Senior Software Engineer (Android) at Emerge Tools (W21)
$160K - $220K  •  0.10% - 0.35%
Supercharge your mobile apps
US / Remote (US)
3+ years
About Emerge Tools

Emerge is a suite of developer tools designed to supercharge mobile apps and the teams that build them.

In less than three years, Emerge has already been adopted by many of the best mobile teams in the world such as: DoorDash, Square, Airbnb, Duolingo, Dropbox, Bumble and Stripe.

Our team is small, technically experienced and tight knit. We're fully remote spanning from Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston and New York, but love to spend time in person together so we try to have a company retreat a few times a year.

Emerge is backed by top VCs like Y Combinator, Matrix Partners, Haystack Fund and Liquid 2 Ventures.

Emerge was featured in TechCrunch and picked as one of their favorite companies after YC's Demo Day.

If there is no posted role that fits what you're looking for but you're passionate about joining, please reach out

About the role
Skills: TypeScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Java, Kotlin, Ruby

What we’re looking for

Emerge is building the future of mobile development. We already offer an extensive suite of tooling for both iOS and Android (Size Analysis, Performance Analysis & Snapshots) and work closely with many of the biggest & best companies in mobile (DoorDash, Square, Airbnb, Duolingo, Dropbox, Bumble and Stripe).

We’re looking for someone who can help maintain, grow and innovate our Android products. A typical day might involve diving deep into low-level Android internals, improving how our customers interact with our tooling (Gradle plugin, web app), executing accurate + reliable performance tests on physical devices or exploring new areas for optimization in the Android runtime.

An ideal candidate

  • Thrives in a fast moving, self-starter environment (we strive for a culture similar to Gitlab, but adapted for a small team)
  • Extensive hands-on experience in Android app development, preferably on an app shipped to millions of users developed by a large team
  • Deep knowledge of Android internals, ART, Dex compilation & execution, asset/resource management, etc
  • Native library and/or Unity experience
  • Familiar and excited about backend/fullstack, product work (Typescript, Ruby, Serverless & AWS)


  • 401k Matching: Match 100% up to the first 6% of pay
  • Charity Matching: Up to $1,000 a year matched to the charity of your choice
  • Top-tier Insurance: Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO: Flexible time off to ensure work-life balance
  • Personal CPA: Up to $500 a year reimbursed for an accountant for your personal taxes
  • Frontend: React, Next.js, Tailwind, Vercel, Typescript
  • Backend: Node.js, Typescript, AWS, Serverless, Ruby
  • Android: Kotlin, Java, AWS Device Farm
  • iOS: Swift, Objective-c, Macstadium, AWS Device Farm
  • Organization: Notion, Linear, Airtable
Interview Process

Our process can be flexible and dependent on the candidate, but here's a quick general overview:

  • Initial screening call with Josh
  • 50 minute technical interview with Ryan/Trevor
  • 50 minute system design interview with Trevor/Ryan
  • Technical chat with Noah
  • Deeper culture, product & technical conversation with Josh

During our interview process you'll be talking directly with the people that you'll be working closely with every day. Typically we try to make decisions within 3 weeks, but can be flexible on timelines!

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