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Dow Jones Senior Android Engineer in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

News Corp’s technology division, NewsTech, is building a platform that powers the next-generation of dynamic mobile applications. We are looking for a Senior Android Engineer to help us architect and build this platform. You will be working with technologies that power 30+ apps used by millions of users every day.

You will work with a collaborative technical team to develop this platform, write implementation solutions that deliver on Product Strategy, and adhere to established engineering best-practice design guidelines and principles. You will partner with Software Engineers, UX/UI designers, Quality Assurance Engineers, Product Owner(s), and Delivery Manager(s) to deliver high-performing quality customer experiences that are engaging and purposeful. This role will report to the Android Engineering Lead and can be located at News Corp’s HQ office in Midtown, NYC, Princeton, or a remote work arrangement.

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with Software Engineers, UX/UI designers, Quality Assurance Engineers, Product Owner(s) and Delivery Manager(s) to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that are engaging and purposeful

  • Actively participate in all team agile ceremonies, contributing to ensure that all team commitments are delivered on time and of the highest quality

  • Be an active advocate of the Android platform through both internal and external developer communities

  • Work closely with different teams across mobile platforms to deliver cross-functional features

  • Remain an active learner in all technologies related to Android development (Kotlin, Jetpack Compose, Android SDK, Kotlin Multiplatform, 3rd party libraries, etc.)

  • Influence and contribute to group discussions and incorporate feedback/communication from the broader team

  • Actively engage with developers outside of the platform team across different business units and disciplines

  • Own and lead delivery of major components and platform needs in partnership with senior engineers and business units

  • Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across the Platform and business unit teams

  • Identify technical obstacles early and work closely with teams across business units to find creative solutions

Who You Are:

  • Degree in Computer Science from a four-year university strongly preferred, but other majors and relevant industry experience are also acceptable

  • 6 years of experience in Android application development including previous management experience

  • Solid foundational knowledge of the Android UI Toolkit

  • Experience in architecting software libraries in Android

  • Experience with consuming data from REST APIs and GraphQL

  • At least 3 years of experience with Kotlin

  • At least 2 years of experience with GraphQL

  • At least 1 year of experience with Jetpack Compose

  • At least 1 year of experience with Agile practices

  • Positive attitude, curious to learn, and take on new challenges.

  • Passionate about producing quality work with a desire to problem-solve.

About News Corp

News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, and pay-tv distribution in Australia. Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

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Business Area: HQ

Job Category: Technology Group

Req ID: 33527