Kik - Android Developer

Android Developer

Kik - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Job description

We are looking for a brilliant Android Developer with strong experience to join our team. As an **Android Developer** at Kik, you’ll be able to leave your mark by working on the Kik native client, the core of Kik Messenger, a product that is used by over 300 million people worldwide.

**Your Impact:**

- Implement new features in the Kik Messenger mobile app.

- Contribute to everything from low-level networking and parsing to application logic to UI implementation.

- Provide feedback into product design.

**Experience We Like:**

- Deep knowledge of Android SDK.

- Experience taking a feature from description through implementation to completion.

- 1+ year of mobile software development experience.

- Strong experience with software design patterns.

- Motivated, “get it done” attitude.

**Perks: **

- Generous Health, Drug and Dental benefits plans, including Family and Travel coverage.

- Stock Options.

- Flexible work hours.

- Catered lunch and dinner from a top restaurant!

- Starbucks!

- Flexible Vacation: 3 weeks plus a 2-week shutdown in December!

- Fully equipped office gym with a shower and towel service, and fitness classes!

- Pingpong and Foosball tables.

- Much more!

**About Kik:**

Our mission is to connect the world through chat. We are doing that by building an ecosystem of services around Kik chat, so users can connect with people, businesses, and the world around them.

Kik is used by millions of users every day where people can chat with friends and connect with chat-based services. Since our company’s founding in 2009, we have raised US$120.5 million from investors including Union Square Ventures, SV Angel, Valiant Capital Partners, and Spark Capital.

In August 2015, Tencent – China’s largest company and the maker of WeChat – invested US$50 million in Kik, valuing the company at US$1 billion.

Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, close to the University of Waterloo, where Kik’s founders were students. We also have offices in Toronto, New York, and Tel Aviv.


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