Android Engineering Manager

 •  Tumblr New York, NY

Internet Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17
New York, NY
Internet Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17

Tumblr is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager, with strong technical instincts, to lead theAndroid Core engineering team. This team, along with a few Product oriented groups, is responsible for building an amazing Tumblr experience on the Android platform.


What you’ll do:

  • Meet regularly with the engineers on the Android team to discuss project progress, internal processes, career development, mentoring, and general satisfaction.
  • Help set team goals and technical direction while ensuring that they align with the goals ofthe larger organization.
  • Take a leadership role in determining technical policies for developing our Android applications.
  • Continue to be active in the development process itself—writing and reviewing code.
  • Help hire, onboard, and train new members of the Android team.
  • Create an environment in which your team members are continuously challenged and exposed to new opportunities.


What we're looking for:

  • A history of shipping Android software.
  • Several years of serving in either an engineering management role or a team lead role.
  • Deep understanding of Android & Java design patterns and API design.
  • An appreciation for pragmatism and simplicity in code.
  • Knowledge of Android performance techniques.
  • A strong product and design sensibility.
  • Enthusiasm for Tumblr as a product.
  • A good sense of humor and a love of collaboration.
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