Android Engineering Manager -Android SDK

New York, NY

100% Remote


$80/hr - $95/hr

Job Description 

This company is determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent. They are a popular media conglomerate with various news and entertainment television networks, a world-renowned motion picture company, popular theme parks and a leading streaming platform… and they’re looking for their next Engineering Manager for their Core Video Android team!

The Core Video Android Team is a crucial part of their streaming platform. The team builds a video playback SDK which abstracts away all the complexities of DRM protected playback and download, analytics, and dynamic ad insertion so that their clients can focus on creating great user experiences. To achieve this wide array of functionality, while maintaining an easy-to-use interface, they value good coding practices, solid design patterns, and follow principles for sustainable technology solutions in an agile environment.

This team is looking for the best ways to solve problems… and they are looking for teammates who equally share their passion for problem solving! This position is contract-to-hire, with a conversion after 60-90 days.

  • Produce a reliable, performant, configurable, state of the art SDK
  • Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns while adhering to best engineering practices
  • Help developers optimize their code, work closely with team of developers
  • Speak to specific issues and technicalities
  • Strive to constantly improve quality of engineering through code reviews, pair programming, and other collaborative practices
  • Ensure quality and confidence in software by writing effective automated unit tests
Required Skills & Experience:
  • At least 6+ years of professional software development experience
  • Significant experience with Android SDK
  • Significant experience with Android platform
  • Significant experience with API design
  • Strong skills writing and testing code in Kotlin
  • Enthusiasm building an Android framework that handles all aspects of video playback
  • Strong working experience with cross organizations and several teams across the company
  • Passion for leading others
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with VOD and/or linear video playback on ExoPlayer
  • Experience with building and publishing Android libraries
  • Experience with Kotlin Coroutines and Flows or RX Java and/or Kotlin multiplatform
  • Pay rate is 80-95/hr.
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Variety of other perks
The Motion Recruitment network provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.


You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Carlos Garcia