Change the future of education at Cambly.
English learners can now access seemingly unlimited free content and software for learning vocabulary and grammar. As with any subject, it’s also important to complement that learning with practice to exercise those new skills. For language education, that means having actual conversations with real English speakers.
At Cambly our mission is to provide students with an easy and affordable way to practice and improve their English skills. The Cambly app gives English learners instant 1-on-1 access to friendly native speakers over video chat 24/7. Cambly students speak over 30 languages and live in over 130 countries. English isn’t just a hobby for Cambly students. It’s a critical skill that can change their lives.
We have a small team running a large and rapidly growing business in our SF HQ. We look forward to hearing from you!
About Cambly: Our mission is to bring high quality English education to every English learner in the world at the touch of a button. Think of us as the Airbnb that matches English students with English tutors and come help us build the world’s largest English learning marketplace and school.
We're looking for talented engineers who are passionate about changing the way people learn languages. As a Cambly engineer, you'll be part of a small and fast-moving engineering team running a substantial business that's changing lives. We've been growing rapidly among English learners around the world, so you'll get to learn what it's like to join a fast growing startup that's creating opportunities for our students and tutors alike.
As an Android-focused Senior Software Engineer, you'll be responsible for leading our technical strategy on the Android platform. Android is the dominant platform in many of our top markets and the largest platform for new signups. You'll be responsible for making sure Android users feel the magic when we instantly connect them with a native English speaker for the first time. You'll also be responsible for building the Android infrastructure that will enable our growing team to build and ship Android features quickly. Our codebase is primarily in Kotlin and all new features are written in Kotlin.
Requirements -A product-minded approach to engineering. You should be excited about working directly with our students, tutors, and our international team to make sure students have an amazing experience. -5+ years of experience building and shipping consumer-facing Android software quickly using Kotlin or Java as part of a team. -Experience with the latest best practices and libraries used in modern Android development. -A global perspective. You should be excited about building an app in 10+ languages that integrates with the social networks and payment methods used by our students. -On a small and nimble team, every engineer should be able to learn new technologies quickly and jump in anywhere in our stack. While this position is specifically for Android, you should be excited about dabbling in all the parts of Cambly including our python backend, iOS, and React.js frontend.
Life @Cambly includes... -Cash Flow Positive for over 5 years - check us out in Forbes -60M VC backed but haven't touched any of it - check out why Bessemer invested in us -Hybrid First Company (M, T, Th) -Catered Lunches -100% of Medical, Dental, and Vision paid along with matching 401k -Maternity and Paternity Paid Leave -20 days of true, unbothered PTO -End-of-year shutdown -Family-friendly environment with amazing WLB and Culture -Helping others around the world unlock economic opportunities by learning English
Also: We are proud to be a highly inclusive company and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe in order to thrive, businesses need a diverse team and leadership. We welcome every background, identity, abilities, and mindset to join us on our mission to make high-quality English education for all. Everyone is welcome here.
iOS, Android, Python, React JS