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Engineering Manager, Mobile

Engineering | Singapore, Singapore | Full Time

Job Description

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than tens of millions of viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

We are in search of a talented Engineering Manager, Mobile. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will be leading a talented, collaborative team at the forefront of exciting new ventures in the digital media space. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • To manage and mentor engineering teams for Android and iOS app
  • Work closely with Product Manager to define the roadmap for the apps
  • Responsible for defining the engineering roadmap and driving Engineering Excellence within the team


  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or similar applied technical field
  • 5+ years building native applications for iPhone, iPad and/or Android devices
  • 2+ years of manager-level experience leading Android, iOS or mobile web team members
  • Portfolio of published applications
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Solid understanding of the mobile ecosystem from reporting to 3rd party libraries and services
  • Strong understanding of software development process/Agile/lean
  • Full stack capabilities and have experience designing with restful APIs
  • Good understanding of Android and/or iOS UI patterns and style guides
  • Experience working with any of the following is a plus:
    • Swift, Objective C, UIKit, StoreKit, AVFoundation
    • Instruments
    • XCode Unit/UI Testing
    • Fastlane + Jenkins CI/CD
    • Git
    • Android Studio
    • Networking Libraries (Volley, Retrofit, etc)
    • Payments (Inapp Purchase/Subscriptions)
    • Android TV
    • Chromecast
    • Annotation frameworks (Dagger, ButterKnife, etc)
    • Build tools (Gradle, Ant)
    • QA Automation tools (Espresso Test Suite, Robotium, etc)
    • Google Play Developer Console
    • Amazon Developer Console
    • Video Player Libraries (ExoPlayer)

We’re small but 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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