Sr. Software Engineer (Android) - Engineering Platform

3-5 years
4 months ago
Job Description

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior Android Engineer who has a passion for solving engineering challenges such as enhancing the build system, optimizing app performance, refining platform tools, and creating internal frameworks for reusable code. We are looking for someone with experience in collaborating within distributed teams of at least three Android developers and who enjoys advocating for innovative engineering concepts. This engineer will be part of a mobile platform team responsible for setting engineering direction and developing foundational components for over 100+ Android engineers.

Initially, your focus will be improving the mobile build system currently using Gradle. Your tasks will include enhancing build performance, implementing automation to streamline the development process for product developers, and working on automation for code analysis, various test frameworks, and enhancements to the CI pipeline, among other responsibilities.

What You Will Do

    • Work closely with product engineers across multiple Android apps, to unify the build standards
    • Continue pushing the limits to make sure engineers have better experience with Android Studio
    • Measure and Identify bottlenecks in the current build system and fix them over time
    • Forecast and work towards future-proofing Android platform engineering services
    • Resolves disputes and makes tradeoffs keeping a balance between delivery and tech
    • Define and drive best engineering practices in alignment with all product groups.

What You Will Need

    • 3+ years of mobile engineering experience with Android as primary expertise
    • Hands-on engineer with a focus on writing easy-to-read code than over-engineering
    • Should have worked on projects (preferably Frameworks/SDKs) that involve collaborating with multiple teams
    • Well-versed in architectural approaches, testing, and performance when it comes to building mobile apps
    • Passion for building scalable and composable systems that would last long
    • Participating and ability to make decisions in the architecture design review
    • Prioritizes and values work that is underrated but increases the predictability, quality & throughput of delivery
    • Escalates challenges that are outside their control but affect the squad's delivery
    • Prioritize work based on understanding the trade-off between quality, tech-debt, and delivery.
About the Team

MxT(Mobile Excellence and Tooling) is the mobile platform team at Gojek. We build small tools and standardize processes, SDKs so that product engineers can focus on Product Features. The team acts as a Center of Excellence for app performance and mobile security along with improving mobile engineers developer experience and productivity (working in teams like GoRide, GoFood, Transport, GoPartner, etc).

Core areas that we focus on -
Developer Experience and Tooling: We are a super app consisting of 22 products, each big enough to be a startup on its own. Apart from this, we have equally feature-rich driver and merchant apps. This pod is on a mission to evaluate build systems and migrate to them to get granular control on how we build our apps and the time required for the same. Reliability of CI infra for mobile apps and automated PR feedback are also the responsibilities of this team.

Foundation and Building Blocks: This team works on creating common frameworks, as in NetworkSDK, Clickstream, etc, which internal products use to build upon and code generators for boilerplates. The team also takes care of making sure the Gojek app performance is top-notch and industry-leading!

App Excellence and Insights Tooling: The purpose of the App Excellence and Insights Team is to drive the success of our mobile applications by enabling teams to better monitor, maintain, and improve performance and providing data-driven insights to inform decision-making. We will identify areas for improvement, and provide recommendations to enhance app performance and ultimately user satisfaction.

About GoTo Group
GoTo Group is the largest digital ecosystem in Indonesia with its mission to Empower Progress by offering technological infrastructure and solutions for everyone to access and thrive in the digital economy. The GoTo ecosystem consists of on-demand transportation services, food and grocery delivery, logistics and fulfillment, as well as financial and payment services through the Gojek and GoTo Financial platforms.It is the first platform in Southeast Asia that hosts these crucial cases in a single ecosystem, capturing the majority of Indonesia's vast consumer household.

About Gojek
Gojek is Southeast Asia's leading on-demand platform and pioneer of the multi-service ecosystem with over 2.5 million driver partners across the regions offering a wide range of services such as transportation, food delivery, logistics and more. With its mission to create impact at scale, Gojek is committed to resolving consumer problems and raising standards of living by connecting consumers to the best providers of goods and services in the market.

About GoTo Financial
GoTo Financial accelerates financial inclusion through its leading financial services and merchants solutions. Its consumer services include GoPay and GoPayLater and serve businesses of all sizes through Midtrans, Moka, GoBiz Plus, GoBiz, and Selly. With its trusted and inclusive ecosystem of products, GoTo Financial is open to new growth opportunities and aims to empower everyone to Make It Happen, Make It Together, Make It Last.

Job Source:

Gojek is an Indonesian on-demand multi-service platform and digital payment technology group based in Jakarta. Gojek was first established in Indonesia in 2010 as a call center to connect consumers to courier delivery and two-wheeled ride-hailing services. Gojek launched its application in 2015 with only four services: GoRide, GoSend, GoShop, and GoFood. Valued at US$10 billion today, Gojek has transformed into a super app, providing more than 20 services.

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