Technical Software Engineering Manager - Android

  • South Jordan, UT, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Software Engineering

Company Description

Together we make. Come make with us.

Overview

At Cricut®, we believe that we’re all born makers. When we built our first cutting machine, we saw the potential for a simple yet powerful tool to completely transform the way people craft, design, and DIY. Since then, we continue to innovate with new machines, platforms, materials, and tools, but that’s just what we do. Who we are is a bustling worldwide community, a means for connection, and an outlet for unbridled creativity. Join us as we place the power of handmade into the hands of ALL.

Life

Love your work. And your coworkers.

Our company is made up of A+ human beings. We ask tough questions, entertain ideas outside of our own, and work together to make something bigger than ourselves. With Cricut® growing in China, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, as well as Europe and South America, we’re on an unstoppable roll, satisfying that innate creative itch around the world. We train, develop, and celebrate great work with hallway high fives and promotions within. We also throw the world’s best Halloween party.

Enjoy incredible perks.

We take care of our team. We offer medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits, as well as pet insurance, 401K match, life insurance, incentive programs, paid time off, on-site massages, phenomenal work-life balance, and employee discounts.

Like what you see? We can’t wait to meet you!

Job Description

  • Work collaboratively with fellow department members, project managers, test engineers, and designers to develop and maintain Cricut Android applications 
  • Lead Agile/Scrum development 

  • Lead the engineering team in developing new features, improving existing features and improving the quality of the apps 

  • Work with engineering to figure out architecture, work-breakdown, estimates and schedules 

  • Apply software engineering design patterns to develop well-structured, performant application code 

  • Perform code reviews, write unit and UI tests, and contribute to architectural planning and refactoring 

  • Ensure best coding practices 

  • Collaborate with API teams on API design 

  • Training, mentorship, and development of team members 

Qualifications

 

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or comparable field 

  • 3+ years of relevant software engineering management experience 

  • 5+ years of experience in building complex apps and systems with a focus on software architecture & design, multi-threading, memory usage and performance 

 

Required Skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels of engineers and managers 

  • Excellent software architecture & design, programming, problem solving and debugging skills 

  • Extensive experience developing Android mobile native applications in Kotlin/Java 

  • Solid understanding of the full Android mobile development life cycle 

  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles and best practices 

  • Experience developing native Android applications on Android 6.0 API level 23 and above 

  • Experience with at least one of these design architectures: MVVM, MVC, VIPER, Clean (Onion Architecture) 

  • Expert in UI layouts and creating adaptive layouts for various hardware configurations 

  • Experience writing custom views and controls 

  • Experience consuming RESTful JSON/XML web services 

  • Experience in testing high volume applications: unit test, integration test, Espresso Test, performance test 

  • Experience using external commercial and open-source libraries 

  • Experience with Git and GitFlow 

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile methodologies 

  • A solid grasp of fundamental algorithms, data structures, and design patterns 

  • Portfolio of apps that you have built, ideally available in the Google Play App Store 

  • Ability to prototype new features and redesign existing ones 

  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions 

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams 

  • Aptitude and desire to independently learn modern technologies 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in continuous integration and delivery (e.g., Bitrise) 
  • Experience with the Android Bluetooth stack (Classic, BLE) 

  • Experience in animation and graphics 

  • Experience in dependency injection framework (e.g., Dagger, Hilt) 

  • Experience with Jetpack Navigation 

  • Experience with Android performance profiling tools and optimization techniques 

  • Experience with Open API standard (Swagger) 

  • Experience with push notification 

  • Experience with in-app purchase and subscription service 

  • Working knowledge of Internationalization 

  • Advanced Gradle experience 

 

Nice to have 

  • Proficient in C, C++ 

  • Experience releasing app to the Google Play App Store 

  • Experience with Google Firebase Analytics and Crashlytics 

  • Experience with Android NDK and JNI 

  • Familiar with Jetpack Compose 

  • Experience in developing iOS mobile native applications in Swift/SwiftUI 

Additional Information

What to Do Next: 

Please attach your resume including links to your portfolio where applicable. If you want to show your super powers in other ways – include that information too. You can be sure that Cricut® is an employer who values individuality, equality and diversity, so tell us what you’re all about. If you are a Maker or a DIY enthusiast, whether you think you are a good one or not, we would love to hear about it when you send us your information!

At Cricut®, we celebrate inclusion and diversity. Cricut is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Cricut prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Cricut participates in E-Verify.