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Android Platform Engineer

Sydney Engineering - Android Full-time
At Canva, we’re transforming the way the world designs by building a suite of easy-to-use design tools (for graphics, animation, video, and print) in over 100 languages, and across browser-based and mobile platforms. We are now looking for an Android Platform Engineer to join us in our Sydney office. At Canva, we work every day to make a significant positive impact on society. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! 

Since launch in November 2017, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 20 million active users. We are one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world, with software engineering being a core part of who we are. With a recent valuation of USD $3.2bn and having achieved profitability years ago, we’re building the foundation for the future growth of Canva as we expand our engineering/product development capabilities and global footprint, with new offices set to open in the United States. 

As part of the Mobile Platform team, you will be impacting the mobile user experience by improving the foundations of our Android applications. You will be collaborating with your team to deliver a world class mobile product.
Your Role
  • Work closely with the product team to deliver Canva’s Android offering
  • Create and ship high quality code that gets used by millions of people all over the world
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Engage in technical and product design discussions with the team
  • Collaborate with other team members to figure out the best solutions to difficult engineering problems.
  • Your Skills
  • Android application development experience
  • Experience and knowledge with Kotlin and RxJava
  • Knowledge of native Android architecture, frameworks, and the libraries
  • Computer Science / Software Engineering fundamentals
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience with iOS and HTML/CSS/JS are a plus
  • Perks and Benefits
  • Competitive salary, plus stock options via our ESOP plan
  • Flexible daily working hours, we value work-life balance
  • Breakfast and lunch prepared by our wonderful Vibe team
  • Onsite-Gym and Yoga Membership
  • End-of-Trip Facilities: Bicycle parking and showers
  • Generous parental (including secondary) leave policy
  • Pet-friendly offices
  • Internal Coaches and an Employee Wellness Program
  • Sponsored social clubs, team events, and celebrations
  • Relocation budget for interstate or overseas individuals