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Android Engineer

Engineering | Singapore, Singapore | Full Time

Job Description


Dubbed “The Most Innovative Streaming Video Service” by Forbes, Rakuten Viki is the world’s leading platform for Asian entertainment and lifestyle, where tens of millions of people watch their favorite TV shows, movies, and influencer videos and engage with the content. With more than a billion words translated into 200+ languages by a community of avid fans, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Soompi, also part of Rakuten Viki, is one of the biggest global K-pop news sites and the longest-running fandom community. From innovative engagement features to original content and social shopping, Rakuten Viki and Soompi are pushing the boundaries of user engagement and social viewing.

As an Android Engineer at Viki you will be working on improving our apps. We are currently looking for a passionate and collaborative engineer who’s willing to explore new technologies and excel at existing ones. As part of the team, you will get the chance to work with an amazing team of Android developers who shaped our app to become a benchmark of excellence in Google Play. We are featured under Editor's Choice and Android Excellence. In addition, we are among Google’s launch partner for Android instant Apps and Android Go. We are also featured in Android Developer Story and various tech blogs and news sites.


  • B.S or M.S in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 0-2 years of experience working with Android by designing, implementing and testing robust features on the Android application

  • Ability to find innovative ways to increase application efficiency and connectivity, with an emphasis on improving the core user experience

  • Collaborate closely with product and design teams to create innovative user interfaces and features, optimized for mobile platforms

  • An interest to explore, investigate and prototype leading-edge concepts


Bonus Qualifications:

  • Video streaming experience

  • Product design experience with focus on user analytics

  • Experience testing frameworks such as Robotium, Espresso and Firebase Test Lab

  • Experience in refactoring highly complex apps

  • Experience working with reactive programming

  • Prior experience working with in-app subscription

We’re small, innovative and diverse, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 100+ employees. Come break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and its fans everywhere and help us make a difference as we grow.


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