Facebook Instagram - Software Engineer, Android (Interactivity) in San Francisco, California


Over 800 million people use Instagram, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to strengthen relationships through shared experiences. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.


Instagram Live has quickly become the largest real-time streaming platform in the world. As a Software Engineer on Live Video, you will help make Instagram the best place for people to connect more deeply with their friends or followers through shared, real-time experiences. We seek Android Engineers with a passion for delivering great user experiences, by both optimizing stability and performance of existing functionality, as well as delivering brand new user-facing features and capabilities to the Live experience.

Required Skills:

  1. Work closely with our product and design teams to build product features for Instagram Live

  2. Implement custom, native user interfaces using the latest Android programming techniques

  3. Analyze and optimize UI and back-end application code for efficiency and performance

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years experience building Android applications

  2. Experience with code bases, including API design techniques

  3. Experience with multi-threaded programming

  4. Experience writing unit tests and testable code

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field

  2. 2+ years of experience building consumer products

  3. Experience in understanding large code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable

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.