Senior Software Engineer (Android)

Vancouver, BC

WillowTree is hiring for empathetic, curious developers to join our growing team. We work in a fast-paced and energizing atmosphere, helping our clients’ ideas come to life by building robust mobile and web applications. Our Android technologies vary by project, so we value flexibility and willingness to learn. Our goal is to build amazing solutions for our clients, and our Mobile experience is a crucial part of how we deliver on that promise.


We understand our responsibility to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place within the tech industry, while pushing to make our industry more representative. Because of this responsibility, we need candidates who value diversity and inclusion through their work, team collaboration, or mentorship. So in your cover letter, we encourage you to reflect on diversity, equity, and inclusion.


  • Are driven by curiosity and enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Are motivated by solving problems and finding creative solutions
  • Believe in autonomy and taking initiative
  • Have professional programming experience — we’re thinking at least 5 years
  • Have built and shipped code that is durable, secure, scalable, always up and running
  • Have a strong understanding of the Android development Lifecycle and ecosystem including languages, frameworks, and libraries e.g. Java, Kotlin, Room, Coroutines/Flow, RxJava, Dagger 2, Gradle, Fragments, OkHttp3, Retrofit or Volley
  • Are comfortable using IDE’s, version control such as Git and/or command line tools
  • You have familiarity with CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins, CircleCI, Azure, GitHub Actions) and experience setting up deployment pipelines
  • Frequently use frameworks such as Espresso, JUnit, Mockito/Mockk to write automated tests for your code
  • Can architect robust networking and data modeling layers
  • Have owned the delivery of major features and components
  • Champion programming best practices (SOLID) and are well-versed in different modular design and component-based architectural patterns e.g. MVC, MVVM
  • Proactively identify risks and approach them with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Are able to provide recommendations on what are the best ways to solve a problem for a particular platform
  • Consider 'big picture' perspectives and can successfully balance business goals and technical constraints
  • Experience working in Agile-based projects including Scrum and/or Kanban processes and ceremonies
  • Enjoy mentoring other developers

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