have a strong command of Java and Gradle, be intimately familiar with Google's Material Design guidelines, and know your way around the usual SDKs. While our existing codebase is primarily written in Java, we make use of Kotlin for new development whenever possible.
In addition, you should:
Special consideration will be given to candidates with: