Facebook Android Software Engineer, Building 8 in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. We are looking for an Android Software Engineer for developing Android-based applications. The successful candidate will have strong experience developing high-performance applications on Android using Android SDK, and leveraging deep knowledge of Android to bring rich experiences to large user base.

This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Work closely with product management and design teams to create innovative applications on Android-based platform

  2. Develop new applications, design and implement features and functionality

  3. Focus on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively

  4. Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, high–performance, consumer-facing products

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. or M.S. Computer Science and 5+ years work experience

  2. 8+ years of object-oriented software development experience

  3. 8+ years of experience in building Android applications

  4. Experience in understanding code bases, including API design techniques

  5. Knowledge of Java and Android internals, such as multi-threading, memory management and caching

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.