Android Engineer - Design System

Palo Alto, CA (Open to US-based Remote)

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We're looking for an Android software engineer to join our Design System team. As part of the Design System team, you will design, implement and own UI infrastructure, component libraries, designer and developer tools. In this role, you will impact the UI of our whole product and solve complex and challenging problems. You will be a part of achieving our vision to enable product teams to build delightful, recognizable products our clients trust and love.

As a core member of the Design System team, you will:

  • Collaborate with other engineers and designers to build UI infrastructure, component libraries, and developer tools
  • Design and build high-quality infrastructure; making the right tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability
  • Collaborate with iOS and Web engineers on the team to build UI infrastructure across all frontend platforms
  • Get an opportunity to work with leadership to define the team's priorities and initiatives
  • Work independently, use available resources to get unblocked, and complete tasks on schedule by exercising strong judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to peers

This role could be a fit if you have:

  • 2+ years of professional Android development experience
  • Proficiency with Java or Kotlin
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Passion for creating great UI/UX experiences
  • Passion for working on the infrastructure that impact engineers, designers, and clients
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • BS or MS in computer science, related field, or equivalent professional experience

Once you join, Wealthfront will:

  • Pair you with a mentor who will guide you through our structured onboarding program
  • Encourage you to work on projects that match your professional goals
  • Support your professional development by providing feedback during weekly 1:1s and our semi-annual reviews
  • Provide you autonomy so you can be a happy and successful member of our team

  • * Note: This role can be U.S.-based remote or based in Palo Alto, CA, San Francisco, CA or Boston, MA.

About the stack

  • Kotlin
  • Coroutines/RxJava
  • Swagger / Retrofit / OkHttp
  • Dagger
  • JUnit/Mockito/Espresso
About the Team
The Design System team's mission is to raise the quality bar of our products while improving consistency for our clients and the productivity of both engineers & designers. We do this by building tools, frameworks, and processes that empower our product teams to deliver more cohesive experiences and make our products easier to maintain. 
Long term, we want to enable product teams to build delightful, recognizable products our clients' trust and love. 
Consistency: We encourage reuse and standardization, which provides a more consistent experience and recognizable product. Quality: We provide high-quality components, tools, and primitives to build delightful features.Velocity: We make it effortless for product teams to build new features when using the design system quickly. Additionally, this enables product teams to focus on the bigger picture of the core product, not solving UI/UX problems.

Everyone across the financial spectrum deserves to live secure and rewarding lives. In order to successfully serve clients across the United States, the Wealthfront team is focused on hiring team members with a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Wealthfront
Wealthfront started with the ambition to transform the investment advisory business, with the goal to unlock access to high quality investment advice for millions who were underserved by the traditional institutions. We built the first automated investment product that allows you to invest in a personalized portfolio of thousands of companies in seconds for a remarkably low fee; we then expanded into banking which made it remarkably easy for people to automate their finances end-to-end and eliminated the hassle of money management, all of which resulted in attracting more than $27 billion of our client’s hard earned savings, created the robo-advisor category and transformed the broader industry. And yet, we have a long way to go to achieve our mission to build a financial system that favors people, not institutions. 

Wealthfront’s vision is to make it delightfully easy to build long-term wealth on your own terms. This vision is more relevant than ever because millions more people are getting into the market early and investing their hard earned savings in a handful of stocks. While this is a great way to start, it is inconsistent with building long-term wealth. We want to empower young investors to expand their horizon, and easily explore and execute on a wider range of investing strategies, make informed investment decisions that are consistent with their values and beliefs while also making it effortless to grow and compound their savings exponentially, that’s transformational to their lives and their long-term future. 
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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