Facebook Instagram - Software Engineer, Android (Messaging Infrastructure) 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.
The Instagram Direct team works on building the messaging service for the visual future, to strengthen relationships with the people closest to you through shared visual moments. With over 375 million monthly users, Direct is already one of the top global messaging services by number of active users.
Build client side mobile infrastructure for Instagram Direct in Android Java
Architect efficient and modular abstractions that drive reliable and performant messaging
Debug messaging infra issues at scale, every edge case is seen by millions of people
Improve messaging reliability, performance and efficiency across the Instagram app and the Direct app
B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years in software development experience
5+ years experience building Android applications
4+ years experience building Android frameworks in Java using Android SDK
Experience architecting and leading Android infrastructure projects
Experience in understanding large code bases, including API design techniques
Experience in the following technologies:
Experience with multi-threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
Experience with SQLite and mobile specific caches
Experience with push notifications and background fetching
Experience with networking, client-server APIs and protocols
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