Android Engineer

Quizlet’s mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month over 30 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 200 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. We are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and by drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and tracing pedagogy in cognitive science. We are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.

Quizlet is a leading company in education technology with proven traction and huge growth ahead. Our business model is strong and got us to profitability before raising venture capital money. Come help us scale one of the fastest growing and highest quality consumer learning brands, as we develop innovative simple-to-use study tools that help students everywhere. Quizlet is a fun and unique company in a truly exciting phase of its growth.   

The Role

Quizlet’s Android app is already in the top ten education apps in the Google Play store and has been consistently averaging a 4.7+ star rating over the past year. Android is our fastest growing platform with a huge opportunity in the international markets.

You must be excited by tackling the unique challenges of handling and presenting user-generated content on a large scale. In addition, you should be able to apply knowledge of how users interact with Quizlet to build intuitive features that will be delightful to use and directly increase Quizlet’s impact on education.

Required Qualifications

The ideal Android team member for Quizlet should:

  • Be deeply excited about the impact your work will have on the lives of students and teachers every day.
  • Enjoy collaborating with an experienced team to innovate in both product and engineering decisions
  • Have a solid foundation in Java/CS fundamentals and experience with Kotlin
  • Highly value engineering discipline in unit tests, integration tests and code review
  • Be interested in contributing to the Android community with open source projects, blog posts and/or speaking at conferences/meetups.
  • Have experience using popular libraries for Android development in the networking, database, and UI layers.
  • Be familiar with reactive programming and/or RxJava.
  • Have proven experience building high-quality apps, ideally published on Google Play.

Quizlet’s Team Culture

We are here to make education better and more accessible. We strive to improve the lives of students and teachers at every stage and in every setting. We have a bias for action, take initiative, and hustle to deliver results. We make informed decisions whenever possible but are unafraid to take calculated risks on great ideas to promote learning. We embrace challenges and see effort as the path to mastery. We’re constantly seeking opportunities to learn and we embrace curiosity. Quality matters at Quizlet, and we hold the bar high on everything we do. We sweat the details and take personal accountability and pride in anything that carries the Quizlet name. We speak up, jump in and work with each other to fix problems, and never say "that's not my job." We treat each other with honesty and respect, encourage vigorous debate, and seek critical feedback. We value diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to our success — as individuals, as a team, and as a company.

Quizlet’s success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are actively working to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities we serve, and an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Come join us!


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